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Highland Springs, California
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Highland Springs.

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How Far From Highland Springs to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Highland Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Highland Springs to:

  • Lakeport [Map], which is the Seat of Lake County, lies just to the North.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 80 miles [128.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Highland Springs to Sacramento, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,437 miles [3,922 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 96 days and walking would take 139 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,348 miles [11,825.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 8,114 miles [13,058.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,183 miles [9,950.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Highland Springs ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Highland Springs.

Within California, there is just one other community named Highland Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 5 communities in the United States - with 6 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in California

Communities outside of California

Communities Outside of California


Hamilton County

Our profile page for Highland Springs, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,959 miles [3,152.7 km] to the East Northeast


Barren County

Our profile page for Highland Springs, Barren County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,996 miles [3,212.3 km] to the East


Summit County

Our profile page for Highland Springs, Summit County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,173 miles [3,497.1 km] to the East Northeast


Grainger County

Our profile page for Highland Springs, Grainger County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,140 miles [3,444 km] to the East

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Henrico County

Our profile page for Highland Springs, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,447 miles [3,938.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Highland Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highland Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9371, Longitude: -122.9069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Highland Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 340.734 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.848 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.467 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Highland Springs.