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Harmony, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Moulton [Map], which is the Seat of Lawrence County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 160 miles [257.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Harmony to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,521 miles [10,494.5 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 7,235 miles [11,643.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,111 miles [8,225.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Harmony ...

We have found 89 communities that share the name Harmony.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Harmony. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 84 communities in the United States and Canada - with 86 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 Harmony, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the Southeast

Covington County

Our profile page for Harmony, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the South Southeast

Marshall County

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

Pike County

Our profile page for Harmony, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the South

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Harmony, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Boone County

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

Bradley County

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

Columbia County

Our profile page for Harmony, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the West Southwest

Johnson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the West Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Harmony, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the West Northwest

Nevada County

Our profile page for Harmony, Nevada County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the West

White County

Our profile page for Harmony, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the West Northwest

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California

San Luis Obispo County

Our profile page for Harmony, San Luis Obispo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,902 miles [3,061 km] to the West Northwest

Tulare County

Our profile page for Harmony, Tulare County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,794 miles [2,887.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Larimer County

Our profile page for Harmony, Larimer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,057 miles [1,701.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Harmony, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Madison County

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

Osceola County

Our profile page for Harmony, Osceola County   [Map]
Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Harmony, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the East

Elbert County

Our profile page for Harmony, Elbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the East

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Harmony, Forsyth County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Forsyth County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jackson County

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

Putnam County

Our profile page for Harmony, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the North Northwest

McHenry County

Our profile page for Harmony, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 531 miles [854.6 km] to the North

Saint Clair County

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

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Indiana

Clay County

Our profile page for Harmony, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the North

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Kansas

Pawnee County

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

Stevens County

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

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Kentucky

Owen County

Our profile page for Harmony, Owen County   [Map]
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Allen Parish

Our profile page for Harmony, Allen Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Somerset County

Our profile page for Harmony, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,179 miles [1,897.4 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Caroline County

Our profile page for Harmony, Caroline County   [Map]
Distance: About 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the East Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Harmony, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Fillmore County

Our profile page for Harmony, Fillmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Clarke County

Our profile page for Harmony, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the South Southwest

Leake County

Our profile page for Harmony, Leake County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the Southwest

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Harmony, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the Southwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Harmony, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the Southwest

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Missouri

Livingston County

Our profile page for Harmony, Livingston County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the Northwest

Saline County

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

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Nebraska

Kearney County

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

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New Jersey

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Harmony, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the East Northeast

Monmouth County

Our profile page for Harmony, Monmouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 824 miles [1,326.1 km] to the East Northeast

Ocean County

Our profile page for Harmony, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 808 miles [1,300.3 km] to the East Northeast

Salem County

Our profile page for Harmony, Salem County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the East Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Harmony, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Chautauqua County

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

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North Carolina

Iredell County

Our profile page for Harmony, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Harmony
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

Athens County

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

Clark County

Our profile page for Harmony, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the North Northeast

Guernsey County

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

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Ontario

Our profile page for Harmony   [Map]
Distance: About 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the North

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Harmony, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,996 miles [3,212.3 km] to the West Northwest

Sherman County

Our profile page for Harmony, Sherman County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,902 miles [3,061 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Butler County

Our profile page for Harmony, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the Northeast

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Harmony, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Harmony   [Map]
Distance: About 1,463 miles [2,354.5 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Providence County

Our profile page for Harmony, Providence County   [Map]
Distance: About 986 miles [1,586.8 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Edgefield County

Our profile page for Harmony, Edgefield County   [Map]
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Harmony, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Franklin County

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

Jackson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 159 miles [255.9 km] to the North Northeast

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Harmony, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 125 miles [201.2 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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

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Texas

Anderson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the West Southwest

Burleson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Burleson County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the West Southwest

Floyd County

Our profile page for Harmony, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 816 miles [1,313.2 km] to the West

Grimes County

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

Henderson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the West Southwest

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Harmony, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the West

Karnes County

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

Kent County

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

Nacogdoches County

Our profile page for Harmony, Nacogdoches County   [Map]
Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the West Southwest

Parker County

Our profile page for Harmony, Parker County   [Map]
Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the West

Rusk County

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

San Augustine County

Our profile page for Harmony, San Augustine County   [Map]
Distance: About 449 miles [722.6 km] to the West Southwest

Walker County

Our profile page for Harmony, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Washington County

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

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Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for Harmony, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East Northeast

Shenandoah County

Our profile page for Harmony, Shenandoah County   [Map]
Distance: About 564 miles [907.7 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Lewis County

Our profile page for Harmony, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,006 miles [3,228.3 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Harmony, Jefferson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 611 miles [983.3 km] to the Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Harmony, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Marinette County

Our profile page for Harmony, Marinette County   [Map]
Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the North

Vernon County

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

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Wyoming

Albany County

Our profile page for Harmony, Albany County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,111 miles [1,788 km] to the West 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 starting from Harmony. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harmony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5240, Longitude: -87.2367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harmony 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 Harmony 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 313.999 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.799 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.257 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 Harmony, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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