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View Poll Results: How close to your birthplace do you live?
0-49 miles 47 29.94%
50-99 miles 7 4.46%
100-249 miles 12 7.64%
250-499 miles 13 8.28%
500-749 miles 8 5.10%
750-999 miles 9 5.73%
1,000+ miles 61 38.85%
Voters: 157. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-24-2009, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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probably 9,000 miles or something. lol.

i was born in Colombo, SL . i left there when i was 2 yrs old.



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Old 04-24-2009, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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About 9 or 10 miles as the crow (or nasgul) flies.
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:39 PM
 
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1,972 straight line distance in statute miles currently, according to google maps. Of course that's across an ocean so you can't really drive it, so it would be more appropriate to say 1,711 nautical miles...
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:43 PM
 
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This poll hasn't been open for very long, but so far it seems like more people live far away from their birthplace.
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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0-49 miles... 13 miles if that

funny.. people on CD seem to be either really far from home or fairly close from home
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Old 04-24-2009, 01:00 PM
 
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Exactly 99 miles from house to house.
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:40 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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2,369 miles.
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Right now I live about 1,400 miles from where I was born at. For most of my life I lived only about 1 mile from the hospital I was born in.
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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from address to address according to Google, 898.9 miles. I have lived further away, it was temporary..... would like to live much closer to my birthplace than I do now.
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Old 04-24-2009, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Full time RV"er
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Originally Posted by city_data91 View Post
You've probably all heard the saying that a lot of Americans live within a short distance of their birthplace. I can't remember the exact percentages and numbers, plus they vary by source. But let's see just how close the people on city-data live to their birthplace.

I live about 90 miles from my birthplace, but that will soon change to about 2,000 miles.
Well let me see??? as the crow flies(coast to coast) about 3,100 miles but as you can see from my sub title going on mkaybe 20,000 road miles and counting. Ha ,Ha and loving every mile.
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