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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Elba [Map], which is the Seat of Coffee County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Indian Springs to Elba, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 75 miles [120.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,613 miles [10,642.6 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 7,310 miles [11,764.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,191 miles [8,354.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Indian Springs ...

We have found 35 communities that share the name Indian Springs.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Indian Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 32 communities in the United States and Canada - 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

Choctaw County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Choctaw County   [Map]
Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the West Northwest

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the North Northwest

Mobile County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Mobile County   [Map]
Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the West Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,541 miles [2,480 km] to the West Northwest

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,889 miles [3,040.1 km] to the West Northwest

Madera County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Madera County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,966 miles [3,164 km] to the West Northwest

Mendocino County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Mendocino County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,171 miles [3,493.9 km] to the West Northwest

San Diego County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,814 miles [2,919.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Lake County

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

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Georgia

Butts County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Butts County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the Northeast

Catoosa County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Catoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the North

Paulding County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 189 miles [304.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Indiana

Martin County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Martin County   [Map]
Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the North

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Indian Springs   [Map]
Distance: About 1,419 miles [2,283.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Maryland

Frederick County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Alcorn County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Alcorn County   [Map]
Distance: About 285 miles [458.7 km] to the North Northwest

Perry County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 195 miles [313.8 km] to the West

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Missouri

McDonald County

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

Vernon County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Vernon County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Clark County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,740 miles [2,800.3 km] to the West Northwest

Nye County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Nye County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,838 miles [2,958 km] to the West Northwest

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New Jersey

Monmouth County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, 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 York

Onondaga County

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

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North Carolina

Onslow County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the East Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Butler County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the North

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Oklahoma

Logan County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 745 miles [1,199 km] to the West Northwest

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South Carolina

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the North

Sullivan County

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

Williamson County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the North

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Texas

Polk County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Polk County
Although located in Polk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Indian Springs, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Indian Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3296, Longitude: -85.8191     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Indian Springs 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 Indian Springs 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 312.947 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.142 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.369 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 Indian Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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