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Pea Ridge, Alabama
(Escambia County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Pea Ridge to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Pea Ridge to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Brewton [Map], which is the Seat of Escambia County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 98 miles [157.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Pea Ridge 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 three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 781 miles [1,256.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,678 miles [10,747.2 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 7,378 miles [11,873.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,258 miles [8,461.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pea Ridge ...

We have found 21 communities that share the name Pea Ridge.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Pea Ridge. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 16 communities in the United States - with 21 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 Pea Ridge, DeKalb County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in DeKalb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Fayette County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North

Madison County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North

Marion County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 208 miles [334.7 km] to the North Northwest

Shelby County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 141 miles [226.9 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the Northwest

Desha County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Desha County   [Map]
Distance: About 313 miles [503.7 km] to the Northwest

Kentucky

Estill County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Estill County   [Map]
Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the North Northeast

Fleming County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Fleming County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the North Northeast

Scott County

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

Todd County

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

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Maine

Penobscot County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Penobscot County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,403 miles [2,257.9 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Kemper County

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

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Missouri

Washington County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the North Northwest

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North Carolina

Polk County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 696 miles [1,120.1 km] to the East Northeast

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 498 miles [801.5 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Clay County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the North Northeast

DeKalb County

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

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the North

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West Virginia

Cabell County

Our profile page for Pea Ridge, Cabell County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northeast

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Pea Ridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pea Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pea Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1160, Longitude: -87.0977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pea Ridge 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 Pea Ridge 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 313.675 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.956 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.891 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pea Ridge.



 
 
 

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