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English Village, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From English Village to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as English Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from English Village to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 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 603 miles [970.4 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 6,489 miles [10,443 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 7,201 miles [11,588.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,077 miles [8,170.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named English Village ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name English Village.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named English Village. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 3 communities in the United States - with 5 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 English Village, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 79 miles [127.1 km] to the South

Montgomery County

Our profile page for English Village, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for English Village, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the East Northeast

Maryland

Montgomery County

Our profile page for English Village, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East Northeast

New York

Saratoga County

Our profile page for English Village, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 911 miles [1,466.1 km] to the Northeast

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for English Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from English Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in English Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6265, Longitude: -86.5697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for English Village 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 English Village 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 313.598 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.35 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.958 degrees.

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