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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:

  • Centre [Map], which is the Seat of Cherokee County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Antioch to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 575 miles [925.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,469 miles [10,410.8 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 7,177 miles [11,550.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,054 miles [8,133.6 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

Bibb County

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

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.

Covington County

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Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the South Southwest

Lauderdale County

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Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the West Northwest

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 138 miles [222.1 km] to the South Southwest

Pike County

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Distance: About 171 miles [275.2 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Craighead County

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Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the West Northwest

Hot Spring County

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Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the West

Perry County

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Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the West

Randolph County

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Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the West Northwest

Sevier County

Our profile page for Antioch, Sevier County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the West

White County

Our profile page for Antioch, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the West Northwest

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California

Contra Costa County

Our profile page for Antioch, Contra Costa County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,021 miles [3,252.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Antioch, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the South 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 112 miles [180.2 km] to the South Southeast

Meriwether County

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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 33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast

Rabun County

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Distance: About 140 miles [225.3 km] to the East Northeast

Stewart County

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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 260 miles [418.4 km] to the South Southeast

Troup County

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Distance: About 82 miles [132 km] to the South Southeast

Twiggs County

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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

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Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Clinton County

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

Greene County

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Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the North Northwest

Jay County

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

Switzerland County

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Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the North

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Kansas

Miami County

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Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the Northwest

Osage County

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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 312 miles [502.1 km] to the North Northeast

Harrison County

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Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 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 264 miles [424.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Claiborne Parish

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Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the West

Jackson Parish

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Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the West Southwest

Lincoln Parish

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Distance: About 424 miles [682.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Mississippi

Attala County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the West Southwest

Jasper County

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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 267 miles [429.7 km] to the Southwest

Kemper County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the West Southwest

Prentiss County

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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 243 miles [391.1 km] to the West

Warren County

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Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Clark County

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Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the 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 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Brunswick County

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Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the East

Columbus County

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Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the East

Hoke County

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Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East

Madison County

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Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the Northeast

Robeson County

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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 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Madison County

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Distance: About 403 miles [648.6 km] to the North Northeast

Monroe County

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Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Garvin County

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Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the West

Marshall County

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Distance: About 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the West

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Ontario

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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

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Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the East Northeast

Darlington County

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Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the East

Edgefield County

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Distance: About 208 miles [334.7 km] to the East

Kershaw County

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Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the East

Lancaster County

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Distance: About 284 miles [457.1 km] to the East

Williamsburg County

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Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bedford County

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Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the West Northwest

Davidson County

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Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the North Northwest

DeKalb County

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Distance: About 112 miles [180.2 km] to the North

Dickson County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the Northwest

Haywood County

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Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the West Northwest

Henderson County

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Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the Northwest

Jackson County

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Distance: About 141 miles [226.9 km] to the North

Knox County

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Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

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

Loudon County

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Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North Northwest

Tipton County

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Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the West Northwest

Trousdale County

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Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Brown County

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Distance: About 778 miles [1,252.1 km] to the West

Cass County

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Distance: About 500 miles [804.7 km] to the West

Delta County

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Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the West

Henderson County

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Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the West

Houston County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 612 miles [984.9 km] to the West Southwest

Johnson County

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Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the West

Madison County

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Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the West Southwest

Panola County

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Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the West Southwest

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

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Distance: About 515 miles [828.8 km] to the West Southwest

Smith County

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Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 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

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Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

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Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 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

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Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the Northeast

Roane County

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Distance: About 389 miles [626 km] to the North Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Antioch. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 34.2306, Longitude: -85.6380     [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 313.016 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.625 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.67 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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