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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies just to the West Northwest (WNW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 686 miles [1,104 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Executive Park to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 39 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,584 miles [10,595.9 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 7,286 miles [11,725.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,165 miles [8,312.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Executive Park ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Executive Park.

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


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Georgia

DeKalb County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in DeKalb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Executive Park, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the West Southwest

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 starting in Executive Park. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Executive Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Executive Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3326, Longitude: -86.2366     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Executive Park 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 Executive Park 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 313.263 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.645 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.323 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 Executive Park.



 
 
 

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