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Huntington Place, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Huntington Place 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 three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 703 miles [1,131.4 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 6,595 miles [10,613.6 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 7,305 miles [11,756.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,181 miles [8,338 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Huntington Place ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Huntington Place.

While the name Huntington Place is unique within Alabama, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Georgia

Fayette County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the East

North Carolina

Durham County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Durham County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the East Northeast

South Carolina

Florence County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,433 miles [2,306.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Huntington Place. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Huntington Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntington Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3018, Longitude: -87.5961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huntington Place 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 Huntington Place 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 314.141 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.795 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.661 degrees.

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