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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 & 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 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:

  • Guntersville [Map], which is the Seat of Marshall County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Friendship to Guntersville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 140 miles [225.3 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 607 miles [976.9 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 6,496 miles [10,454.3 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 7,207 miles [11,598.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,083 miles [8,180.3 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

Calhoun County

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

Covington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 205 miles [329.9 km] to the South

Elmore County

Our profile page for Friendship, Elmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 129 miles [207.6 km] to the South Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Friendship, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South

Pike County

Our profile page for Friendship, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the South

Randolph County

Our profile page for Friendship, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Friendship, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 320 miles [515 km] to the West

Columbia County

Our profile page for Friendship, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the West

Conway County

Our profile page for Friendship, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the West Northwest

Hot Spring County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hot Spring County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the West

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Crawford County

Our profile page for Friendship, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 189 miles [304.2 km] to the Southeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Friendship, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 136 miles [218.9 km] to the East Southeast

Hancock County

Our profile page for Friendship, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the East Southeast

Polk County

Our profile page for Friendship, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 67 miles [107.8 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Friendship, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the Southeast

Towns County

Our profile page for Friendship, Towns County   [Map]
Distance: About 156 miles [251.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Indiana

Ripley County

Our profile page for Friendship, Ripley County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the North Northeast

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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 199 miles [320.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Our profile page for Friendship, Bienville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the West Southwest

Livingston Parish

Our profile page for Friendship, Livingston Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Knox County

Our profile page for Friendship, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,127 miles [1,813.7 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Friendship, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the East Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Friendship, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 611 miles [983.3 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Friendship, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Friendship, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 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 192 miles [309 km] to the West Southwest

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 265 miles [426.5 km] to the Southwest

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Friendship, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the Southwest

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Friendship, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the West

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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 East Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Friendship, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the East Northeast

Salem County

Our profile page for Friendship, Salem County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the East 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 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the 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 East Northeast

Duplin County

Our profile page for Friendship, Duplin County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the East

Guilford County

Our profile page for Friendship, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the East Northeast

Stokes County

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

Wake County

Our profile page for Friendship, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the East Northeast

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Friendship, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Scioto County

Our profile page for Friendship, Scioto County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Jackson County

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

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Friendship, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the East

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Friendship, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the East

Marion County

Our profile page for Friendship, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 401 miles [645.3 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Friendship, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Friendship, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bledsoe County

Our profile page for Friendship, Bledsoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the 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 189 miles [304.2 km] to the Northwest

Giles County

Our profile page for Friendship, Giles County   [Map]
Distance: About 64 miles [103 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 233 miles [375 km] to the Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Friendship, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 291 miles [468.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Dawson County

Our profile page for Friendship, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 904 miles [1,454.8 km] to the West

Delta County

Our profile page for Friendship, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 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 497 miles [799.8 km] to the West Southwest

Lamb County

Our profile page for Friendship, Lamb County   [Map]
Distance: About 920 miles [1,480.6 km] to the West

Leon County

Our profile page for Friendship, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the West Southwest

Smith County

Our profile page for Friendship, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the West

Trinity County

Our profile page for Friendship, Trinity County   [Map]
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the West Southwest

Upshur County

Our profile page for Friendship, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 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 681 miles [1,096 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Washington County

Our profile page for Friendship, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Wisconsin

Adams County

Our profile page for Friendship, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 686 miles [1,104 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Friendship. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Friendship

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3712, Longitude: -86.4542     [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 313.515 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.219 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.969 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Friendship.



 
 
 

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