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Corinth, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Union Springs [Map], which is the Seat of Bullock County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Corinth to Union Springs, 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 42 miles [67.6 km] to the Northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving 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 6,583 miles [10,594.3 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 7,282 miles [11,719.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,162 miles [8,307.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Corinth ...

We have found 45 communities that share the name Corinth.

Within Alabama, there are 4 communities which are also named Corinth. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 41 communities in the United States and Canada - with 44 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

Clay County

Our profile page for Corinth, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 89 miles [143.2 km] to the North

Cullman County

Our profile page for Corinth, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North Northwest

Randolph County

Our profile page for Corinth, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 107 miles [172.2 km] to the North

Walker County

Our profile page for Corinth, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 154 miles [247.8 km] to the North Northwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Bradley County

Our profile page for Corinth, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the West Northwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Corinth, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the West Northwest

Polk County

Our profile page for Corinth, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the West Northwest

Yell County

Our profile page for Corinth, Yell County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Georgia

Coweta County

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

Heard County

Our profile page for Corinth, Heard County   [Map]
Distance: About 102 miles [164.2 km] to the North Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Corinth, Sumter County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the East

Walker County

Our profile page for Corinth, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the North

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Illinois

Williamson County

Our profile page for Corinth, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Osborne County

Our profile page for Corinth, Osborne County   [Map]
Distance: About 883 miles [1,421.1 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Grant County

Our profile page for Corinth, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the North

Logan County

Our profile page for Corinth, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the North

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Louisiana

Lincoln Parish

Our profile page for Corinth, Lincoln Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the West

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Maine

Penobscot County

Our profile page for Corinth, Penobscot County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,273 miles [2,048.7 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Kent County

Our profile page for Corinth, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 751 miles [1,208.6 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Alcorn County

Our profile page for Corinth, Alcorn County   [Map]
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the Northwest

Perry County

Our profile page for Corinth, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the West

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Missouri

Phelps County

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

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Montana

Big Horn County

Our profile page for Corinth, Big Horn County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,524 miles [2,452.6 km] to the Northwest

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New York

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Corinth, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Chatham County

Our profile page for Corinth, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 463 miles [745.1 km] to the Northeast

Nash County

Our profile page for Corinth, Nash County   [Map]
Distance: About 526 miles [846.5 km] to the Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Corinth, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 329 miles [529.5 km] to the Northeast

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North Dakota

Williams County

Our profile page for Corinth, Williams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,471 miles [2,367.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Ohio

Trumbull County

Our profile page for Corinth, Trumbull County   [Map]
Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Corinth   [Map]
Distance: About 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Oconee County

Our profile page for Corinth, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the Northeast

Saluda County

Our profile page for Corinth, Saluda County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Knox County

Our profile page for Corinth, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 306 miles [492.5 km] to the North Northeast

Sumner County

Our profile page for Corinth, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the North

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Texas

Denton County

Our profile page for Corinth, Denton County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the West

Jones County

Our profile page for Corinth, Jones County   [Map]
Distance: About 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the West

Leon County

Our profile page for Corinth, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the West

Montague County

Our profile page for Corinth, Montague County   [Map]
Distance: About 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the West Northwest

Van Zandt County

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

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Vermont

Orange County

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

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Virginia

Carroll County

Our profile page for Corinth, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the Northeast

Lee County

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

Southampton County

Our profile page for Corinth, Southampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Preston County

Our profile page for Corinth, Preston County   [Map]
Distance: About 626 miles [1,007.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Marathon County

Our profile page for Corinth, Marathon County   [Map]
Distance: About 934 miles [1,503.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corinth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9038, Longitude: -85.7544     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corinth 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 Corinth 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 312.951 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.225 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.227 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 Corinth, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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