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Hickory Hills, Alabama
(Limestone County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Hickory Hills 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 Hickory Hills 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 Hills to:

  • Athens [Map], which is the Seat of Limestone County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hickory Hills to Athens, 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 179 miles [288.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 621 miles [999.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,500 miles [10,460.7 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 7,215 miles [11,611.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,090 miles [8,191.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hickory Hills ...

We have found 34 communities that share the name Hickory Hills.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Hickory Hills. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 32 communities in the United States - with 34 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

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West

Morgan County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the West

Georgia

Clayton County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 178 miles [286.5 km] to the East Southeast

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Gwinnett County   [Map]
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the East Southeast

Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the North

Henry County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 488 miles [785.4 km] to the North Northwest

Lake County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 508 miles [817.5 km] to the North

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Indiana

Grant County

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

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Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Saint Tammany Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the South Southwest

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the East Northeast

Calvert County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Calvert County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the East Northeast

Harford County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Jackson County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the South Southwest

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New York

Dutchess County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Dutchess County   [Map]
Distance: About 860 miles [1,384 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Iredell County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the East Northeast

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the East

Wake County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the East

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Ohio

Athens County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Athens County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the Northeast

Williams County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Williams County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Bucks County

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

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the East Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 131 miles [210.8 km] to the Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the East Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 109 miles [175.4 km] to the East

Knox County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the East Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 76 miles [122.3 km] to the North Northeast

White County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 118 miles [189.9 km] to the Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 73 miles [117.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Virginia

Radford City

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Radford City   [Map]
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Lewis County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Dane County

Our profile page for Hickory Hills, Dane County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the North

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Hickory Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hickory Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8545, Longitude: -87.1014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickory Hills 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 Hills 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 313.934 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.77 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.128 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 Hickory Hills.



 
 
 

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