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

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

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

  • Scottsboro [Map], which is the Seat of Jackson County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Morris Mill to Scottsboro, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 160 miles [257.5 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 568 miles [914.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,458 miles [10,393.1 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 7,169 miles [11,537.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,045 miles [8,119.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Morris Mill ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Morris Mill.

While the name Morris Mill is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Morris Mill, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the East Northeast

Maryland

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Morris Mill, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 623 miles [1,002.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6479, Longitude: -85.8578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morris Mill 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 Morris Mill 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 313.168 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.857 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.661 degrees.

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