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Meadowbrook, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 93 miles [149.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Meadowbrook 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 6 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 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 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 7,307 miles [11,759.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,184 miles [8,342.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Meadowbrook ...

We have found 54 communities that share the name Meadowbrook.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Meadowbrook. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 51 communities in the United States and Canada - with 53 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

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 100 miles [160.9 km] to the East Northeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the North Northeast

Shelby County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 50 miles [80.5 km] to the East Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Meadowbrook   [Map]
Distance: About 2,113 miles [3,400.5 km] to the Northwest

California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,708 miles [2,748.8 km] to the West

Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 985 miles [1,585.2 km] to the Northeast

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 796 miles [1,281 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Clay County

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

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the Southeast

Orange County

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

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the East

Paulding County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the East Northeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the East

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Illinois

Adams County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the North Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the North Northwest

McDonough County

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

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Indiana

Allen County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the North Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the North

Porter County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Porter County   [Map]
Distance: About 582 miles [936.6 km] to the North

Tippecanoe County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Tippecanoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Clark County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 381 miles [613.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Jefferson Parish

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

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Maine

Sagadahoc County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Sagadahoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,201 miles [1,932.8 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Charles County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 711 miles [1,144.2 km] to the Northeast

Harford County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

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

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Michigan

Muskegon County

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

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New Hampshire

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,134 miles [1,825 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Burlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the Northeast

Camden County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 835 miles [1,343.8 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Orange County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 931 miles [1,498.3 km] to the Northeast

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,012 miles [1,628.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Pitt County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Pitt County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East Northeast

Rowan County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Rowan County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

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

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Pennsylvania

Fayette County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 838 miles [1,348.6 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 274 miles [441 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the North

Washington County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Harris County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Montgomery County
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,439 miles [2,315.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Chesterfield County

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

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Harrison County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Northeast

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Kanawha County   [Map]
Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the Northeast

Mason County

Our profile page for Meadowbrook, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the Northeast

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Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Meadowbrook. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Meadowbrook) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadowbrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1835, Longitude: -87.5347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Meadowbrook 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 Meadowbrook 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 314.096 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.726 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.66 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 Meadowbrook.



 
 
 

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