Hell-Knows-Where is a town on Earth West 1,397,426, located in the world's footprint of Hannibal, Missouri in the Mississippi Valley.[1][2]

The Long War

After the events of The Long Earth, Joshua Valienté, his wife Helen and their son Dan settled in Hell-Knows-Where.[1]

Because of Joshua's connections, it is one of the few towns across the Long Earth to have cellphones and sat-nav.[1]

Joshua was even the mayor around 2040 while Bill Chambers was the town's secretary and accountant.[3]

The Long Mars

In 2045, Joshua and Helen are now separated and Helen and Dan live at Hell-Knows-Where while Joshua haven't lived there for a long time.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Long War - Chapter 2
  2. The Long War - Chapter 3
  3. The Long War - Chapter 4
  4. The Long Mars - Chapter 8
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.