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Brentwood, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Brentwood 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 Brentwood to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 93 miles [149.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Brentwood to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 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 6,595 miles [10,613.6 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 7,304 miles [11,754.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,181 miles [8,338 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Brentwood ...

We have found 52 communities that share the name Brentwood.

Within Alabama, there are 4 communities which are also named Brentwood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 48 communities in the United States and Canada - with 50 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

Blount County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 63 miles [101.4 km] to the Northeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the Southeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 111 miles [178.6 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 94 miles [151.3 km] to the Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Washington County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the West Northwest

California

Contra Costa County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Contra Costa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,937 miles [3,117.3 km] to the West Northwest

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,774 miles [2,855 km] to the West

Florida

Broward County

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

Duval County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the East Southeast

Escambia County

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

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 462 miles [743.5 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Brentwood, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the East Northeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the East Southeast

Newton County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the East

Wayne County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the North

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Indiana

Johnson County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the North

Madison County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Green County

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

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the North

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Maryland

Frederick County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Muskegon County

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

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Missouri

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the North Northwest

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New Hampshire

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,115 miles [1,794.4 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Suffolk County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Suffolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 941 miles [1,514.4 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East Northeast

Edgecombe County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Edgecombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the East Northeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the East Northeast

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the East Northeast

Pitt County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Pitt County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Brentwood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,528 miles [2,459.1 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the North Northeast

Lake County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the North Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Brentwood
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

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

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the East

Greenville County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the East Northeast

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Orangeburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 270 miles [434.5 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the North

Washington County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 195 miles [313.8 km] to the North

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Virginia

Chesapeake City

Our profile page for Brentwood, Chesapeake City   [Map]
Distance: About 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the East Northeast

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Brentwood, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Brentwood, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Brentwood, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the Northeast

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brentwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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' distance that begins in Brentwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brentwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brentwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2190, Longitude: -87.4986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brentwood 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 Brentwood 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 314.076 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.709 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.639 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 Brentwood.



 
 
 

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