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Cunningham, Alabama
(Clarke County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Grove Hill [Map], which is the Seat of Clarke County, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Cunningham to Grove Hill, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,682 miles [10,753.6 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 7,388 miles [11,889.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,266 miles [8,474.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cunningham ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Cunningham.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Cunningham. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 21 communities in the United States - with 23 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the North Northeast

Pickens County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 87 miles [140 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Saline County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Saline County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 318 miles [511.8 km] to the Northwest

California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,997 miles [3,213.9 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Floyd County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the Northeast

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Kansas

Kingman County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Kingman County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Bourbon County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Bourbon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Bourbon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Carlisle County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Carlisle County   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the North

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Missouri

Chariton County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Chariton County   [Map]
Distance: About 607 miles [976.9 km] to the North Northwest

Pemiscot County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Pemiscot County   [Map]
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the North Northwest

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New Mexico

Colfax County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Colfax County
This community is historic.
Although located in Colfax County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Person County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Person County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Fayette County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 587 miles [944.7 km] to the North Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Putnam County
This community is historic.
Although located in Putnam County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Pennsylvania

Butler County

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

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South Carolina

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the North

Obion County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Obion County   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Lamar County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Fluvanna County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Fluvanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Adams County

Our profile page for Cunningham, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,918 miles [3,086.7 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Hardy County

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cunningham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9004, Longitude: -88.0761     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cunningham 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 Cunningham 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 314.322 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.813 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.123 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cunningham, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Cunningham.



 
 
 

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