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Jeddo, Alabama
(Monroe County)

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

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

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

  • Monroeville [Map], which is the Seat of Monroe County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Jeddo to Monroeville, 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 five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,686 miles [10,760.1 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 7,388 miles [11,889.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,266 miles [8,474.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Jeddo ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Jeddo.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Jeddo. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 8 communities in the United States - with 9 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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Allen County

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


Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Jeddo, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 859 miles [1,382.4 km] to the North Northeast


Knox County

Our profile page for Jeddo, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Orleans County

Our profile page for Jeddo, Orleans County   [Map]
Distance: About 960 miles [1,545 km] to the North Northeast

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Jefferson County

Our profile page for Jeddo, 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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Luzerne County

Our profile page for Jeddo, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 927 miles [1,491.9 km] to the Northeast

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Bastrop County

Our profile page for Jeddo, Bastrop County   [Map]
Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the West

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Marquette County

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jeddo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3324, Longitude: -87.5142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jeddo 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 Jeddo 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 313.939 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.291 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.01 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 Jeddo.


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