Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Dora Junction. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dora Junction) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dora Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7609, Longitude: -87.0614 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Dora Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).