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North Haven, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From North Haven 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 North 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 North Haven to:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from North Haven to Tuscaloosa, 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 102 miles [164.2 km] to the Southeast (SE). 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 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,590 miles [10,605.6 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 7,300 miles [11,748.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,176 miles [8,330 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named North Haven ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name North Haven.

While the name North Haven is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for North Haven, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 976 miles [1,570.7 km] to the Northeast

Maine

Knox County

Our profile page for North Haven, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,245 miles [2,003.6 km] to the Northeast

Mississippi

Union County

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Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the Northwest

New York

Suffolk County

Our profile page for North Haven, Suffolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 988 miles [1,590 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Wake County

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Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Montgomery County

Our profile page for North Haven, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the North

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 that begins in North Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3682, Longitude: -87.5583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North 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 North 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 314.123 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.783 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.632 degrees.

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



 
 
 

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