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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Countryside 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 Countryside 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 Countryside Estates to:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Countryside Estates to Birmingham, 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 96 miles [154.5 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 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 6,533 miles [10,513.8 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 7,242 miles [11,654.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,118 miles [8,236.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Countryside Estates ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Countryside Estates.

While the name Countryside Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 10 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Georgia

Cobb County

Our profile page for Countryside Estates, Cobb County   [Map]
Distance: About 111 miles [178.6 km] to the East

Nebraska

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Countryside Estates, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the Northwest

Ohio

Portage County

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Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the North Northeast

Tennessee

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the North

Putnam County

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Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Utah

Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 1,469 miles [2,364.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Vermont

Rutland County

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Distance: About 1,001 miles [1,611 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Culpeper County

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Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 424 miles [682.4 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke City

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Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the Northeast

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Countryside Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7134, Longitude: -86.5839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Countryside 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 Countryside 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 313.557 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.176 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.167 degrees.

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



 
 
 

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