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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Charleston [Map], which is the Seat of Kanawha County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies just to the Southwest (SW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 249 miles [400.7 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Twomile to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 15 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,111 miles [9,834.7 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 6,825 miles [10,983.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,701 miles [7,565.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Twomile ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Twomile.

While the name Twomile is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

Oregon

Coos County

Our profile page for Twomile, Coos County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,239 miles [3,603.3 km] to the West Northwest

Pennsylvania

McKean County

Our profile page for Twomile, McKean County   [Map]
Distance: About 296 miles [476.4 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twomile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3670, Longitude: -81.6068     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twomile 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 Twomile 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 310.645 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.498 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.847 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Twomile.