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How can you determine the mileage between U.S. cities?

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To determine the mileage between two U.S. cities, use an online distance calculator on sites such as WorldAtlas.com, Distance-Cities.com, or DistanceCalculator.GlobeFeed.com. Google.com/Maps also offers a distance calculator and driving directions.

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How can you determine the mileage between U.S. cities?
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To use the WorldAtlas.com calculator, enter the two cities in the search boxes and click Submit to see the driving distance in miles and kilometers, as well as the route highlighted on a Google map.

To use Distance-Cities.com, enter the two cities in the search boxes and click Search to view a page of information about the trip. Information includes the straight-line distance and the driving distance between the two cities in miles, kilometers and nautical miles, and the trip length in minutes and hours. A Google map highlights both the straight line and the driving routes.

DistanceCalculator.GlobeFeed.com offers the same information as Distance-Cities.com and also provides step-by-step driving directions between selected points in the two cities.

Although each of the distance calculator sites features a Google map, the maps on Google.com offer additional information about road construction work that might affect a trip time. Enter the destination city in the search box on Google.com/map and click on Directions to enter the departure city. Click on Search to see the distance and driving time between the two cities and a suggested route map of the trip. Select Show Traffic beside the suggested trip time to view any traffic incidents along the route.

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