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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Slickpoo to ...

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

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

  • Nezperce [Map], which is the Seat of Lewis County, lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Slickpoo to Nezperce, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Boise City [Map], which is the State Capital of Idaho, lies 188 miles [302.6 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,057 miles [3,310.4 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 4 days, a buggy would take 81 days and walking would take 117 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,759 miles [10,877.6 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 7,527 miles [12,113.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,585 miles [8,988.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Slickpoo ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Arrow   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North of Slickpoo   [Map]
Clicks   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Craig Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Culdesac   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Eugene   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forest   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
German Settlement   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Joseph   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Snow (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sweetwater   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Woodside (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Lewis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Slickpoo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lewis County: www.lewiscountyid.org/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/



Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Slickpoo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slickpoo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slickpoo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3140, Longitude: -116.7107     [Map].

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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 Slickpoo 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 336.195 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.919 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.236 degrees.

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