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Jonesville, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Talladega [Map], which is the Seat of Talladega County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 76 miles [122.3 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Jonesville 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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 629 miles [1,012.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,525 miles [10,501 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 7,231 miles [11,637.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,108 miles [8,220.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Jonesville ...

We have found 38 communities that share the name Jonesville.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Jonesville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 37 communities in the United States and Canada - with 37 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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 IllinoisMinnesotaOhioVirginia
 IndianaMississippiOntario 

Alaska

Our profile page for Jonesville   [Map]
Distance: About 3,332 miles [5,362.3 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Miller County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Miller County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the West

California

Butte County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Butte County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,995 miles [3,210.6 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Alachua County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Alachua County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Carroll County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 50 miles [80.5 km] to the East

McIntosh County

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

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Illinois

La Salle County

Our profile page for Jonesville, La Salle County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the North Northwest

Winnebago County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Winnebago County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Bartholomew County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Bartholomew County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the North

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Kansas

Brown County

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

Chase County

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

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Kentucky

Grant County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the North

Hart County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Hart County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the North

Owen County

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

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Louisiana

Catahoula Parish

Our profile page for Jonesville, Catahoula Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the West Southwest

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Maryland

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 623 miles [1,002.6 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Hillsdale County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Hillsdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Crow Wing County

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

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Mississippi

Hinds County

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

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Missouri

Cass County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Cass County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Cass County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Henry County

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

Lincoln County

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

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Nevada

Washoe County

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

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New Mexico

Curry County

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

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New York

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 931 miles [1,498.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 354 miles [569.7 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Monroe County

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

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Ontario

Our profile page for Jonesville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,123 miles [1,807.3 km] to the North

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Pennsylvania

Carbon County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Carbon County   [Map]
Distance: About 772 miles [1,242.4 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Colleton County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Colleton County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the East

Union County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Fentress County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Fentress County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the North Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

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

Harrison County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 469 miles [754.8 km] to the West

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Vermont

Chittenden County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Chittenden County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,031 miles [1,659.2 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Lee County

Our profile page for Jonesville, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jonesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4468, Longitude: -86.0911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jonesville 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 Jonesville 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 313.246 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.781 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.028 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 Jonesville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Jonesville.



 
 
 

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