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Liberty Grove, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Wedowee [Map], which is the Seat of Randolph County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 84 miles [135.2 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Liberty Grove 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 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 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 6,502 miles [10,464 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 7,206 miles [11,596.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,083 miles [8,180.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Liberty Grove ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Liberty Grove.

While the name Liberty Grove is unique within Alabama, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Illinois

Will County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the North Northwest

Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the Northeast

Tennessee

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Northwest

Texas

Dallas County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the West

Delta County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the West

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Liberty Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3534, Longitude: -85.4294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Liberty Grove 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 Liberty Grove 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 312.848 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.308 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.788 degrees.

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