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Suncrest, West Virginia
(Monongalia County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Morgantown [Map], which is the Seat of Monongalia County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 126 miles [202.8 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Suncrest to Charleston, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 165 miles [265.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,987 miles [9,635.1 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 6,702 miles [10,785.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,578 miles [7,367.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Suncrest ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Suncrest.

Within West Virginia, there is just one other community named Suncrest. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 4 communities in the United States and Canada - with 4 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

Communities Outside of West Virginia


Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Suncrest, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the Southwest

British Columbia

Our profile page for Suncrest   [Map]
Distance: About 2,189 miles [3,522.9 km] to the West Northwest


San Diego County

Our profile page for Suncrest, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,092 miles [3,366.7 km] to the West


Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Suncrest, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,683 miles [2,708.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Suncrest ...

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.

Evans Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the South of Suncrest   [Map]
Fieldcrest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Harmony Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Jerome Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Maidsville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Park Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Price Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Randall   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Rosedale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
South Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Star City   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Tanglewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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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 stretches from Suncrest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Suncrest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Suncrest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6551, Longitude: -79.9745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Suncrest 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 Suncrest 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 309.611 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.511 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.698 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Suncrest.