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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Beulah to ...

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

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

  • Opelika [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Beulah to Opelika, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,521 miles [10,494.5 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 7,222 miles [11,622.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,101 miles [8,209.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Beulah ...

We have found 55 communities that share the name Beulah.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Beulah. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 52 communities in the United States and Canada - with 54 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

Covington County

Our profile page for Beulah, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the South Southwest

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Beulah, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 143 miles [230.1 km] to the North

Greene County

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


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 ManitobaNew BrunswickSouth Carolina 

Arkansas

Drew County

Our profile page for Beulah, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 389 miles [626 km] to the West

Prairie County

Our profile page for Beulah, Prairie County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the West Northwest

Colorado

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Beulah, Pueblo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,171 miles [1,884.5 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Escambia County

Our profile page for Beulah, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the Southwest

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Beulah, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the South Southeast

Orange County

Our profile page for Beulah, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Douglas County

Our profile page for Beulah, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 78 miles [125.5 km] to the North Northeast

Hancock County

Our profile page for Beulah, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 126 miles [202.8 km] to the East Northeast

Laurens County

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

Paulding County

Our profile page for Beulah, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 81 miles [130.4 km] to the North

Schley County

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

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Beulah, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the East Northeast

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Iowa

Clayton County

Our profile page for Beulah, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Bourbon County

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

Crawford County

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Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Hickman County

Our profile page for Beulah, Hickman County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the Northwest

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Beulah, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Beulah   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,455 miles [2,341.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Maryland

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Beulah, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Benzie County

Our profile page for Beulah, Benzie County   [Map]
Distance: About 824 miles [1,326.1 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Beulah, Attala County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the West

Bolivar County

Our profile page for Beulah, Bolivar County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the West Northwest

Newton County

Our profile page for Beulah, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the West

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Missouri

Madison County

Our profile page for Beulah, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the Northwest

Phelps County

Our profile page for Beulah, Phelps County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Cascade County

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

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Nebraska

Polk County

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

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Nevada

Washoe County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,990 miles [3,202.6 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,352 miles [2,175.8 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Rio Arriba County

Our profile page for Beulah, Rio Arriba County
This community is historic.
Although located in Rio Arriba County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

San Miguel County

Our profile page for Beulah, San Miguel County
This community is historic.
Although located in San Miguel County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Monroe County

Our profile page for Beulah, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 814 miles [1,310 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Hyde County

Our profile page for Beulah, Hyde County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the East Northeast

Johnston County

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

Polk County

Our profile page for Beulah, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 249 miles [400.7 km] to the Northeast

Sampson County

Our profile page for Beulah, Sampson County   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the East Northeast

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North Dakota

Mercer County

Our profile page for Beulah, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,328 miles [2,137.2 km] to the Northwest

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Oklahoma

Logan County

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

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Oregon

Malheur County

Our profile page for Beulah, Malheur County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,930 miles [3,106 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

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

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Beulah, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

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

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South Dakota

Douglas County

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

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Tennessee

Greene County

Our profile page for Beulah, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the North Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Beulah, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

Our profile page for Beulah, Angelina County   [Map]
Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the West

Limestone County

Our profile page for Beulah, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the West

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Beulah, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 543 miles [873.9 km] to the Northeast

Gloucester County

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

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Washington

Ferry County

Our profile page for Beulah, Ferry County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,021 miles [3,252.5 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Randolph County

Our profile page for Beulah, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 515 miles [828.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Wyoming

Crook County

Our profile page for Beulah, Crook County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,301 miles [2,093.8 km] to the Northwest

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beulah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7112, Longitude: -85.1822     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beulah 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 Beulah 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 312.667 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.01 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.835 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 Beulah, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Beulah.



 
 
 

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