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Eaglewood Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Eaglewood Estates 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 Eaglewood 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 Eaglewood Estates to:

  • Columbiana [Map], which is the Seat of Shelby County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Eaglewood Estates to Columbiana, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 69 miles [111 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,568 miles [10,570.2 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 7,275 miles [11,708 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,152 miles [8,291.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Eaglewood Estates ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Eaglewood Estates.

While the name Eaglewood Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Eaglewood Estates, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the Southeast

Indiana

Boone County

Our profile page for Eaglewood Estates, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the North

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The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eaglewood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2243, Longitude: -86.8583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eaglewood 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 Eaglewood 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 313.691 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.264 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.381 degrees.

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