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Cold Springs, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Cold Springs 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 Cold Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Cullman [Map], which is the Seat of Cullman County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Cold Springs to Cullman, 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.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 121 miles [194.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,539 miles [10,523.5 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 5,126 miles [8,249.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cold Springs ...

We have found 35 communities that share the name Cold Springs.

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

Elmore County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Elmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 102 miles [164.2 km] to the South Southeast

Morgan County

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


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Saline County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Saline County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the West Northwest

California

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,898 miles [3,054.5 km] to the West Northwest

Tuolumne County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Tuolumne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,855 miles [2,985.3 km] to the West Northwest

Georgia

Turner County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Turner County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the Southeast

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Indiana

Dearborn County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Dearborn County   [Map]
Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the North Northeast

Steuben County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the North

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Kansas

Doniphan County

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

Ness County

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

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Kentucky

Carter County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Carter County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the North Northeast

Meade County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Meade County   [Map]
Distance: About 284 miles [457.1 km] to the North

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Cold Springs
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Michigan

Cheboygan County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Cheboygan County   [Map]
Distance: About 803 miles [1,292.3 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Covington County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 km] to the Southwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Washington County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the West

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Missouri

Benton County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Churchill County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Churchill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,737 miles [2,795.4 km] to the West Northwest

Washoe County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Washoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,851 miles [2,978.9 km] to the West Northwest

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New York

Onondaga County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 857 miles [1,379.2 km] to the Northeast

Seneca County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Seneca County   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the Northeast

Steuben County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Burke County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Burke County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the East Northeast

Cabarrus County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Cabarrus County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Ashtabula County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Ashtabula County   [Map]
Distance: About 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the North Northeast

Clark County

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

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Oklahoma

Kiowa County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Kiowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the West

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Ontario

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

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Oregon

Umatilla County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Umatilla County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,872 miles [3,012.7 km] to the Northwest

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Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Cumberland County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 188 miles [302.6 km] to the Northeast

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Coryell County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, Coryell County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the West Southwest

Uvalde County

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

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Wisconsin

La Crosse County

Our profile page for Cold Springs, La Crosse County   [Map]
Distance: About 717 miles [1,153.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Cullman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cold Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9818, Longitude: -87.0333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cold Springs 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 Cold Springs 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 313.844 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.545 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.291 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 Cold Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cold Springs.



 
 
 

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