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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 87 miles [140 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Lakewood 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 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,546 miles [10,534.8 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 7,254 miles [11,674.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,131 miles [8,257.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lakewood ...

We have found 96 communities that share the name Lakewood.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Lakewood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 91 communities in the United States and Canada - with 94 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

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Lakewood, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 89 miles [143.2 km] to the Northeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 96 miles [154.5 km] to the Southeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 88 miles [141.6 km] to the North

Madison County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 84 miles [135.2 km] to the North

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 52 miles [83.7 km] to the West Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 FloridaMichiganOntarioVirginia
 GeorgiaMinnesotaOregonWashington
 IllinoisMississippiPennsylvaniaWisconsin
 IndianaNew BrunswickRhode Island 

Arkansas

Jefferson County

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

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the West Northwest

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,798 miles [2,893.6 km] to the West

Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,101 miles [1,771.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Lakewood, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 929 miles [1,495.1 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 726 miles [1,168.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the Southeast

Leon County

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

Walton County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the South

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the East Southeast

Clarke County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the East

Fannin County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the East Northeast

Fulton County

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

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Illinois

Cook County

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

DuPage County

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Distance: About 582 miles [936.6 km] to the North

Madison County

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

Mason County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the North Northwest

McHenry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the North

Shelby County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the North

Vigo County

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

White County

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

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Iowa

Lyon County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lyon County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Tammany Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 306 miles [492.5 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Hancock County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,237 miles [1,990.8 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,190 miles [1,915.1 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 683 miles [1,099.2 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 954 miles [1,535.3 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Alpena County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Alpena County   [Map]
Distance: About 821 miles [1,321.3 km] to the North

Cheboygan County

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

Emmet County

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

Houghton County

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

Kalamazoo County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Kalamazoo County   [Map]
Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the North

Marquette County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Marquette County   [Map]
Distance: About 894 miles [1,438.8 km] to the North

Monroe County

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

Muskegon County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Muskegon County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 958 miles [1,541.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Lamar County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the Southwest

Monroe County

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Distance: About 108 miles [173.8 km] to the West

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the West Southwest

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,365 miles [2,196.8 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 823 miles [1,324.5 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Eddy County

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

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New York

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Chautauqua County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Durham County

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

Gaston County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Gaston County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the East Northeast

Guilford County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the East Northeast

Henderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 268 miles [431.3 km] to the East Northeast

Onslow County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the East

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Ohio

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Cuyahoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Lakewood   [Map]
Distance: About 888 miles [1,429.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,061 miles [3,316.9 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Erie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Erie County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 841 miles [1,353.5 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Kent County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the East

Anderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the East Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 326 miles [524.6 km] to the East Northeast

Darlington County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the East

Florence County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the East

Lexington County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lexington County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Lakewood, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the North Northwest

Davidson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the North

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Dallas County

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

Harris County

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

Orange County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the West Southwest

Travis County

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

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,475 miles [2,373.8 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Vermont

Franklin County

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

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Virginia

Campbell County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East Northeast

Dinwiddie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Dinwiddie County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the Northeast

James City County

Our profile page for Lakewood, James City County   [Map]
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 632 miles [1,017.1 km] to the East Northeast

Petersburg City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Petersburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 582 miles [936.6 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 467 miles [751.6 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the Northeast

Suffolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Lakewood, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,076 miles [3,341 km] to the Northwest

Pierce County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,080 miles [3,347.4 km] to the Northwest

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Snohomish County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,084 miles [3,353.9 km] to the Northwest

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Wisconsin

Oconto County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Oconto County   [Map]
Distance: About 816 miles [1,313.2 km] to the North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lakewood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5579, Longitude: -86.7133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakewood 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 Lakewood 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 313.625 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.234 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.252 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 Lakewood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lakewood.



 
 
 

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