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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Oak Hill 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 town such as Oak Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Camden [Map], which is the Seat of Wilcox County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Oak Hill to Camden, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 56 miles [90.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 742 miles [1,194.1 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 6,639 miles [10,684.4 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 7,343 miles [11,817.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,221 miles [8,402.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Oak Hill ...

We have found 96 communities that share the name Oak Hill.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Oak Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 91 communities in the United States and Canada - with 93 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the North Northeast

Etowah County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Etowah County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the North Northeast

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the North

Talladega County

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Distance: About 136 miles [218.9 km] to the North Northeast

Walker County

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Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 IndianaMississippiOklahomaWest Virginia
 KansasMissouriOntarioWisconsin

Arkansas

Carroll County

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Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the Northwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Howard County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the West Northwest

California

Los Angeles County

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Distance: About 1,834 miles [2,951.5 km] to the West Northwest

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, New Castle County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in New Castle County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the East Southeast

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the Southeast

Volusia County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Volusia County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 154 miles [247.8 km] to the East

Cobb County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Cobb County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the Northeast

Douglas County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 190 miles [305.8 km] to the Northeast

Gilmer County

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Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the Northeast

Newton County

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Distance: About 210 miles [338 km] to the East Northeast

Paulding County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Peoria County

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Distance: About 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Gibson County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the North

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Kansas

Clay County

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Distance: About 765 miles [1,231.1 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Daviess County

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

Hopkins County

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Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the North

Morgan County

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Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the North Northeast

Pulaski County

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Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the North Northeast

Whitley County

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

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Louisiana

Bossier Parish

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Bossier Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bossier Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

De Soto Parish

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Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the West

East Baton Rouge Parish

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Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Androscoggin County

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Distance: About 1,230 miles [1,979.5 km] to the Northeast

Cumberland County

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Distance: About 1,214 miles [1,953.7 km] to the Northeast

Hancock County

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Distance: About 1,313 miles [2,113.1 km] to the Northeast

Lincoln County

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Distance: About 1,253 miles [2,016.5 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Baltimore County

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Distance: About 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Worcester County

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Distance: About 1,101 miles [1,771.9 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Manistee County

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Distance: About 850 miles [1,367.9 km] to the North

Oakland County

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

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Mississippi

Pontotoc County

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Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the North Northwest

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Missouri

Crawford County

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Distance: About 498 miles [801.5 km] to the North Northwest

Saint Louis County

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

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,404 miles [2,259.5 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Monmouth County

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Distance: About 926 miles [1,490.3 km] to the Northeast

Ocean County

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Distance: About 912 miles [1,467.7 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Greene County

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Distance: About 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Burke County

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Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the Northeast

Caldwell County

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Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the Northeast

Granville County

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Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the Northeast

Henderson County

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Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the Northeast

Macon County

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Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the Northeast

Scotland County

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Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

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Distance: About 1,490 miles [2,397.9 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Jackson County

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Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the North Northeast

Knox County

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Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

McCurtain County

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Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

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

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

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Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the North Northeast

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the Northeast

Lackawanna County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Lackawanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 905 miles [1,456.5 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

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Distance: About 819 miles [1,318.1 km] to the Northeast

Venango County

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Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

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Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the East Northeast

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the East Northeast

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Carter County

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Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the Northeast

Cocke County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Cocke County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the Northeast

Cumberland County

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Distance: About 304 miles [489.2 km] to the North Northeast

Davidson County

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Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the North

Henry County

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Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the North

Lawrence County

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Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the North

Marshall County

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Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 km] to the North

Morgan County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the North Northeast

Overton County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the North Northeast

Pickett County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Pickett County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the North Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

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Distance: About 276 miles [444.2 km] to the North

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Hood County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Hood County
Although located in Hood County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jasper County

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Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the West

Johnson County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the West

Travis County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Travis County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the West

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Utah

Davis County

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Distance: About 1,509 miles [2,428.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Albemarle County

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Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Northeast

Augusta County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the Northeast

Grayson County

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Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the Northeast

Henrico County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the Northeast

Page County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Page County   [Map]
Distance: About 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the Northeast

Grant County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Oak Hill, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oak Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9215, Longitude: -87.0851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Hill 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 Oak Hill 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 313.734 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.134 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.733 degrees.

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<7>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 Oak Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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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