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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<1> community of Bryant once stood, the straight-line distance<2> beginning in Bryant to:

  • Lewisburg [Map], which is the Seat of Greenbrier County, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Bryant to Lewisburg, with an average speed<3> 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 most of a day.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 53 miles [85.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 209 miles [336.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,091 miles [9,802.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,802 miles [10,946.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,677 miles [7,526.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<7>

Communities Also Named Bryant ...

We have found 34 communities that share the name Bryant.

While the name Bryant is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 34 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Jackson County

Our profile page for Bryant, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the Southwest

Arkansas

Independence County

Our profile page for Bryant, Independence County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the West

Saline County

Our profile page for Bryant, Saline County   [Map]
Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the West Southwest

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Bryant, Los Angeles County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Los Angeles County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Colorado

Phillips County

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

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Florida

Palm Beach County

Our profile page for Bryant, Palm Beach County   [Map]
Distance: About 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the South

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Georgia

Dodge County

Our profile page for Bryant, Dodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the South Southwest

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Illinois

Fulton County

Our profile page for Bryant, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Indiana

Jay County

Our profile page for Bryant, Jay County   [Map]
Distance: About 284 miles [457.1 km] to the Northwest

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Iowa

Clinton County

Our profile page for Bryant, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Kansas

Butler County

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

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Kentucky

Fayette County

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

Franklin County

Our profile page for Bryant, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 228 miles [366.9 km] to the West

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Louisiana

Iberia Parish

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

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Michigan

Alcona County

Our profile page for Bryant, Alcona County   [Map]
Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Yalobusha County

Our profile page for Bryant, Yalobusha County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Douglas County

Our profile page for Bryant, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the West

Jackson County

Our profile page for Bryant, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the West

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Nevada

Clark County

Our profile page for Bryant, Clark County
This community is historic.
Although located in Clark County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washoe County

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

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New York

New York County

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

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North Carolina

Chatham County

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

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Oklahoma

Okmulgee County

Our profile page for Bryant, Okmulgee County   [Map]
Distance: About 866 miles [1,393.7 km] to the West

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Bryant, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,196 miles [3,534.1 km] to the West Northwest

Linn County

Our profile page for Bryant, Linn County
This community is historic.
Although located in Linn County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Bryant, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Bryant   [Map]
Distance: About 1,355 miles [2,180.7 km] to the Northwest

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South Dakota

Hamlin County

Our profile page for Bryant, Hamlin County   [Map]
Distance: About 976 miles [1,570.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Tennessee

Maury County

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

Sequatchie County

Our profile page for Bryant, Sequatchie County   [Map]
Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the Southwest

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Virginia

Nelson County

Our profile page for Bryant, Nelson County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the East

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Bryant, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,176 miles [3,501.9 km] to the West Northwest

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Bryant, Snohomish County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,172 miles [3,495.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Wisconsin

Langlade County

Our profile page for Bryant, Langlade County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bryant ...

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.

Carl   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast of Bryant   [Map]
Dennis   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Green Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Honeydew (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Leslie   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Lilly Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Maywood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nutterville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Orient Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Rock Cliff   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Snow Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Sturgeon Branch (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bryant, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Bryant. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bryant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bryant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0243, Longitude: -80.7440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bryant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>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 Bryant to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.132 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.861 degrees.

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<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.589 degrees.

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<8>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 Bryant 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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