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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Lloydsville 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 Lloydsville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Greensburg [Map], which is the Seat of Westmoreland County, lies just to the West.
  • Harrisburg [Map], which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 133 miles [214 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Lloydsville to Harrisburg, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 159 miles [255.9 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,935 miles [9,551.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,651 miles [10,703.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,527 miles [7,285.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lloydsville ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Lloydsville.

While the name Lloydsville is unique within Pennsylvania, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Pennsylvania

New York

Otsego County

Our profile page for Lloydsville, Otsego County   [Map]
Distance: About 276 miles [444.2 km] to the Northeast

Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Lloydsville, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 85 miles [136.8 km] to the West

West Virginia

Braxton County

Our profile page for Lloydsville, Braxton County   [Map]
Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lloydsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3106, Longitude: -79.4009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lloydsville 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 Lloydsville 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 309.228 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 305.176 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 305.205 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lloydsville.