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Timon and Morgan Colonia, Texas

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Timon and Morgan Colonia.

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How Far From Timon and Morgan Colonia 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 Timon and Morgan Colonia to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Timon and Morgan Colonia to:

  • Sinton [Map], which is the Seat of San Patricio County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Austin [Map], which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 163 miles [262.3 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Timon and Morgan Colonia to Austin, 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 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,400 miles [2,253.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 55 days and walking would take 80 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,271 miles [11,701.5 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 7,992 miles [12,861.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,868 miles [9,443.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Timon and Morgan Colonia ...

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.

Bluntzer   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West of Timon and Morgan Colonia   [Map]
Casa Blanca   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Crescent Center   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Five Points   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Flour Bluff Junction   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gregory   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Heritage Acres   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Robstown   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sandy Bluff   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]
Sodville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Violet   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About San Patricio County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timon and Morgan Colonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.9334, Longitude: -97.5942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timon and Morgan Colonia 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 Timon and Morgan Colonia 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 319.733 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.626 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 315.422 degrees.

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