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Pleasant Grove, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Pleasant Grove 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 city such as Pleasant Grove to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant Grove to Birmingham, 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 89 miles [143.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,560 miles [10,557.3 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 7,269 miles [11,698.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,145 miles [8,280.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pleasant Grove ...

We have found 97 communities that share the name Pleasant Grove.

Within Alabama, there are 10 communities which are also named Pleasant Grove. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 87 communities in the United States and Canada - with 96 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

Chilton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Chilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 40 miles [64.4 km] to the South Southeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Northwest

Jackson County

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Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the North Northeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 95 miles [152.9 km] to the North

Marshall County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 64 miles [103 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

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

Pickens County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 59 miles [95 km] to the West Southwest

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 32 miles [51.5 km] to the East

Talladega County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Talladega County   [Map]
Distance: About 47 miles [75.6 km] to the East

Walker County

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Distance: About 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the Northwest

Stone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Stone County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the West Northwest

Union County

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Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the West

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the West Northwest

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 277 miles [445.8 km] to the West Northwest

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California

Sutter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sutter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,946 miles [3,131.8 km] to the West Northwest

Tulare County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Tulare County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,826 miles [2,938.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Bradford County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the Southeast

Escambia County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the South

Hillsborough County

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Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Catoosa County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Catoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 142 miles [228.5 km] to the Northeast

Forsyth County

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

Grady County

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Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Southeast

Spalding County

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Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the East

Troup County

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Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the East Southeast

Union County

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Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the East Northeast

Whitfield County

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Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Johnson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Jasper County

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

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Iowa

Des Moines County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the North Northwest

Dubuque County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Dubuque County   [Map]
Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Douglas County

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Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the Northwest

Greenwood County

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

Woodson County

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

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Kentucky

Washington County

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Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the West

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Maryland

Allegany County

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Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the Northeast

Baltimore County

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Distance: About 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Olmsted County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County   [Map]
Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Panola County

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Distance: About 189 miles [304.2 km] to the West Northwest

Wayne County

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Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the Southwest

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Missouri

Camden County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the Northwest

Cooper County

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Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the Northwest

Ripley County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ripley County   [Map]
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the Northwest

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New Jersey

Morris County

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Distance: About 834 miles [1,342.2 km] to the Northeast

Ocean County

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Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

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Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the East Northeast

Alleghany County

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Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the East Northeast

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 294 miles [473.1 km] to the East Northeast

Burke County

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Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the East Northeast

Caswell County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Caswell County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the East Northeast

Duplin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Duplin County   [Map]
Distance: About 532 miles [856.2 km] to the East Northeast

Northampton County

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Distance: About 576 miles [927 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 612 miles [984.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the North Northeast

Clermont County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Clermont County
This community is historic.
Although located in Clermont County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 525 miles [844.9 km] to the North Northeast

Ross County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ross County   [Map]
Distance: About 449 miles [722.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Seminole County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Seminole County   [Map]
Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Chester County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 770 miles [1,239.2 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the Northeast

Union County

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

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the Northeast

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, York County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 726 miles [1,168.4 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

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Distance: About 1,537 miles [2,473.6 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the East

Greenville County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bedford County

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Distance: About 135 miles [217.3 km] to the North

Cocke County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Cocke County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the Northeast

Decatur County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the North Northwest

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the Northeast

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 110 miles [177 km] to the North

Marion County

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

Maury County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Maury County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the North

Scott County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

Sumner County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 km] to the North

Wilson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the North

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Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bastrop County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the West Southwest

Falls County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Falls County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the West Southwest

Fannin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the West

Hopkins County

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Distance: About 500 miles [804.7 km] to the West

Limestone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the West

Mills County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Mills County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the West

Upshur County

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

Wood County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the West

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Utah

Utah County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Utah County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,441 miles [2,319.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 499 miles [803.1 km] to the East Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the East Northeast

Lunenburg County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lunenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the East Northeast

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pleasant Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4936, Longitude: -86.9775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove 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 313.78 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.404 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.372 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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<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 Pleasant Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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