RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Perryville, Alabama
(Tallapoosa County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Perryville 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Perryville
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Dadeville [Map], which is the Seat of Tallapoosa County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Perryville to Dadeville, 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 53 miles [85.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). 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 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,533 miles [10,513.8 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 7,237 miles [11,646.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,115 miles [8,231.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Perryville ...

We have found 29 communities that share the name Perryville.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Perryville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 28 communities in the United States - with 29 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

Jump ahead to ...

 AlaskaLouisianaNew JerseyRhode Island
 ArizonaMarylandNew MexicoTennessee
 ArkansasMassachusettsNew YorkTexas
 IllinoisMichiganNorth CarolinaVirginia
 IndianaMississippiOhio 
 KentuckyMissouriPennsylvania 

Alaska

Our profile page for Perryville   [Map]
Distance: About 3,737 miles [6,014.1 km] to the Northwest

Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Perryville, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,535 miles [2,470.3 km] to the West

Arkansas

Perry County

Our profile page for Perryville, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the West Northwest

Illinois

Winnebago County

Our profile page for Perryville, Winnebago County   [Map]
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

Indiana

Adams County

Our profile page for Perryville, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the North

- Return to top

Kentucky

Boyle County

Our profile page for Perryville, Boyle County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the North

Hardin County

Our profile page for Perryville, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the North

Hart County

Our profile page for Perryville, Hart County   [Map]
Distance: About 294 miles [473.1 km] to the North

- Return to top

Louisiana

Morehouse Parish

Our profile page for Perryville, Morehouse Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the West

- Return to top

Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Perryville, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Massachusetts

Bristol County

Our profile page for Perryville, Bristol County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,001 miles [1,611 km] to the Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Perryville, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 981 miles [1,578.8 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Michigan

Oakland County

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

- Return to top

Mississippi

Winston County

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

- Return to top

Missouri

Perry County

Our profile page for Perryville, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

New Jersey

Hunterdon County

Our profile page for Perryville, Hunterdon County   [Map]
Distance: About 795 miles [1,279.4 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

New Mexico

Colfax County

Our profile page for Perryville, Colfax County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,126 miles [1,812.1 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

New York

Madison County

Our profile page for Perryville, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 876 miles [1,409.8 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

North Carolina

Bladen County

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

- Return to top

Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Perryville, Hamilton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the North

- Return to top

Pennsylvania

Clarion County

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

Lycoming County

Our profile page for Perryville, Lycoming County   [Map]
Distance: About 745 miles [1,199 km] to the Northeast

Potter County

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

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Perryville, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Rhode Island

Washington County

Our profile page for Perryville, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 971 miles [1,562.7 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Tennessee

Decatur County

Our profile page for Perryville, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 220 miles [354.1 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

Texas

Wood County

Our profile page for Perryville, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the West

- Return to top

Virginia

Smyth County

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

- Return to top

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Perryville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Perryville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perryville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0212, Longitude: -85.8013     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Perryville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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 Perryville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

- Return to Citation

<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.049 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.494 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.007 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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 Perryville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Perryville.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall