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Brookwood Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies just to the West Southwest (WSW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Brookwood Estates to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 39 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,582 miles [10,592.7 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 7,285 miles [11,724.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,163 miles [8,309 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Brookwood Estates ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Brookwood Estates.

While the name Brookwood Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 10 communities with the same name in the United States.


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Georgia

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Brookwood Estates, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the Northeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Brookwood Estates, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the Northeast

Illinois

Will County

Our profile page for Brookwood Estates, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the North

Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish

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Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Maryland

Talbot County

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Distance: About 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Lowndes County

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Distance: About 142 miles [228.5 km] to the Northwest

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South Carolina

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Brookwood Estates, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the Northeast

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Utah

Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 1,528 miles [2,459.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Vermont

Rutland County

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Distance: About 1,059 miles [1,704.3 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

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Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookwood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3576, Longitude: -86.2325     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookwood Estates 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 Brookwood Estates 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 313.262 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.648 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.316 degrees.

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