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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Hollywood to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Hollywood to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Scottsboro [Map], which is the Seat of Jackson County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Hollywood to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 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 571 miles [918.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,460 miles [10,396.4 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 7,171 miles [11,540.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,047 miles [8,122.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hollywood ...

We have found 52 communities that share the name Hollywood.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Hollywood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 51 communities in the United States - with 52 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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Arizona

Graham County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Graham County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,364 miles [2,195.1 km] to the West

Arkansas

Clark County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the West

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,836 miles [2,954.8 km] to the West

Colorado

Teller County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Teller County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,093 miles [1,759 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Broward County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Broward County   [Map]
Distance: About 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the South Southeast

Habersham County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Habersham County   [Map]
Distance: About 143 miles [230.1 km] to the East

Richmond County

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

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Idaho

Clearwater County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Clearwater County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,751 miles [2,818 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Hollywood, 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.

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Kentucky

Fayette County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Hollywood, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the West Southwest

Calcasieu Parish

Our profile page for Hollywood, Calcasieu Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the West Southwest

East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Terrebonne Parish

Our profile page for Hollywood, Terrebonne Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 450 miles [724.2 km] to the Southwest

West Feliciana Parish

Our profile page for Hollywood, West Feliciana Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Southwest

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the East Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the East Northeast

Saint Mary's County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Saint Mary's County   [Map]
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the East Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 628 miles [1,010.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Plymouth County

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

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Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Berrien County   [Map]
Distance: About 504 miles [811.1 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Carver County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Carver County   [Map]
Distance: About 820 miles [1,319.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Tunica County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Tunica County   [Map]
Distance: About 249 miles [400.7 km] to the West

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Missouri

Dunklin County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Dunklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the West Northwest

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New Jersey

Monmouth County

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

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New Mexico

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,128 miles [1,815.3 km] to the West

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New York

Saint Lawrence County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Saint Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 894 miles [1,438.8 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Carteret County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Carteret County   [Map]
Distance: About 519 miles [835.2 km] to the East

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Cleveland County

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

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Oregon

Marion County

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

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Multnomah County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,052 miles [3,302.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the Northeast

York County

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

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the East Southeast

Horry County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 422 miles [679.1 km] to the East

Richland County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 286 miles [460.3 km] to the East

Saluda County

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

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Tennessee

Hamilton County

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

Maury County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Maury County   [Map]
Distance: About 80 miles [128.7 km] to the Northwest

Shelby County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the West

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Texas

Jefferson County

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

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Virginia

Appomattox County

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

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the East Northeast

Suffolk City

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

Virginia Beach City

Our profile page for Hollywood, Virginia Beach City   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Hollywood, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,057 miles [3,310.4 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Monroe County

Our profile page for Hollywood, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hollywood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hollywood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hollywood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7190, Longitude: -85.9650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hollywood 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 Hollywood 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 313.236 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.946 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.689 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 Hollywood.



 
 
 

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