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Introduction ...

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

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

  • Colville [Map], which is the Seat of Stevens County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Aladdin to Colville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Olympia [Map], which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 268 miles [431.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,106 miles [3,389.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 83 days and walking would take 120 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,624 miles [10,660.3 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 7,390 miles [11,893.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,476 miles [8,812.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Aladdin ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Aladdin.

While the name Aladdin is unique within Washington, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Washington


Pike County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,434 miles [2,307.8 km] to the East Southeast


Madison County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Madison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Madison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Black Hawk County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Black Hawk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Black Hawk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Douglas County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Armstrong County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,923 miles [3,094.8 km] to the East

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Crook County

Our profile page for Aladdin, Crook County   [Map]
Distance: About 697 miles [1,121.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Aladdin ...

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.

Echo   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest of Aladdin   [Map]
Goldfield Mill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Leadpoint   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Little Dalles (Historic)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Marble   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Onion Creek   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Park Rapids   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Spirit   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Tiger   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aladdin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7285, Longitude: -117.6714     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aladdin 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 Aladdin 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 337.092 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.123 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.608 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Aladdin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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