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East Meadows, West Virginia

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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in East Meadows and extending to:

  • Spencer [Map], which is the Seat of Roane County, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from East Meadows to Charleston, 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.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 231 miles [371.8 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 14 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,081 miles [9,786.4 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 6,796 miles [10,937.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,671 miles [7,517.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named East Meadows ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name East Meadows.

While the name East Meadows is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of West Virginia


Effingham County

Our profile page for East Meadows, Effingham County   [Map]

Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the West.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for East Meadows   [Map]

Distance: About 1,552 miles [2,497.7 km] to the East Northeast.


Salt Lake County

Our profile page for East Meadows, Salt Lake County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,617 miles [2,602.3 km] to the West Northwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near East Meadows ...

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.

Buffalolick (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South of East Meadows   [Map]

Clover   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Grace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Leaning Oak   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Leo (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Nancy Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Otto   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Pink   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Quiet Vale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Reedyville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Rushville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Speed   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Walnut Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7987, Longitude: -81.3365     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Meadows 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 East Meadows 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 310.471 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.363 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.589 degrees.

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