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Morrisville, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Anniston [Map], which is the Seat of Calhoun County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Morrisville to Anniston, 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 96 miles [154.5 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 610 miles [981.7 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 6,506 miles [10,470.4 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 7,213 miles [11,608.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,090 miles [8,191.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Morrisville ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Morrisville.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Morrisville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 13 communities in the United States and Canada - with 12 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the Northeast

Missouri

Polk County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the Northwest

New Jersey

Camden County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the Northeast

New York

Madison County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 843 miles [1,356.7 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Morrisville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,837 miles [2,956.4 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Durham County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Durham County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Clinton County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Morrisville   [Map]
Distance: About 857 miles [1,379.2 km] to the North

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Pennsylvania

Bucks County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Bucks County   [Map]
Distance: About 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 532 miles [856.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Williamsburg County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Williamsburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East

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Vermont

Lamoille County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Lamoille County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Fauquier County

Our profile page for Morrisville, Fauquier County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the Northeast

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

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.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 in Morrisville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morrisville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morrisville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7268, Longitude: -85.9572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morrisville 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 Morrisville 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 313.182 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.745 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.913 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Morrisville.



 
 
 

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