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Chesterfield Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Chesterfield Estates to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield Estates to:

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 157 miles [252.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Chesterfield Estates 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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 844 miles [1,358.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,742 miles [10,850.2 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 7,443 miles [11,978.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,322 miles [8,564.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Chesterfield Estates ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Chesterfield Estates.

While the name Chesterfield Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

South Carolina

Greenville County

Our profile page for Chesterfield Estates, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the Northeast

Virginia

Culpeper County

Our profile page for Chesterfield Estates, Culpeper County   [Map]
Distance: About 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7219, Longitude: -88.1394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 314.253 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.573 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.358 degrees.

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