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Cherokee Estates, Alabama
(Elmore County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee Estates to:

  • Wetumpka [Map], which is the Seat of Elmore County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Cherokee Estates to Montgomery, 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 five to six hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,570 miles [10,573.4 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 7,273 miles [11,704.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,151 miles [8,289.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cherokee Estates ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Cherokee Estates.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Cherokee Estates. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 3 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

Georgia

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Cherokee Estates, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the Northeast

Tennessee

Greene County

Our profile page for Cherokee Estates, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the Northeast

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherokee Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5757, Longitude: -86.1852     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 313.248 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.663 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.252 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cherokee Estates.



 
 
 

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