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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Lakewood 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 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:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 99 miles [159.3 km] to the Southeast (SE). 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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,593 miles [10,610.4 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 7,304 miles [11,754.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,180 miles [8,336.4 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 137 miles [220.5 km] to the Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 52 miles [83.7 km] to the East Northeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 131 miles [210.8 km] to the East Southeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 110 miles [177 km] to the North Northeast

Madison County

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


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 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 287 miles [461.9 km] to the West Northwest

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,753 miles [2,821.2 km] to the West

Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Lakewood, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 978 miles [1,573.9 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the East 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 176 miles [283.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the East

Clarke County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the East

Fannin County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 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

Our profile page for Lakewood, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 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 499 miles [803.1 km] to the North Northwest

McHenry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the North

Shelby County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 422 miles [679.1 km] to the North

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Indiana

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 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 834 miles [1,342.2 km] to the North Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Tammany Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 km] to the South Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Lakewood, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Hancock County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,285 miles [2,068 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

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

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 753 miles [1,211.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,002 miles [1,612.6 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Alpena County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Alpena County   [Map]
Distance: About 850 miles [1,367.9 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 629 miles [1,012.3 km] to the North

Marquette County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Marquette County   [Map]
Distance: About 911 miles [1,466.1 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 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 964 miles [1,551.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Lamar County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the Southwest

Monroe County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 69 miles [111 km] to the West Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the West Southwest

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,413 miles [2,274 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 873 miles [1,405 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 755 miles [1,215.1 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 394 miles [634.1 km] to the East Northeast

Guilford County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the East Northeast

Henderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 320 miles [515 km] to the East Northeast

Onslow County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Cuyahoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Lakewood   [Map]
Distance: About 925 miles [1,488.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,031 miles [3,268.6 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Erie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Erie County   [Map]
Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 889 miles [1,430.7 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Kent County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,057 miles [1,701.1 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the East

Anderson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the East Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 378 miles [608.3 km] to the East Northeast

Darlington County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the East

Florence County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the East

Lexington County

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

Sumter County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Lakewood, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Carroll County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the North Northwest

Davidson County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 209 miles [336.4 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 274 miles [441 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 435 miles [700.1 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 1,441 miles [2,319.1 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,426 miles [2,294.9 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 536 miles [862.6 km] to the East Northeast

Dinwiddie County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Dinwiddie County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax County

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

James City County

Our profile page for Lakewood, James City County   [Map]
Distance: About 666 miles [1,071.8 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the East Northeast

Petersburg City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Petersburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 519 miles [835.2 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the Northeast

Suffolk City

Our profile page for Lakewood, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Lakewood, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,049 miles [3,297.5 km] to the Northwest

Pierce County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,053 miles [3,304 km] to the Northwest

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Snohomish County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,058 miles [3,312 km] to the Northwest

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Wisconsin

Oconto County

Our profile page for Lakewood, Oconto County   [Map]
Distance: About 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in 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: 33.2973, Longitude: -87.5631     [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 314.121 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.771 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.649 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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