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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Anniston [Map], which is the Seat of Calhoun County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 89 miles [143.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Friendship to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 609 miles [980.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 6,506 miles [10,470.4 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 7,212 miles [11,606.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,089 miles [8,190 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Friendship ...

We have found 72 communities that share the name Friendship.

Within Alabama, there are 6 communities which are also named Friendship. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 66 communities in the United States - with 72 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

Covington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the South

Elmore County

Our profile page for Friendship, Elmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 73 miles [117.5 km] to the South

Marshall County

Our profile page for Friendship, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 66 miles [106.2 km] to the Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Friendship, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 111 miles [178.6 km] to the South Southwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Friendship, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 118 miles [189.9 km] to the South

Randolph County

Our profile page for Friendship, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 32 miles [51.5 km] to the South Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Friendship, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the West

Columbia County

Our profile page for Friendship, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the West

Conway County

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Distance: About 401 miles [645.3 km] to the West Northwest

Hot Spring County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hot Spring County   [Map]
Distance: About 415 miles [667.9 km] to the West

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Crawford County

Our profile page for Friendship, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the East Southeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Friendship, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 79 miles [127.1 km] to the East Southeast

Hancock County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the East Southeast

Polk County

Our profile page for Friendship, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 50 miles [80.5 km] to the North Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Friendship, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 126 miles [202.8 km] to the Southeast

Towns County

Our profile page for Friendship, Towns County   [Map]
Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the Northeast

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Indiana

Ripley County

Our profile page for Friendship, Ripley County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the North

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Kansas

Cherokee County

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

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Kentucky

Caldwell County

Our profile page for Friendship, Caldwell County   [Map]
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Our profile page for Friendship, Bienville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the West

Livingston Parish

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Distance: About 362 miles [582.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Knox County

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Distance: About 1,136 miles [1,828.2 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Friendship, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 623 miles [1,002.6 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Friendship, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Friendship, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 676 miles [1,087.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Friendship, Attala County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the West

Chickasaw County

Our profile page for Friendship, Chickasaw County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Chickasaw County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Covington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the West Southwest

Lincoln County

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Distance: About 300 miles [482.8 km] to the West Southwest

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Friendship, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Caldwell County

Our profile page for Friendship, Caldwell County
Although located in Caldwell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Burlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 751 miles [1,208.6 km] to the Northeast

Cumberland County

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Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the Northeast

Salem County

Our profile page for Friendship, Salem County   [Map]
Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Friendship, Roosevelt County
This community is historic.
Although located in Roosevelt County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Allegany County

Our profile page for Friendship, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 726 miles [1,168.4 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Friendship, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the Northeast

Duplin County

Our profile page for Friendship, Duplin County   [Map]
Distance: About 453 miles [729 km] to the East Northeast

Guilford County

Our profile page for Friendship, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the East Northeast

Stokes County

Our profile page for Friendship, Stokes County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Friendship, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the East Northeast

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Friendship, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Scioto County

Our profile page for Friendship, Scioto County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Jackson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the West

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Friendship, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 573 miles [922.2 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 205 miles [329.9 km] to the East Northeast

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Friendship, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the East

Marion County

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Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Friendship, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the East Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Friendship, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Bledsoe County

Our profile page for Friendship, Bledsoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the North Northeast

Blount County

Our profile page for Friendship, Blount County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Blount County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crockett County

Our profile page for Friendship, Crockett County   [Map]
Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the Northwest

Giles County

Our profile page for Friendship, Giles County   [Map]
Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the North Northwest

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hamilton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Friendship, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Dawson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 940 miles [1,512.8 km] to the West

Delta County

Our profile page for Friendship, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 573 miles [922.2 km] to the West

Harrison County

Our profile page for Friendship, Harrison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Harrison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jasper County

Our profile page for Friendship, Jasper County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the West Southwest

Lamb County

Our profile page for Friendship, Lamb County   [Map]
Distance: About 962 miles [1,548.2 km] to the West

Leon County

Our profile page for Friendship, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 621 miles [999.4 km] to the West

Smith County

Our profile page for Friendship, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 564 miles [907.7 km] to the West

Trinity County

Our profile page for Friendship, Trinity County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the West Southwest

Upshur County

Our profile page for Friendship, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the West

Van Zandt County

Our profile page for Friendship, Van Zandt County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Van Zandt County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Williamson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Washington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Adams County

Our profile page for Friendship, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 749 miles [1,205.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5848, Longitude: -85.7902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Friendship 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 Friendship 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 313.075 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.602 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.878 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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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Friendship, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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