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Pine Haven, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Pine Haven 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 Pine 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 Pine Haven to:

  • Bay Minette [Map], which is the Seat of Baldwin County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Pine Haven to Bay Minette, 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 143 miles [230.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 829 miles [1,334.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,726 miles [10,824.4 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 7,427 miles [11,952.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,306 miles [8,539.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pine Haven ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Pine Haven.

While the name Pine Haven is unique within Alabama, we know of another 10 communities with the same name in the United States.


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Arkansas

Saline County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Saline County   [Map]
Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the Northwest

Georgia

Glynn County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Glynn County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the East

Hall County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the Northeast

Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 861 miles [1,385.6 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Plymouth County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Plymouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,205 miles [1,939.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 552 miles [888.4 km] to the Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the East Northeast

Wilson County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 668 miles [1,075 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Fentress County

Our profile page for Pine Haven, Fentress County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Wyoming

Crook County

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Distance: About 1,318 miles [2,121.1 km] to the Northwest

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The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.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 stretches from Pine Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pine Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7321, Longitude: -87.7930     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine 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 Pine 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 314.049 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.338 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.224 degrees.

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



 
 
 

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