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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Anniston [Map], which is the Seat of Calhoun County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 90 miles [144.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from New Haven 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 613 miles [986.5 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 6,509 miles [10,475.2 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 7,216 miles [11,613 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,093 miles [8,196.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named New Haven ...

We have found 27 communities that share the name New Haven.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named New Haven. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 26 communities in the United States and Canada - with 25 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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Colorado

Logan County

Our profile page for New Haven, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,043 miles [1,678.5 km] to the West Northwest

Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for New Haven, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the Northeast

Illinois

Gallatin County

Our profile page for New Haven, Gallatin County   [Map]
Distance: About 320 miles [515 km] to the North Northwest

Indiana

Allen County

Our profile page for New Haven, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the North

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Iowa

Mitchell County

Our profile page for New Haven, Mitchell County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Douglas County

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

Reno County

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

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Kentucky

Nelson County

Our profile page for New Haven, Nelson County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the North

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Michigan

Macomb County

Our profile page for New Haven, Macomb County   [Map]
Distance: About 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the North Northeast

Shiawassee County

Our profile page for New Haven, Shiawassee County   [Map]
Distance: About 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Smith County

Our profile page for New Haven, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Franklin County

Our profile page for New Haven, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 453 miles [729 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Jefferson County

Our profile page for New Haven, Jefferson County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km] to the Northwest

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New York

Oswego County

Our profile page for New Haven, Oswego County   [Map]
Distance: About 854 miles [1,374.4 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Alleghany County

Our profile page for New Haven, Alleghany County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for New Haven   [Map]
Distance: About 1,616 miles [2,600.7 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for New Haven, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the North

Huron County

Our profile page for New Haven, Huron County   [Map]
Distance: About 541 miles [870.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Fayette County

Our profile page for New Haven, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for New Haven   [Map]
Distance: About 1,471 miles [2,367.3 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Lawrence County

Our profile page for New Haven, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the Northwest

Scott County

Our profile page for New Haven, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the North Northeast

Stewart County

Our profile page for New Haven, Stewart County   [Map]
Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Vermont

Addison County

Our profile page for New Haven, Addison County   [Map]
Distance: About 995 miles [1,601.3 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Mason County

Our profile page for New Haven, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the North Northeast

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Wyoming

Crook County

Our profile page for New Haven, Crook County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,265 miles [2,035.8 km] to the Northwest

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The Communities of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Haven. 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 from New Haven. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6237, Longitude: -85.9166     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Haven 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 New Haven 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 313.152 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.696 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.919 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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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about New Haven, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for New Haven.



 
 
 

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