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Laneville, Alabama
(Hale County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Greensboro [Map], which is the Seat of Hale County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Laneville to Greensboro, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 78 miles [125.5 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,632 miles [10,673.2 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 7,339 miles [11,811 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,216 miles [8,394.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Laneville ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Laneville.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Laneville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 5 communities in the United States - with 6 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Kansas

Labette County

Our profile page for Laneville, Labette County   [Map]
Distance: About 540 miles [869 km] to the Northwest

Pennsylvania

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Laneville, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the Northeast

Texas

Rusk County

Our profile page for Laneville, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the West

West Virginia

Tucker County

Our profile page for Laneville, Tucker County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Pepin County

Our profile page for Laneville, Pepin County   [Map]
Distance: About 867 miles [1,395.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laneville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5226, Longitude: -87.5964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Laneville 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 Laneville 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 314.085 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.623 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.816 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Laneville.



 
 
 

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