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Antioch, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Antioch.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Antioch to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Antioch to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Antioch to:

  • Centreville [Map], which is the Seat of Bibb County, lies just to the West.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 59 miles [95 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Antioch to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,587 miles [10,600.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,294 miles [11,738.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,171 miles [8,321.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

We have found 95 communities that share the name Antioch.

Within Alabama, there are 6 communities which are also named Antioch. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 89 communities in the United States and Canada - with 94 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Antioch, Calhoun County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Calhoun County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Antioch, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 118 miles [189.9 km] to the Northeast

Covington County

Our profile page for Antioch, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the South Southeast

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Antioch, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the North

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Antioch, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 51 miles [82.1 km] to the Southeast

Pike County

Our profile page for Antioch, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Antioch, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Northwest

Hot Spring County

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Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the West Northwest

Perry County

Our profile page for Antioch, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the West Northwest

Randolph County

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Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the Northwest

Sevier County

Our profile page for Antioch, Sevier County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the West Northwest

White County

Our profile page for Antioch, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the West Northwest

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California

Contra Costa County

Our profile page for Antioch, Contra Costa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,976 miles [3,180.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Antioch, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 440 miles [708.1 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Campbell County

Our profile page for Antioch, Campbell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Campbell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Harris County

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Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the East

Meriwether County

Our profile page for Antioch, Meriwether County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Meriwether County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Polk County

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Distance: About 126 miles [202.8 km] to the East Northeast

Rabun County

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Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the East Northeast

Stewart County

Our profile page for Antioch, Stewart County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Stewart County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Thomas County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Southeast

Troup County

Our profile page for Antioch, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 106 miles [170.6 km] to the East

Twiggs County

Our profile page for Antioch, Twiggs County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Twiggs County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

Lake County

Our profile page for Antioch, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the North

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Indiana

Clinton County

Our profile page for Antioch, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the North

Greene County

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Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the North

Jay County

Our profile page for Antioch, Jay County   [Map]
Distance: About 525 miles [844.9 km] to the North

Switzerland County

Our profile page for Antioch, Switzerland County   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the North Northeast

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Kansas

Miami County

Our profile page for Antioch, Miami County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the Northwest

Osage County

Our profile page for Antioch, Osage County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Osage County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Anderson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Anderson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Carter County

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Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the North Northeast

Harrison County

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Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Antioch, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wolfe County

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Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Claiborne Parish

Our profile page for Antioch, Claiborne Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the West

Jackson Parish

Our profile page for Antioch, Jackson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the West

Lincoln Parish

Our profile page for Antioch, Lincoln Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the West

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Antioch, Attala County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the West

Jasper County

Our profile page for Antioch, Jasper County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jasper County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jones County

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Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the Southwest

Kemper County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the West

Prentiss County

Our profile page for Antioch, Prentiss County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Prentiss County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tate County

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Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the Northwest

Warren County

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Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the West

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Missouri

Clark County

Our profile page for Antioch, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northwest

Clay County

Our profile page for Antioch, Clay County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nebraska

Sheridan County

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Distance: About 1,058 miles [1,702.7 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Brunswick County

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Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the East

Columbus County

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Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the East Northeast

Hoke County

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Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East Northeast

Madison County

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Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the Northeast

Robeson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Robeson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Robeson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wilkes County

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Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Madison County

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Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the North Northeast

Monroe County

Our profile page for Antioch, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Garvin County

Our profile page for Antioch, Garvin County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the West Northwest

Marshall County

Our profile page for Antioch, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the West

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Ontario

Our profile page for Antioch
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Antioch, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the East Northeast

Darlington County

Our profile page for Antioch, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the East Northeast

Edgefield County

Our profile page for Antioch, Edgefield County   [Map]
Distance: About 291 miles [468.3 km] to the East Northeast

Kershaw County

Our profile page for Antioch, Kershaw County   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the East Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Antioch, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the East Northeast

Williamsburg County

Our profile page for Antioch, Williamsburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bedford County

Our profile page for Antioch, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the North Northwest

Davidson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the North

DeKalb County

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Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the North Northeast

Dickson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Dickson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the North

Haywood County

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Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 km] to the Northwest

Henderson County

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Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the North Northwest

Jackson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the North Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Antioch, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Antioch, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the North

Loudon County

Our profile page for Antioch, Loudon County   [Map]
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the North

Tipton County

Our profile page for Antioch, Tipton County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the Northwest

Trousdale County

Our profile page for Antioch, Trousdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 239 miles [384.6 km] to the North

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Texas

Brown County

Our profile page for Antioch, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the West

Cass County

Our profile page for Antioch, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the West

Delta County

Our profile page for Antioch, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the West

Henderson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 500 miles [804.7 km] to the West

Houston County

Our profile page for Antioch, Houston County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 513 miles [825.6 km] to the West Southwest

Johnson County

Our profile page for Antioch, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the West

Madison County

Our profile page for Antioch, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 526 miles [846.5 km] to the West

Panola County

Our profile page for Antioch, Panola County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Antioch, Rusk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rusk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Shelby County

Our profile page for Antioch, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the West

Smith County

Our profile page for Antioch, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the West

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Virginia

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Antioch, Cumberland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cumberland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Fluvanna County

Our profile page for Antioch, Fluvanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Antioch, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 661 miles [1,063.8 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Doddridge County

Our profile page for Antioch, Doddridge County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Doddridge County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mineral County

Our profile page for Antioch, Mineral County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the Northeast

Roane County

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Distance: About 506 miles [814.3 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Antioch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9448, Longitude: -86.9986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Antioch to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.757 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.301 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.495 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Antioch, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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