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Greenbriar, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the North Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 93 miles [149.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Greenbriar 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 6 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 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,599 miles [10,620.1 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 7,308 miles [11,761.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,185 miles [8,344.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Greenbriar ...

We have found 38 communities that share the name Greenbriar.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Greenbriar. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 36 communities in the United States - with 38 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

Madison County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the North Northeast

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 99 miles [159.3 km] to the East Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,416 miles [2,278.8 km] to the West

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the Southeast

Seminole County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Seminole County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Bartow County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Bartow County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the East Northeast

Bibb County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the East

Bulloch County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Bulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East

Fulton County

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

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Illinois

McLean County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, McLean County   [Map]
Distance: About 513 miles [825.6 km] to the North

Will County

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

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Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 470 miles [756.4 km] to the North

Putnam County

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

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Kentucky

Daviess County

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

Estill County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Estill County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the North Northeast

Marion County

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

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 75 miles [120.7 km] to the West Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the West Southwest

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 881 miles [1,417.8 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the East Northeast

New Hanover County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, New Hanover County   [Map]
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the East

Onslow County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 587 miles [944.7 km] to the East Northeast

Orange County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 523 miles [841.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Berks County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Berks County   [Map]
Distance: About 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the Northeast

Dauphin County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Dauphin County   [Map]
Distance: About 774 miles [1,245.6 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East Northeast

Florence County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the East

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the East Northeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 284 miles [457.1 km] to the East Northeast

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Orangeburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Galveston County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Galveston County   [Map]
Distance: About 517 miles [832 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 689 miles [1,108.8 km] to the Northeast

Portsmouth City

Our profile page for Greenbriar, Portsmouth City   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the East Northeast

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About Tuscaloosa County

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.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 starts in Greenbriar. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenbriar) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenbriar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1729, Longitude: -87.5442     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenbriar 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 Greenbriar 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 314.101 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.731 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.666 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 Greenbriar.



 
 
 

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