Breadcrumb Home / World Atlas & Map Library Distance Calculator Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more How Far Is It? Distance From: (example: Saint Moritz Switzerland) Distance To: (example: Library of Congress DC) Distance Calculator now supports locations worldwide! Distance calculations are based on the great circle distance between points, and do not account for differences in elevation. Names and locations used in this application are from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), the federal standard for geographic nomenclature, developed for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and BGN database of foreign geographic feature names. No attempt has been made to supplement those names with others that may be in common use.