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Hunter, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies just to the East Southeast (ESE).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Hunter to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 40 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,588 miles [10,602.4 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 7,291 miles [11,733.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,169 miles [8,318.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hunter ...

We have found 31 communities that share the name Hunter.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Hunter. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 29 communities in the United States - with 31 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

Colbert County

Our profile page for Hunter, Colbert County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the North Northwest

Dallas County

Our profile page for Hunter, Dallas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Dallas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Alaska

Our profile page for Hunter
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.

Arkansas

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Hunter, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the Northwest

Florida

Putnam County

Our profile page for Hunter, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Screven County

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

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Idaho

Ada County

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

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Illinois

Boone County

Our profile page for Hunter, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the North

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Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Hunter, 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.

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Kansas

Mitchell County

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

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Kentucky

Floyd County

Our profile page for Hunter, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

De Soto Parish

Our profile page for Hunter, De Soto Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the West

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Missouri

Carter County

Our profile page for Hunter, Carter County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Elko County

Our profile page for Hunter, Elko County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km] to the West Northwest

White Pine County

Our profile page for Hunter, White Pine County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,665 miles [2,679.6 km] to the West Northwest

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New Mexico

Rio Arriba County

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

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New York

Greene County

Our profile page for Hunter, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the Northeast

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North Dakota

Cass County

Our profile page for Hunter, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Hunter, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 600 miles [965.6 km] to the North Northeast

Noble County

Our profile page for Hunter, Noble County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the North Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Hunter, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Garfield County

Our profile page for Hunter, Garfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Forest County

Our profile page for Hunter, Forest County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the North Northeast

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Hunter, Northumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Campbell County

Our profile page for Hunter, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the North Northeast

Carter County

Our profile page for Hunter, Carter County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Comal County

Our profile page for Hunter, Comal County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the West

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Hunter, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,525 miles [2,454.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Hunter, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the Northeast

Patrick County

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

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West Virginia

Raleigh County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 that stretches from Hunter. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hunter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hunter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3957, Longitude: -86.3955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hunter 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 Hunter 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 313.361 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.767 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.371 degrees.

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<7>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 Hunter, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Hunter.



 
 
 

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