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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Bulltown to ...

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

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

  • Sutton [Map], which is the Seat of Braxton County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Bulltown to Sutton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 64 miles [103 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). 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 189 miles [304.2 km] to the East (E). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,050 miles [9,736.5 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 6,763 miles [10,884 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,638 miles [7,464.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bulltown ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Bulltown.

While the name Bulltown is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

Arkansas

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Bulltown, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the West Southwest

New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Bulltown, Burlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the East Northeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bulltown ...

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.

Bonnie   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West of Bulltown   [Map]
Dutch   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Falls Mill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gem   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gregory   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Heaters   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ireland   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Joppa   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Wildcat (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Orlando   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Wildcat (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bulltown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7887, Longitude: -80.5665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bulltown 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 Bulltown 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 310.004 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.828 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.258 degrees.

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