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Lickskillet, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Fort Payne [Map], which is the Seat of DeKalb County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 141 miles [226.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Lickskillet to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 573 miles [922.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,466 miles [10,406 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 7,175 miles [11,547 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,051 miles [8,128.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lickskillet ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Lickskillet.

While the name Lickskillet is unique within Alabama, we know of another 10 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Georgia

Fannin County

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Distance: About 83 miles [133.6 km] to the East Northeast

Kentucky

Logan County

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Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the North Northwest

Meade County

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Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North

Missouri

Cass County

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This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Cass County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Putnam County

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Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Macon County

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Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the East Northeast

Warren County

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Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Ross County

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Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Tennessee

Maury County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 108 miles [173.8 km] to the Northwest

Union County

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Distance: About 171 miles [275.2 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lickskillet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lickskillet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lickskillet. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3404, Longitude: -85.6958     [Map].

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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 Lickskillet 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 313.056 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.686 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.667 degrees.

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<7>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 Lickskillet, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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