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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Country Club Hills.

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How Far From Country Club Hills 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 Country Club Hills to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 96 miles [154.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Country Club Hills to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,599 miles [10,620.1 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 7,309 miles [11,762.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,185 miles [8,344.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Country Club Hills ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Country Club Hills.

While the name Country Club Hills is unique within Alabama, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Georgia

Bulloch County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Bulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the East

Richmond County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the East

Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the North

Missouri

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the North Northwest

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North Carolina

Craven County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Craven County   [Map]
Distance: About 613 miles [986.5 km] to the East Northeast

Onslow County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the East Northeast

Rowan County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Rowan County   [Map]
Distance: About 440 miles [708.1 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the East Northeast

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Virginia

Arlington County

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Arlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the Northeast

Fairfax City

Our profile page for Country Club Hills, Fairfax City   [Map]
Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Club Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2048, Longitude: -87.5872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country Club Hills 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 Country Club Hills 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 314.129 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.768 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.677 degrees.

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