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

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

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

  • Brewton [Map], which is the Seat of Escambia County, lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Freemanville to Brewton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 114 miles [183.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 801 miles [1,289.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,699 miles [10,781 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 7,400 miles [11,909.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,278 miles [8,494.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Freemanville ...

While the name Freemanville is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Pennsylvania

Berks County

Our profile page for Freemanville, Berks County   [Map]
Distance: About 907 miles [1,459.7 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freemanville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0718, Longitude: -87.5208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Freemanville 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 Freemanville 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 313.92 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.234 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.06 degrees.

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