Map of the day, McDonald’s edition

By Felix Salmon
September 23, 2009
Stephen Von Worley, who has mapped the contiguous USA by how far any given point is from the nearest McDonald's. Turns out the McFarthest Spot, somewhere in South Dakota, is 107 miles, as the crow flies, from a Golden Arch.

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This beautiful map comes from Stephen Von Worley, who has mapped the contiguous USA by how far any given point is from the nearest McDonald’s. Turns out the McFarthest Spot, somewhere in South Dakota, is 107 miles, as the crow flies, from a Golden Arch. There’s something for South Dakota to be proud of!

(Via Matthies)

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Progress. Think of all of the clean restrooms, drive-thrus and free refills this map represents.

stunning

If you normalised this by dividing by population density I’d imagine it’s pretty smooth. Cool that you can see the highways in the West (route 80, 84 and 15).

Posted by Nic Fulton | Report as abusive

This is absolutely disgusting.

Posted by Danny F | Report as abusive

Being from South Dakota…I can tell you there is no Mcdonalds in Glad Valley or Meadow SD. Both towns are less than 100 people…What was he using for his information

Posted by Ryan | Report as abusive