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Creekwood, Alabama
(Mobile County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Creekwood to Mobile, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 164 miles [263.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 851 miles [1,369.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,748 miles [10,859.9 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 7,450 miles [11,989.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,329 miles [8,576.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Creekwood ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Creekwood.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Creekwood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 12 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

Georgia

Camden County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the East

Coweta County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Coweta County   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the Northeast

Illinois

Will County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the North

Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the North

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North Carolina

Craven County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Craven County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the East Northeast

Davie County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Davie County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the Northeast

Lexington County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Lexington County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Bedford County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the North Northeast

Blount County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Creekwood, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 370 miles [595.5 km] to the North Northeast

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The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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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 in Creekwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Creekwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creekwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6530, Longitude: -88.2194     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creekwood 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 Creekwood 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 314.294 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.61 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.40 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Creekwood.



 
 
 

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