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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Seattle [Map], which is the Seat of King County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Stuart to Seattle, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over 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 63 miles [101.4 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,302 miles [3,704.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 90 days and walking would take 131 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,762 miles [10,882.4 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 7,524 miles [12,108.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,645 miles [9,084.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stuart ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Stuart.

While the name Stuart is unique within Washington, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Washington

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Arkansas

Sharp County

Our profile page for Stuart, Sharp County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the East Southeast

British Columbia

Our profile page for Stuart
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

California

San Diego County

Our profile page for Stuart, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,024 miles [1,648 km] to the South Southeast

Santa Barbara County

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

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Colorado

Kiowa County

Our profile page for Stuart, Kiowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,176 miles [1,892.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Florida

Martin County

Our profile page for Stuart, Martin County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,642 miles [4,251.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Iowa

Guthrie County

Our profile page for Stuart, Guthrie County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,415 miles [2,277.2 km] to the East

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Kansas

Smith County

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

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Montana

Deer Lodge County

Our profile page for Stuart, Deer Lodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Nebraska

Holt County

Our profile page for Stuart, Holt County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,160 miles [1,866.8 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Hughes County

Our profile page for Stuart, Hughes County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Stuart   [Map]
Distance: About 2,051 miles [3,300.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Stuart, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Patrick County

Our profile page for Stuart, Patrick County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,234 miles [3,595.3 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stuart ...

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.

Cottage Lake   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest of Stuart   [Map]
Crossroads   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Echo Lake   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fall City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
High Rock   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mint Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Novelty   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Spring Glen   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Stillwater   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Willows   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Stuart. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Edmund Turney Allen
  Aviation pioneer. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Saturday January 4, 1896 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Thursday February 18, 1943 at an age of 47. He was buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edmund Turney Allen<8>
 
Paul Gardner Allen
  Businessman, philanthropist. He was born on Wednesday January 21, 1953 and died in Mercer Island (Washington) on Monday October 15, 2018 at an age of 65. He was buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].

Mercer Island [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Gardner Allen
 
Andy Holm Anderson
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Bremerton (Washington) on Monday November 13, 1922 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Sunday July 18, 1982 at an age of 59.

Bremerton [Map] is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the west of Stuart

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andy Holm Anderson
 
John Archer     (Born as Ralph Bowman)
  Actor. He was born in Osceola (Nebraska) on Saturday May 8, 1915 and died in Redmond (Washington) on Sunday December 5, 1999 at an age of 84.

Redmond [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Archer
 
Earl Averill     (Howard Earl Averill)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Snohomish (Washington) on Wednesday May 21, 1902 and died in Everett (Washington) on Tueday August 16, 1983 at an age of 81.

Snohomish [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Stuart

Everett [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Averill
 
Carlos Bulosan
  Writer, poet, activist. He was born in Binalonan (Philippines) [Map] on Monday November 24, 1913 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Thursday September 13, 1956 at an age of 42. He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (King County, Washington) [Map].

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carlos Bulosan
 
Tom Catlin
  Professional football. He was born in Ponca City (Oklahoma) on Tueday September 8, 1931 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Saturday June 7, 2008 at an age of 76.

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Catlin
 
LeRoy Arthur 'Roy' Grover
  Professional baseball. He was born in Snohomish (Washington) on Sunday January 17, 1892 and died in Milwaukie (Oregon) on Monday February 6, 1978 at an age of 86.

Snohomish [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: LeRoy Arthur 'Roy' Grover
 
Joseph Henry 'Bad Joe' Hall
  Professional hockey. He was born in Staffordshire (England) [Map] on Wednesday May 3, 1882 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Saturday April 5, 1919 at an age of 36.

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Henry 'Bad Joe' Hall
 
Russell Johnson     (Russell David Russell)
  Actor. He was born in Ashley (Pennsylvania) on Monday November 10, 1924 and died in Bainbridge Island (Washington) on Thursday January 16, 2014 at an age of 89.

Bainbridge Island [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Russell Johnson
 
Gypsy Rose Lee     (Born as Rose Louise Hovick)
  Actress, striper, author, playwright. She was born in Seattle (Washington) on Thursday January 8, 1914 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday April 26, 1970 at an age of 56. She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Rose Lee
 
Earl Torgeson     (Clifford Earl Torgeson)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Snohomish (Washington) on Tueday January 1, 1924 and died in Everett (Washington) on Thursday November 8, 1990 at an age of 66.

Snohomish [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Stuart

Everett [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Torgeson
 
Mia Zapata
  Singer. She was born in Louisville (Kentucky) on Wednesday August 25, 1965 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Wednesday July 7, 1993 at an age of 27. She was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky) [Map].

Seattle [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Stuart

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mia Zapata

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

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' distance beginning in Stuart. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stuart) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stuart. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6884, Longitude: -121.9485     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stuart 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 Stuart 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 340.559 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 342.069 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.50 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Stuart 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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<8>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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