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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, Almanacs & Directories 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:

  • Athens [Map], which is the Seat of Limestone County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 175 miles [281.6 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 about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 617 miles [993 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,497 miles [10,455.9 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 7,211 miles [11,605 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,087 miles [8,186.7 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 77 miles [123.9 km] to the East Southeast

Jefferson County

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

Lee County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 173 miles [278.4 km] to the South Southeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 110 miles [177 km] to the South Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 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 298 miles [479.6 km] to the West

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,770 miles [2,848.5 km] to the West

Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,049 miles [1,688.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Lakewood, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 887 miles [1,427.5 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 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 267 miles [429.7 km] to the South

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the Southeast

Clarke County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the East Southeast

Fannin County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 154 miles [247.8 km] to the East

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

Our profile page for Lakewood, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 494 miles [795 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 411 miles [661.4 km] to the North Northwest

McHenry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the North

Shelby County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 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 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 587 miles [944.7 km] to the Northwest

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Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Tammany Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the South Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Hancock County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,140 miles [1,834.7 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 908 miles [1,461.3 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Alpena County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Alpena County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the North Northeast

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 520 miles [836.9 km] to the North

Marquette County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Marquette County   [Map]
Distance: About 806 miles [1,297.1 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 592 miles [952.7 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 871 miles [1,401.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Lamar County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 278 miles [447.4 km] to the South Southwest

Monroe County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the Southwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the Southwest

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,319 miles [2,122.7 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the East 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 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the 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 335 miles [539.1 km] to the East

Guilford County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the East Northeast

Henderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the East

Onslow County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 541 miles [870.7 km] to the East

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Ohio

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Cuyahoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Lakewood   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,001 miles [3,220.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Erie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Erie County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 792 miles [1,274.6 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Kent County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 968 miles [1,557.8 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the East Southeast

Anderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 245 miles [394.3 km] to the East

Chester County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 329 miles [529.5 km] to the East

Darlington County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 396 miles [637.3 km] to the East

Florence County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East

Lexington County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lexington County   [Map]
Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Lakewood, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the Northwest

Davidson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 100 miles [160.9 km] to the North

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the East Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the East 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 520 miles [836.9 km] to the 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 1,422 miles [2,288.5 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,410 miles [2,269.2 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 458 miles [737.1 km] to the East Northeast

Dinwiddie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Dinwiddie County   [Map]
Distance: About 552 miles [888.4 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax County

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

James City County

Our profile page for Lakewood, James City County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the East Northeast

Petersburg City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Petersburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 561 miles [902.8 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the East Northeast

Suffolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Lakewood, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,011 miles [3,236.4 km] to the Northwest

Pierce County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,016 miles [3,244.4 km] to the Northwest

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Snohomish County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,017 miles [3,246 km] to the Northwest

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Wisconsin

Oconto County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Oconto County   [Map]
Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 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.

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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' distance beginning in Lakewood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 34.8179, Longitude: -86.9828     [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 313.86 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.679 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.086 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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