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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Country Estates 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 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 Country Estates to:

  • Ozark [Map], which is the Seat of Dale County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Country Estates to Ozark, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 75 miles [120.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 718 miles [1,155.5 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 6,611 miles [10,639.4 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 7,308 miles [11,761.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,189 miles [8,350.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Country Estates ...

We have found 13 communities that share the name Country Estates.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Country Estates. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 13 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

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the North Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 79 miles [127.1 km] to the North Northwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Yavapai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,522 miles [2,449.4 km] to the West Northwest

Arkansas

Conway County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the Northwest

Colorado

Broomfield County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Broomfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,230 miles [1,979.5 km] to the Northwest

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 781 miles [1,256.9 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Broward County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Broward County   [Map]
Distance: About 489 miles [787 km] to the Southeast

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North Carolina

Johnston County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Johnston County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 782 miles [1,258.5 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

San Patricio County

Our profile page for Country Estates, San Patricio County   [Map]
Distance: About 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,595 miles [2,566.9 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,583 miles [2,547.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3396, Longitude: -85.7880     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country 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 Country 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 312.93 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.123 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.356 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Country Estates.



 
 
 

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