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Cedar Hill, Alabama
(Fayette County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Fayette [Map], which is the Seat of Fayette County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 131 miles [210.8 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Cedar Hill to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 6,587 miles [10,600.7 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 7,300 miles [11,748.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,176 miles [8,330 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cedar Hill ...

We have found 35 communities that share the name Cedar Hill.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Cedar Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 33 communities in the United States and Canada - with 34 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

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 89 miles [143.2 km] to the North Northeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 107 miles [172.2 km] to the North Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Howard County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Howard County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the West

Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, New Haven County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in New Haven County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Georgia

Barrow County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Barrow County   [Map]
Distance: About 236 miles [379.8 km] to the East

Dade County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Dade County   [Map]
Distance: About 154 miles [247.8 km] to the East Northeast

Gwinnett County

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

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Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Norfolk County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Norfolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,072 miles [1,725.2 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the West Southwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the West

Yazoo County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Yazoo County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the North Northwest

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New Mexico

San Juan County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, San Juan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,147 miles [1,845.9 km] to the West Northwest

San Miguel County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, San Miguel County   [Map]
Distance: About 995 miles [1,601.3 km] to the West Northwest

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New York

Albany County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Albany County   [Map]
Distance: About 977 miles [1,572.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Anson County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Anson County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East Northeast

Brunswick County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Brunswick County   [Map]
Distance: About 564 miles [907.7 km] to the East

Orange County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the East Northeast

Surry County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 500 miles [804.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Cedar Hill   [Map]
Distance: About 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Mifflin County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Mifflin County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

McCormick County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, McCormick County   [Map]
Distance: About 318 miles [511.8 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Greene County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the East Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the East Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the Northeast

Robertson County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Robertson County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Coke County

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

Dallas County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the West

Floyd County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the West

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Virginia

Frederick County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Cedar Hill, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 529 miles [851.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6873, Longitude: -87.8722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 314.335 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.073 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.695 degrees.

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<7>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 Cedar Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Cedar Hill.



 
 
 

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