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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Mayfair to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 601 miles [967.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 6,485 miles [10,436.6 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 7,198 miles [11,584.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,074 miles [8,165.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Mayfair ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Mayfair.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Mayfair. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 25 communities in the United States and Canada - with 25 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 86 miles [138.4 km] to the South

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the South

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the South Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 British ColumbiaIllinoisNew YorkSaskatchewan
 CaliforniaLouisianaNorth CarolinaSouth Carolina
 DelawareMarylandOntarioTexas
 GeorgiaMississippiPennsylvaniaUtah

British Columbia

Our profile page for Mayfair   [Map]
Distance: About 2,085 miles [3,355.5 km] to the Northwest

California

Kern County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Kern County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,820 miles [2,929 km] to the West

Los Angeles County

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

Delaware

Kent County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the East Northeast

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Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East Southeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the Southeast

Fulton County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 141 miles [226.9 km] to the East Southeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 504 miles [811.1 km] to the North

Tazewell County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Tazewell County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Mayfair, East Baton Rouge Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in East Baton Rouge Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the East Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Hinds County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the Southwest

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New York

Schenectady County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Schenectady County   [Map]
Distance: About 882 miles [1,419.4 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the East

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the East

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Ontario

Our profile page for Mayfair   [Map]
Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Northumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast

Philadelphia County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Philadelphia County   [Map]
Distance: About 731 miles [1,176.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Mayfair   [Map]
Distance: About 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km] to the North Northwest

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South Carolina

Florence County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the East

Greenville County

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

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Texas

Harris County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Mayfair, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km] to the West Northwest

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About Madison County

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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' distance starting in Mayfair. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mayfair) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayfair. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7120, Longitude: -86.5864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mayfair 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 Mayfair 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 313.612 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.379 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.946 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 Mayfair.



 
 
 

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