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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Weston [Map], which is the Seat of Lewis County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 76 miles [122.3 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Churchville to Charleston, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 191 miles [307.4 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 6,037 miles [9,715.6 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 6,752 miles [10,866.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,627 miles [7,446.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Churchville ...

We have found 15 communities that share the name Churchville.

While the name Churchville is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 15 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of West Virginia

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DuPage County

Our profile page for Churchville, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 433 miles [696.8 km] to the West Northwest


Warren County

Our profile page for Churchville, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the West Northwest


Harford County

Our profile page for Churchville, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the East


Chippewa County

Our profile page for Churchville, Chippewa County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the North Northwest

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New Mexico

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Churchville, Lincoln County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Lincoln County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Monroe County

Our profile page for Churchville, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the North Northeast

Oneida County

Our profile page for Churchville, Oneida County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Churchville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Our profile page for Churchville   [Map]
Distance: About 245 miles [394.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Bedford County

Our profile page for Churchville, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the Northeast

Berks County

Our profile page for Churchville, Berks County   [Map]
Distance: About 280 miles [450.6 km] to the East Northeast

Bucks County

Our profile page for Churchville, Bucks County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the East Northeast

Clarion County

Our profile page for Churchville, Clarion County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the North Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Churchville, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 304 miles [489.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Augusta County

Our profile page for Churchville, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 97 miles [156.1 km] to the Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Churchville ...

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.

Butchersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East of Churchville   [Map]
Coldwater   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Deanville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Fink   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Freemansburg   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Homewood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lightburn   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Pricetown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Brook   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Valley Chapel   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Lewis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Churchville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0973, Longitude: -80.5915     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Churchville 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 Churchville 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 310.009 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.88 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.164 degrees.

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<7>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 Churchville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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