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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Middlebourne [Map], which is the Seat of Tyler County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 83 miles [133.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Shiloh 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 216 miles [347.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,038 miles [9,717.2 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 6,755 miles [10,871.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,630 miles [7,451.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Shiloh ...

We have found 99 communities that share the name Shiloh.

Within West Virginia, there are 2 communities which are also named Shiloh. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 97 communities in the United States and Canada - with 98 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Other Communities Located In West Virginia

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hampshire County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the East

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the South


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Chambers County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Chambers County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the South Southwest

Clay County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the Southwest

Covington County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the South Southwest

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Shiloh, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the Southwest

Etowah County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Etowah County   [Map]
Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the Southwest

Marengo County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Marengo County   [Map]
Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the Southwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the South Southwest

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Arkansas

Cleburne County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Cleburne County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 666 miles [1,071.8 km] to the West Southwest

Columbia County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the West Southwest

Drew County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the West Southwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the West Southwest

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the West Southwest

Newton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 715 miles [1,150.7 km] to the West Southwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the West Southwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the West Southwest

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Francis County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the West Southwest

Scott County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 793 miles [1,276.2 km] to the West Southwest

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California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,223 miles [3,577.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Alachua County

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

Brevard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Brevard County   [Map]
Distance: About 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the South

Volusia County

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

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Georgia

Harris County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the South Southwest

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lowndes County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the South Southwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 381 miles [613.2 km] to the South Southwest

McDuffie County

Our profile page for Shiloh, McDuffie County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the South Southwest

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the South Southwest

Troup County

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

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Idaho

Boundary County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Boundary County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,846 miles [2,970.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the West

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Indiana

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the West

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Kansas

Hamilton County

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

Neosho County

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

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Kentucky

Calloway County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Calloway County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Shiloh, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 841 miles [1,353.5 km] to the Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Shiloh, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 808 miles [1,300.3 km] to the Southwest

Union Parish

Our profile page for Shiloh, Union Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 791 miles [1,273 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Androscoggin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Androscoggin County   [Map]
Distance: About 644 miles [1,036.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the East

Charles County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the East Southeast

Dorchester County

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

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Michigan

Ionia County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Ionia County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the Northwest

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Mississippi

Clarke County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the Southwest

Itawamba County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Itawamba County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the Southwest

Lee County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the Southwest

Rankin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rankin County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the Southwest

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Missouri

Butler County

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

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New Jersey

Cumberland County

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

Warren County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 282 miles [453.8 km] to the South Southwest

Camden County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the South Southeast

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 216 miles [347.6 km] to the South Southeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 291 miles [468.3 km] to the South

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Ohio

Brown County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the West

Clermont County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clermont County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the West

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the West

Richland County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the Northwest

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Oklahoma

Logan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 916 miles [1,474.2 km] to the West

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Ontario

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

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Pennsylvania

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Shiloh, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the East

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South Carolina

Abbeville County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Abbeville County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the South Southwest

Charleston County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the South

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the South

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the South

Oconee County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the South Southwest

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the South

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the South

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South Dakota

Hughes County

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

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Tennessee

Bedford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the Southwest

Carroll County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 466 miles [750 km] to the West Southwest

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 329 miles [529.5 km] to the Southwest

Grainger County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Grainger County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the South Southwest

Hardin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the Southwest

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the South Southwest

Humphreys County

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

Jackson County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the Southwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 412 miles [663 km] to the West Southwest

Overton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 314 miles [505.3 km] to the Southwest

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the Southwest

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Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bastrop County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,128 miles [1,815.3 km] to the West Southwest

Dallas County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 979 miles [1,575.5 km] to the West Southwest

Denton County

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

Erath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Erath County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,096 miles [1,763.8 km] to the West Southwest

Gregg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Gregg County   [Map]
Distance: About 906 miles [1,458.1 km] to the West Southwest

Lavaca County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lavaca County
Although located in Lavaca County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Leon County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Leon County
Although located in Leon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Liberty County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Liberty County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km] to the Southwest

Limestone County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km] to the West Southwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,102 miles [1,773.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,628 miles [2,620 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bath County   [Map]
Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the Southeast

King George County

Our profile page for Shiloh, King George County   [Map]
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the East Southeast

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 168 miles [270.4 km] to the South

Southampton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Southampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 285 miles [458.7 km] to the Southeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the East Southeast

Wythe County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Wythe County   [Map]
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the South

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Shiloh ...

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.

Algeria (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest of Shiloh   [Map]
Everett   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Falls Mills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Friendly   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Little   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Locke   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Long Reach   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Point Lookout   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sugar Valley   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Twiggs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Wasp   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Wick   -   3 miles [4.8 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 from Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shiloh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4562, Longitude: -81.0115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh 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 Shiloh 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 310.253 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.212 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.226 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 Shiloh, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Shiloh 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shiloh.



 
 
 

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