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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Logan [Map], which is the Seat of Logan County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 42 miles [67.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Walnut Hill to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full 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 280 miles [450.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,153 miles [9,902.3 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 6,866 miles [11,049.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,742 miles [7,631.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Walnut Hill ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Walnut Hill.

While the name Walnut Hill is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 36 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Limestone County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the Southwest

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the South Southwest

Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the West

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 731 miles [1,176.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Connecticut

New London County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, New London County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in New London County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Escambia County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the Southwest

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Georgia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Franklin County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the South Southwest

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Illinois

Marion County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the West

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Indiana

Montgomery County

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

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Kansas

Bourbon County

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

Chase County

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

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Kentucky

Allen County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the West Southwest

Fayette County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 129 miles [207.6 km] to the West

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 km] to the Southwest

Vernon Parish

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Vernon Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 290 miles [466.7 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 277 miles [445.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk County

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

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Nebraska

Douglas County

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

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North Carolina

Ashe County

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

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Ohio

Trumbull County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Trumbull County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 249 miles [400.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Fayette County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Beaufort County   [Map]
Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the South Southeast

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Tennessee

Crockett County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Crockett County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the West Southwest

Hawkins County

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

Roane County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 189 miles [304.2 km] to the Southwest

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 87 miles [140 km] to the South

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Virginia

Lee County

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

Petersburg City

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Petersburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the East

Stafford County

Our profile page for Walnut Hill, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Walnut Hill ...

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.

Black Bottom   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of Walnut Hill   [Map]
Diamond   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Dog Patch   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Frogtown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Hedgeview   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Monitor   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Ridgeview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Shamrock   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Trace Junction   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walnut Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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' distance starting from Walnut Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walnut Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8237, Longitude: -82.0293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Hill 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 Walnut Hill 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 310.91 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.72 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.20 degrees.

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<7>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 Walnut Hill 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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<8>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 Walnut Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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