I love it when people think about interesting questions and figure out creative ways to answer their questions. I think the map is just amazing.


The contiguous United States, visualized by distance to the nearest McDonald's.

From the Huffington Post- “Saying McDonald’s is ubiquitous in the United States isn’t terribly newsworthy. But blogger Stephen Von Worley has creatively figured out the farthest distance any hamburger-loving American could be from the Golden Arches.

The answer? 107 miles. Here’s Von Worley on the exact spot in the U.S. where you’d be furthest from a Mickey D’s:

“Between the tiny Dakotan hamlets of Meadow and Glad Valley lies the McFarthest Spot: 107 miles distant from the nearest McDonald’s, as the crow flies, and 145 miles by car!”

Check out the story on Von Worley’s blog-