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Green Acres, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Green Acres to ...

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

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

  • Butler [Map], which is the Seat of Choctaw County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Green Acres to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,679 miles [10,748.8 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 7,387 miles [11,888.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,263 miles [8,470 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Green Acres ...

We have found 79 communities that share the name Green Acres.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Green Acres. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 74 communities in the United States and Canada - with 76 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

Coffee County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the East Southeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the East Southeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the East


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 IndianaNew YorkSouth Carolina 

Alaska

Our profile page for Green Acres   [Map]
Distance: About 3,364 miles [5,413.8 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the Northwest

Hempstead County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Hempstead County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the West Northwest

California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,670 miles [2,687.6 km] to the West Northwest

Santa Clara County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Santa Clara County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,947 miles [3,133.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Green Acres, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Catoosa County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Catoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 261 miles [420 km] to the Northeast

Chatham County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the East

Clarke County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the East Northeast

Clayton County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the East Northeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 239 miles [384.6 km] to the East

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Illinois

Sangamon County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Sangamon County   [Map]
Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the North

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Indiana

Lake County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the North

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Iowa

Scott County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Boyle County

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Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Bossier Parish

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Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the West

Concordia Parish

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

East Baton Rouge Parish

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Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the West Southwest

Saint Charles Parish

Our profile page for Green Acres, Saint Charles Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the Southwest

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Maryland

Carroll County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the Northeast

Harford County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 836 miles [1,345.4 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the Northeast

Saint Mary's County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Saint Mary's County   [Map]
Distance: About 782 miles [1,258.5 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 835 miles [1,343.8 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Hinds County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 123 miles [197.9 km] to the West

Lee County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the North

Monroe County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 121 miles [194.7 km] to the North

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 99 miles [159.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Montana

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,811 miles [2,914.5 km] to the Northwest

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New Jersey

Mercer County

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

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New York

Erie County

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

Nassau County

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Distance: About 997 miles [1,604.5 km] to the Northeast

Oneida County

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Distance: About 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

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Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East Northeast

Henderson County

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Distance: About 396 miles [637.3 km] to the Northeast

Iredell County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the East Northeast

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

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

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Ohio

Auglaize County

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Distance: About 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the North Northeast

Butler County

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Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the North Northeast

Gallia County

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Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the North Northeast

Pike County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

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Distance: About 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Coos County

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Distance: About 2,092 miles [3,366.7 km] to the West Northwest

Douglas County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,077 miles [3,342.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 772 miles [1,242.4 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Green Acres, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 841 miles [1,353.5 km] to the Northeast

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Saskatchewan

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

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the East Northeast

Charleston County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the East

Richland County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Giles County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Giles County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the North Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Northeast

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the North

Putnam County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the North Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the North Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

El Paso County

Our profile page for Green Acres, El Paso County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km] to the West

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,437 miles [2,312.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Vermont

Rutland County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Rutland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,148 miles [1,847.5 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Chesapeake City

Our profile page for Green Acres, Chesapeake City   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax City

Our profile page for Green Acres, Fairfax City   [Map]
Distance: About 769 miles [1,237.6 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Roane County

Our profile page for Green Acres, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0946, Longitude: -88.2264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Green Acres 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 Green Acres 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 314.429 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.963 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.146 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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