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Bromley, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Bay Minette [Map], which is the Seat of Baldwin County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Bromley to Bay Minette, 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 145 miles [233.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 832 miles [1,339 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,729 miles [10,829.3 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 7,430 miles [11,957.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,309 miles [8,544 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bromley ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Bromley.

While the name Bromley is unique within Alabama, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Iowa

Marshall County

Our profile page for Bromley, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the North Northwest

Kentucky

Kenton County

Our profile page for Bromley, Kenton County   [Map]
Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the North Northeast

Owen County

Our profile page for Bromley, Owen County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northeast

New York

Onondaga County

Our profile page for Bromley, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,051 miles [1,691.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Bromley   [Map]
Distance: About 1,180 miles [1,899 km] to the North Northeast

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.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 from Bromley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bromley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bromley. 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 Bromley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bromley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7388, Longitude: -87.8675     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bromley 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 Bromley 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 314.094 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.39 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.251 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bromley.



 
 
 

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