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Buckhorn, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Buckhorn to Huntsville, 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 four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 174 miles [280 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 589 miles [947.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 34 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,473 miles [10,417.3 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 7,186 miles [11,564.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,061 miles [8,144.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...

We have found 39 communities that share the name Buckhorn.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Buckhorn. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 38 communities in the United States and Canada - with 37 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,442 miles [2,320.7 km] to the West

Arkansas

Lee County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the West

British Columbia

Our profile page for Buckhorn   [Map]
Distance: About 2,177 miles [3,503.5 km] to the Northwest

California

Ventura County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Ventura County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,830 miles [2,945.1 km] to the West

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Colorado

Larimer County

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

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 541 miles [870.7 km] to the South Southeast

Taylor County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Taylor County   [Map]
Distance: About 358 miles [576.1 km] to the South Southeast

Wakulla County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Wakulla County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Laurens County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, 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.

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Illinois

Brown County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 424 miles [682.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Iowa

Jackson County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Kentucky

Clay County

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

Knott County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Knott County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Northeast

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Louisiana

Webster Parish

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Webster Parish   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the West Southwest

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Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Berrien County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the North

Cheboygan County

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

Oakland County

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

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Mississippi

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Madison County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 273 miles [439.4 km] to the Northwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Eureka County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Eureka County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,676 miles [2,697.3 km] to the West Northwest

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New Mexico

Grant County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,278 miles [2,056.7 km] to the West

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

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

Orange County

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

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Ohio

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 341 miles [548.8 km] to the Northeast

Meigs County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Meigs County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Buckhorn   [Map]
Distance: About 794 miles [1,277.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Cambria County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Cambria County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Northeast

Columbia County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Austin County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Austin County   [Map]
Distance: About 657 miles [1,057.3 km] to the West Southwest

Newton County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 505 miles [812.7 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Suffolk City

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

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Washington

San Juan County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, San Juan County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,077 miles [3,342.6 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Preston County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Preston County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Milwaukee County

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

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Wyoming

Laramie County

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

Weston County

Our profile page for Buckhorn, Weston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,133 miles [1,823.4 km] to the Northwest

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About Madison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Buckhorn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckhorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8676, Longitude: -86.4555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn 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 313.54 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.317 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.856 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 Buckhorn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buckhorn.



 
 
 

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