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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Arlington to ...

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

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

  • Camden [Map], which is the Seat of Wilcox County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Arlington to Camden, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 79 miles [127.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 757 miles [1,218.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,654 miles [10,708.6 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 7,359 miles [11,843.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,237 miles [8,428.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

We have found 65 communities that share the name Arlington.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Arlington. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 60 communities in the United States and Canada - with 59 of those located in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Arlington, we know of 4 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into three sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama

Communities located internationally


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Arlington, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the West

California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Arlington, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,728 miles [2,780.9 km] to the West Northwest

San Bernardino County

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

Colorado

Kiowa County

Our profile page for Arlington, Kiowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 987 miles [1,588.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Citrus County

Our profile page for Arlington, Citrus County   [Map]
Distance: About 381 miles [613.2 km] to the Southeast

Duval County

Our profile page for Arlington, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the East Southeast

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Arlington, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Arlington, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 173 miles [278.4 km] to the East Southeast

Gwinnett County

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

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Illinois

Bureau County

Our profile page for Arlington, Bureau County   [Map]
Distance: About 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the North

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Indiana

Monroe County

Our profile page for Arlington, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the North

Rush County

Our profile page for Arlington, Rush County   [Map]
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the North

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Iowa

Fayette County

Our profile page for Arlington, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Osborne County

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

Reno County

Our profile page for Arlington, Reno County   [Map]
Distance: About 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Carlisle County

Our profile page for Arlington, Carlisle County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the North Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Arlington, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Arlington, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the West Southwest

East Carroll Parish

Our profile page for Arlington, East Carroll Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the West Northwest

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Maryland

Baltimore City

Our profile page for Arlington, Baltimore City   [Map]
Distance: About 790 miles [1,271.4 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Arlington, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,148 miles [1,847.5 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Sibley County

Our profile page for Arlington, Sibley County   [Map]
Distance: About 934 miles [1,503.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Arlington, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the West Southwest

Neshoba County

Our profile page for Arlington, Neshoba County   [Map]
Distance: About 108 miles [173.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Phelps County

Our profile page for Arlington, Phelps County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Nebraska

Washington County

Our profile page for Arlington, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 809 miles [1,302 km] to the Northwest

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New Jersey

Hudson County

Our profile page for Arlington, Hudson County   [Map]
Distance: About 957 miles [1,540.1 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Dutchess County

Our profile page for Arlington, Dutchess County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,004 miles [1,615.8 km] to the Northeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Arlington, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Gaston County

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

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Arlington, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the East Northeast

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Arlington, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Arlington   [Map]
Distance: About 1,534 miles [2,468.7 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Hancock County

Our profile page for Arlington, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Arlington, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the North Northeast

Summit County

Our profile page for Arlington, Summit County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Arlington, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Arlington
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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Oregon

Gilliam County

Our profile page for Arlington, Gilliam County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,970 miles [3,170.4 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Arlington, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 715 miles [1,150.7 km] to the North Northeast

Delaware County

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

Wayne County

Our profile page for Arlington, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 934 miles [1,503.1 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Providence County

Our profile page for Arlington, Providence County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,113 miles [1,791.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Spartanburg County

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

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South Dakota

Kingsbury County

Our profile page for Arlington, Kingsbury County   [Map]
Distance: About 993 miles [1,598.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Tennessee

Houston County

Our profile page for Arlington, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the North

Knox County

Our profile page for Arlington, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the Northeast

Shelby County

Our profile page for Arlington, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 251 miles [403.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Tarrant County

Our profile page for Arlington, Tarrant County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the West

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Vermont

Bennington County

Our profile page for Arlington, Bennington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,093 miles [1,759 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Alexandria City

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

Arlington County

Our profile page for Arlington, Arlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the Northeast

Hopewell City

Our profile page for Arlington, Hopewell City   [Map]
Distance: About 686 miles [1,104 km] to the Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Arlington, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Arlington, Snohomish County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,110 miles [3,395.7 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Harrison County

Our profile page for Arlington, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 644 miles [1,036.4 km] to the Northeast

McDowell County

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

Upshur County

Our profile page for Arlington, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Columbia County

Our profile page for Arlington, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the North

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Wyoming

Carbon County

Our profile page for Arlington, Carbon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,217 miles [1,958.6 km] to the Northwest

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Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


England

- Cirencester   [Map]

Distance: About 4,342 miles [6,987.8 km] to the Northeast

- Devon   [Map]

Distance: About 4,266 miles [6,865.5 km] to the Northeast

South Africa   [Map]

Distance: About 8,617 miles [13,867.7 km] to the East Southeast

Zimbabwe   [Map]

Distance: About 8,518 miles [13,708.4 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arlington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0590, Longitude: -87.5872     [Map].

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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 Arlington 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 314.043 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.511 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.902 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arlington.



 
 
 

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