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Crestview Estates, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Crestview Estates to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Crestview 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 Crestview Estates to:

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 165 miles [265.5 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Crestview Estates 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 608 miles [978.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,492 miles [10,447.9 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 7,205 miles [11,595.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,080 miles [8,175.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Crestview Estates ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Crestview Estates.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Crestview Estates. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 3 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

New York

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Crestview Estates, Chautauqua County   [Map]
Distance: About 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the North Northeast

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Crestview Estates, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,425 miles [2,293.3 km] to the West Northwest

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crestview Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7090, Longitude: -86.7314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crestview 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 Crestview 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 313.70 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.48 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.007 degrees.

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