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Cedar Hills Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Cedar Hills 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 Cedar Hills 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 Cedar Hills Estates to:

  • Tuscumbia [Map], which is the Seat of Colbert County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 183 miles [294.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Cedar Hills Estates to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,533 miles [10,513.8 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 7,250 miles [11,667.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,125 miles [8,247.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cedar Hills Estates ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Cedar Hills Estates.

While the name Cedar Hills Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Arkansas

Lonoke County

Our profile page for Cedar Hills Estates, Lonoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 239 miles [384.6 km] to the West

Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Cedar Hills Estates, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the Southeast

North Carolina

Wake County

Our profile page for Cedar Hills Estates, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 519 miles [835.2 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Hills Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7056, Longitude: -87.7531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Hills 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 Cedar Hills 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 314.326 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.202 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.433 degrees.

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