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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Silver Beach to ...

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

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

  • Yakima [Map], which is the Seat of Yakima County, lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Silver Beach to Yakima, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • Olympia [Map], which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 83 miles [133.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,271 miles [3,654.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 89 days and walking would take 129 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,818 miles [10,972.5 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 7,582 miles [12,202 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,688 miles [9,153.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Silver Beach ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Silver Beach.

Within Washington, there is just one other community named Silver Beach. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 9 communities in the United States and Canada - with 9 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Washington

Communities outside of Washington


Communities Outside of Washington

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Alberta

Our profile page for Silver Beach   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the North Northeast

Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,387 miles [3,841.5 km] to the East

Idaho

Kootenai County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Kootenai County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the East Northeast

Massachusetts

Barnstable County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Barnstable County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,487 miles [4,002.4 km] to the East

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Michigan

Cheboygan County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Cheboygan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,743 miles [2,805.1 km] to the East

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,377 miles [3,825.4 km] to the East

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New York

Bronx County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Bronx County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,364 miles [3,804.5 km] to the East

Suffolk County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Suffolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,424 miles [3,901 km] to the East

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Virginia

Northampton County

Our profile page for Silver Beach, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,370 miles [3,814.1 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Silver Beach ...

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.

American River   -   23 miles [37 km] to the North of Silver Beach   [Map]
Berry Patch   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cougar Valley   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Crystal Mountain   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Goose Prairie   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Longmire   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Paradise   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Summitview   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunrise   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Willy Dick Crossing   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6448, Longitude: -121.2367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silver Beach 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 Silver Beach 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 339.919 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.27 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.113 degrees.

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