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Crestview, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Crestview 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 Crestview 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 to:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Crestview to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 706 miles [1,136.2 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 6,598 miles [10,618.5 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 5,184 miles [8,342.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Crestview ...

We have found 35 communities that share the name Crestview.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Crestview. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 34 communities in the United States and Canada - with 33 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

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Crestview, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,402 miles [2,256.3 km] to the West

California

Mono County

Our profile page for Crestview, Mono County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,783 miles [2,869.5 km] to the West Northwest

Colorado

Douglas County

Our profile page for Crestview, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,043 miles [1,678.5 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Miami-Dade County

Our profile page for Crestview, Miami-Dade County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Miami-Dade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Okaloosa County

Our profile page for Crestview, Okaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the South Southeast

Walton County

Our profile page for Crestview, Walton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Walton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Baker County

Our profile page for Crestview, Baker County   [Map]
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the Southeast

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Hawaii

Honolulu County

Our profile page for Crestview, Honolulu County   [Map]
Distance: About 4,318 miles [6,949.1 km] to the West

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Indiana

Bartholomew County

Our profile page for Crestview, Bartholomew County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bartholomew County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Porter County

Our profile page for Crestview, Porter County   [Map]
Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Campbell County

Our profile page for Crestview, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Crestview
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for Crestview, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 770 miles [1,239.2 km] to the Northeast

Kent County

Our profile page for Crestview, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 762 miles [1,226.3 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Crestview, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Crestview, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Keweenaw County

Our profile page for Crestview, Keweenaw County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Keweenaw County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Jersey

Morris County

Our profile page for Crestview, Morris County   [Map]
Distance: About 891 miles [1,433.9 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Cattaraugus County

Our profile page for Crestview, Cattaraugus County   [Map]
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Wilson County

Our profile page for Crestview, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Lucas County

Our profile page for Crestview, Lucas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lucas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Warren County

Our profile page for Crestview, Warren County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Crestview   [Map]
Distance: About 1,046 miles [1,683.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Crestview, Montgomery County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Northampton County

Our profile page for Crestview, Northampton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Northampton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington County

Our profile page for Crestview, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Darlington County

Our profile page for Crestview, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the East

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Crestview, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 320 miles [515 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Crestview, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the North

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Crestview, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,437 miles [2,312.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Henrico County

Our profile page for Crestview, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Wisconsin

Racine County

Our profile page for Crestview, Racine County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the North

Rock County

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

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Wyoming

Campbell County

Our profile page for Crestview, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,221 miles [1,965 km] to the Northwest

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crestview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2312, Longitude: -87.5908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crestview 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 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 314.133 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.776 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.673 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Crestview.



 
 
 

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