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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 to:

  • Centre [Map], which is the Seat of Cherokee County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Chesterfield to Centre, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 151 miles [243 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 561 miles [902.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 32 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,454 miles [10,386.7 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 7,163 miles [11,527.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,039 miles [8,109.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Chesterfield ...

We have found 30 communities that share the name Chesterfield.

While the name Chesterfield is unique within Alabama, we know of another 28 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Chesterfield, we know of 2 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Communities located beyond Alabama

Communities located internationally


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Connecticut

New London County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, New London County   [Map]
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the Northeast

Idaho

Bingham County

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

Caribou County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Caribou County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,528 miles [2,459.1 km] to the West Northwest

Illinois

Cook County

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

Macoupin County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Macoupin County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the Northwest

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Indiana

Madison County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 391 miles [629.3 km] to the North

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Iowa

Polk County

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

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Kansas

Lyon County

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

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the Northeast

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Hampshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 876 miles [1,409.8 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Macomb County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Macomb County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Missouri

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 403 miles [648.6 km] to the Northwest

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New Hampshire

Cheshire County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Cheshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 911 miles [1,466.1 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Burlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Burke County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Burke County   [Map]
Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Fulton County

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

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Ontario

Our profile page for Chesterfield   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Beaufort County   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the East Southeast

Charleston County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East Southeast

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Henderson County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 175 miles [281.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,501 miles [2,415.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Chesterfield, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 519 miles [835.2 km] to the Northeast

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Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


England   [Map]

Distance: About 4,125 miles [6,638.5 km] to the Northeast

New Zealand   [Map]

Distance: About 8,394 miles [13,508.8 km] to the West Southwest

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4468, Longitude: -85.5238     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chesterfield 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 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 312.958 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.587 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.573 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 Chesterfield, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chesterfield.



 
 
 

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