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Mount Hebron, Alabama
(Greene County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Eutaw [Map], which is the Seat of Greene County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mount Hebron to Eutaw, 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 111 miles [178.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 743 miles [1,195.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,635 miles [10,678 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 7,345 miles [11,820.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,222 miles [8,404 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Mount Hebron ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Mount Hebron.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Mount Hebron. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 4 communities in the United States and Canada - with 4 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

California

Siskiyou County

Our profile page for Mount Hebron, Siskiyou County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,947 miles [3,133.4 km] to the West Northwest

Louisiana

Jackson Parish

Our profile page for Mount Hebron, Jackson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 261 miles [420 km] to the West

Maryland

Howard County

Our profile page for Mount Hebron, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the Northeast

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Mount Hebron   [Map]
Distance: About 1,492 miles [2,401.1 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Hebron. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8740, Longitude: -88.0797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Hebron 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 Mount Hebron 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 314.403 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.04 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.941 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mount Hebron.



 
 
 

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