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Lake Shore Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Lake Shore Estates.

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How Far From Lake Shore Estates 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 Lake Shore Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 82 miles [132 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Lake Shore Estates 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 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving 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 6,554 miles [10,547.6 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 7,263 miles [11,688.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,139 miles [8,270.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lake Shore Estates ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Lake Shore Estates.

While the name Lake Shore Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Florida

Pinellas County

Our profile page for Lake Shore Estates, Pinellas County   [Map]
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the Southeast

Texas

Tarrant County

Our profile page for Lake Shore Estates, Tarrant County   [Map]
Distance: About 620 miles [997.8 km] to the West

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Shore Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4590, Longitude: -86.8061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Shore Estates 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 Lake Shore Estates 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 313.675 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.278 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.311 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lake Shore Estates.



 
 
 

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