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Lockhart, Alabama
(Covington County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Andalusia [Map], which is the Seat of Covington County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Lockhart to Andalusia, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 92 miles [148.1 km] to the North (N). 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 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 756 miles [1,216.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,651 miles [10,703.7 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 7,348 miles [11,825.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,229 miles [8,415.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lockhart ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Lockhart.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Lockhart. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 13 communities in the United States - with 14 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

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California

San Bernardino County

Our profile page for Lockhart, San Bernardino County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,807 miles [2,908.1 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Orange County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Southeast

Georgia

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Lincoln County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Lincoln County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Louisiana

Livingston Parish

Our profile page for Lockhart, Livingston Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the West

Union Parish

Our profile page for Lockhart, Union Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 389 miles [626 km] to the West Northwest

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Minnesota

Norman County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Norman County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,256 miles [2,021.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Richland County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 696 miles [1,120.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Oklahoma County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oklahoma County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Union County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Caldwell County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Caldwell County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the West

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West Virginia

Jackson County

Our profile page for Lockhart, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lockhart. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Lockhart. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lockhart) 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 Lockhart. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lockhart

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockhart. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0128, Longitude: -86.3505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lockhart 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 Lockhart 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 313.231 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.427 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.63 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lockhart.



 
 
 

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