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Hickory Grove, Alabama
(Lawrence County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Moulton [Map], which is the Seat of Lawrence County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hickory Grove to Moulton, 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 158 miles [254.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,534 miles [10,515.5 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 7,248 miles [11,664.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,124 miles [8,246.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hickory Grove ...

We have found 45 communities that share the name Hickory Grove.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Hickory Grove. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 44 communities in the United States - with 45 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Yell County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Yell County   [Map]
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the West

Georgia

Crawford County

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

Illinois

Adams County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the North Northwest

Carroll County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Iowa

Scott County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Franklin County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, 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.

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Kentucky

Anderson County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the North Northeast

Cumberland County

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

Graves County

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

McCreary County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, McCreary County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the Northeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the Northeast

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Louisiana

Rapides Parish

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

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Maryland

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Lamar County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 245 miles [394.3 km] to the South Southwest

Oktibbeha County

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

Pearl River County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Pearl River County   [Map]
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the South Southwest

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New York

Oswego County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Oswego County   [Map]
Distance: About 864 miles [1,390.5 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Burke County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Burke County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the East

Hoke County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Hoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 462 miles [743.5 km] to the East

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the East

Polk County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the East

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 467 miles [751.6 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

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

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Ohio

Carroll County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the Northeast

Ottawa County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Ottawa County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Susquehanna County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Susquehanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 822 miles [1,322.9 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Berkeley County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 km] to the East

Florence County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East

Saluda County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Saluda County   [Map]
Distance: About 326 miles [524.6 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bledsoe County

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

Franklin County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 81 miles [130.4 km] to the East Northeast

Gibson County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the Northwest

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 121 miles [194.7 km] to the North Northeast

Sumner County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the North Northeast

Warren County

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

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Texas

Denton County

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

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Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 498 miles [801.5 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Greenbrier County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Greenbrier County   [Map]
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Wisconsin

Grant County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the North Northwest

Manitowoc County

Our profile page for Hickory Grove, Manitowoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the North

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Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4304, Longitude: -87.4445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickory Grove 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 Hickory Grove 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 314.121 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.927 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.363 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 Hickory Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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