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Country Village, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Country Village to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs 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 Village 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 Village to:

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 169 miles [272 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Country Village to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 595 miles [957.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 34 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,479 miles [10,426.9 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 7,192 miles [11,574.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,067 miles [8,154.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Country Village ...

We have found 7 communities that share the name Country Village.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Country Village. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 6 communities in the United States - with 7 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Country Village, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the East Northeast

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Country Village, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the South Southeast

Georgia

Bartow County

Our profile page for Country Village, Bartow County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the East Southeast

Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for Country Village, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Country Village, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,451 miles [2,335.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Gloucester County

Our profile page for Country Village, Gloucester County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the East Northeast

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The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Country Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Country Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7909, Longitude: -86.5161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country Village 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 Village 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 313.573 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.345 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.899 degrees.

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