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Mill Creek Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Mill Creek Estates.

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How Far From Mill Creek Estates to ...

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

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mill Creek Estates to Birmingham, 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 five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 104 miles [167.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 4 days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,550 miles [10,541.2 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 7,260 miles [11,683.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,136 miles [8,265.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Mill Creek Estates ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Mill Creek Estates.

While the name Mill Creek Estates is unique within Alabama, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

New York

Otsego County

Our profile page for Mill Creek Estates, Otsego County   [Map]
Distance: About 879 miles [1,414.6 km] to the Northeast

South Carolina

Richland County

Our profile page for Mill Creek Estates, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the East

Virginia

Prince William County

Our profile page for Mill Creek Estates, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mill Creek Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7243, Longitude: -87.0094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mill Creek Estates 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 Mill Creek Estates 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 313.814 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.475 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.336 degrees.

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