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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Maryville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Maryville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Gadsden [Map], which is the Seat of Etowah County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 121 miles [194.7 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Maryville to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 601 miles [967.2 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 6,494 miles [10,451.1 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 7,203 miles [11,592.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,080 miles [8,175.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Maryville ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Maryville.

While the name Maryville is unique within Alabama, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Illinois

Madison County

Our profile page for Maryville, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the North Northwest

Iowa

Fayette County

Our profile page for Maryville, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the North Northwest

Missouri

Nodaway County

Our profile page for Maryville, Nodaway County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the Northwest

Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Maryville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,525 miles [2,454.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Maryville, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 362 miles [582.6 km] to the East Southeast

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Maryville, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the East

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Maryville, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Maryville, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the Northeast

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maryville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0962, Longitude: -86.0905     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maryville 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 Maryville 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 313.281 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.911 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.883 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Maryville.



 
 
 

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