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Kellys Crossroads, Alabama
(Coosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Rockford [Map], which is the Seat of Coosa County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Kellys Crossroads to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,564 miles [10,563.7 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 7,269 miles [11,698.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,146 miles [8,281.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Kellys Crossroads ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Kellys Crossroads.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Kellys Crossroads. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 1 communities in the United States - with 2 of those located in the United States.

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Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Vance County

Our profile page for Kellys Crossroads, Vance County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kellys Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8373, Longitude: -86.3344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kellys Crossroads 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 Kellys Crossroads 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 313.354 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.821 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.255 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kellys Crossroads.



 
 
 

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