Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Acmar. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acmar) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acmar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6215, Longitude: -86.4961 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Acmar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).