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Sandyville, West Virginia

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Ripley [Map], which is the Seat of Jackson County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Sandyville to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over 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 248 miles [399.1 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 10 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 6,089 miles [9,799.3 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 6,806 miles [10,953.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,681 miles [7,533.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sandyville ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Sandyville.

While the name Sandyville is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of West Virginia


Warren County

Our profile page for Sandyville, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the West Northwest


Carroll County

Our profile page for Sandyville, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the East

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Sandyville   [Map]
Distance: About 907 miles [1,459.7 km] to the Northeast

Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Sandyville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,416 miles [2,278.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Tuscarawas County

Our profile page for Sandyville, Tuscarawas County   [Map]
Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the North

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Pike County

Our profile page for Sandyville, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandyville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9059, Longitude: -81.6607     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sandyville 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 Sandyville 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 310.667 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.601 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.695 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sandyville.