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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Hillcrest 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 94 miles [151.3 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Hillcrest 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 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 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 7,308 miles [11,761.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,184 miles [8,342.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hillcrest ...

We have found 86 communities that share the name Hillcrest.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Hillcrest. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 81 communities in the United States and Canada - with 83 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 Hillcrest, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the East Northeast

Coffee County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Southeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 51 miles [82.1 km] to the South

Pike County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 142 miles [228.5 km] to the Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Johnson County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the West Northwest

Mississippi County

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

Pulaski County

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

British Columbia

Our profile page for Hillcrest   [Map]
Distance: About 2,146 miles [3,453.7 km] to the Northwest

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California

Los Angeles County

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

San Diego County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,709 miles [2,750.4 km] to the West

Shasta County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Shasta County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,953 miles [3,143 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Adams County

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

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Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 978 miles [1,573.9 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 806 miles [1,297.1 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the East Southeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the East Northeast

Troup County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the East

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Hawaii

Hawaii County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Hawaii County   [Map]
Distance: About 4,262 miles [6,859 km] to the West

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Idaho

Ada County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Ada County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,696 miles [2,729.4 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Calhoun County

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

Cook County

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

Douglas County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the North

Ogle County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Ogle County   [Map]
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the North

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Indiana

Allen County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 556 miles [894.8 km] to the North Northeast

Bartholomew County

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

Harrison County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the North Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 488 miles [785.4 km] to the North

Porter County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Porter County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the North

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Kansas

Reno County

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

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Kentucky

Madison County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the Northeast

Cecil County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 791 miles [1,273 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Bristol County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Bristol County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,072 miles [1,725.2 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Gogebic County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Gogebic County   [Map]
Distance: About 928 miles [1,493.5 km] to the North

Kent County

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

Roscommon County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Roscommon County   [Map]
Distance: About 792 miles [1,274.6 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Monroe County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 73 miles [117.5 km] to the Northwest

Oktibbeha County

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

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New Jersey

Camden County

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

Mercer County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the Northeast

Passaic County

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

Warren County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, 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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New York

Allegany County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the Northeast

Broome County

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

Rockland County

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Distance: About 921 miles [1,482.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Davidson County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East Northeast

Hoke County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Hoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the East Northeast

Orange County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the East Northeast

Watauga County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Watauga County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Hillcrest   [Map]
Distance: About 1,592 miles [2,562.1 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Columbiana County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Columbiana County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the North Northeast

Stark County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Stark County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the North Northeast

Trumbull County

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

Warren County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 466 miles [750 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the North Northeast

Williams County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Williams County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Hillcrest   [Map]
Distance: About 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the Northeast

Beaver County

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

Mercer County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, 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.

York County

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

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South Carolina

Darlington County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the East Northeast

Florence County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the East

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Coffee County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the North Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 239 miles [384.6 km] to the Northeast

Dickson County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Dickson County   [Map]
Distance: About 195 miles [313.8 km] to the North

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the Northeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the North Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Brazoria County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Brazoria County   [Map]
Distance: About 523 miles [841.7 km] to the West Southwest

Colorado County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Colorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the West Southwest

Floyd County

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

Wichita County

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

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,436 miles [2,311 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the East Northeast

Goochland County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Goochland County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Adams County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,865 miles [3,001.4 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Marion County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the Northeast

Wood County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Douglas County

Our profile page for Hillcrest, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 947 miles [1,524 km] to the North Northwest

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillcrest. 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Hillcrest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillcrest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillcrest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1912, Longitude: -87.5447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest 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 314.102 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.735 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.663 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 Hillcrest, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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