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Pleasant Grove, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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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 community 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:

  • Carrollton [Map], which is the Seat of Pickens County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant Grove to Carrollton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 725 miles [1,166.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,616 miles [10,647.4 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 7,327 miles [11,791.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,203 miles [8,373.4 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 67 miles [107.8 km] to the East Southeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the North

Jackson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 59 miles [95 km] to the East Northeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 127 miles [204.4 km] to the North Northeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the 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.

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the East Northeast

Talladega County

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Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the East Northeast

Walker County

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Distance: About 55 miles [88.5 km] to the North Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the Northwest

Stone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Stone County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the Northwest

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the West

Van Buren County

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

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the Northwest

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California

Sutter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sutter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,904 miles [3,064.2 km] to the West Northwest

Tulare County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Tulare County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,779 miles [2,863 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Bradford County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the East Southeast

Escambia County

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Distance: About 195 miles [313.8 km] to the South

Hillsborough County

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Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Catoosa County

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Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 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 265 miles [426.5 km] to the Southeast

Spalding County

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Distance: About 216 miles [347.6 km] to the East

Troup County

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Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the East

Union County

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Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the East Northeast

Whitfield County

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Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Johnson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the North

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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 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northwest

Dubuque County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Dubuque County   [Map]
Distance: About 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Douglas County

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Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 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 354 miles [569.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the West

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Maryland

Allegany County

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Distance: About 683 miles [1,099.2 km] to the Northeast

Baltimore County

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Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

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Distance: About 729 miles [1,173.2 km] to the Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Olmsted County

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Distance: About 778 miles [1,252.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Panola County

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Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the Northwest

Wayne County

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Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the South Southwest

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Missouri

Camden County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 432 miles [695.2 km] to the Northwest

Cooper County

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

Ripley County

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Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the North Northwest

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New Jersey

Morris County

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Distance: About 892 miles [1,435.5 km] to the Northeast

Ocean County

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Distance: About 892 miles [1,435.5 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

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Distance: About 531 miles [854.6 km] to the East Northeast

Alleghany County

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Distance: About 443 miles [712.9 km] to the East Northeast

Buncombe County

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Distance: About 354 miles [569.7 km] to the East Northeast

Burke County

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Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the East Northeast

Caswell County

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Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the East Northeast

Duplin County

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Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the East Northeast

Northampton County

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Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the 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

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Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the North Northeast

Ross County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ross County   [Map]
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Seminole County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Seminole County   [Map]
Distance: About 523 miles [841.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Chester County

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Distance: About 828 miles [1,332.5 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 793 miles [1,276.2 km] to the Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the Northeast

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, York County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

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Distance: About 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Georgetown County

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

Greenville County

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Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 456 miles [733.9 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bedford County

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Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the North Northeast

Cocke County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Cocke County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the Northeast

Decatur County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 158 miles [254.3 km] to the North

Franklin County

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Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the Northeast

Lincoln County

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Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the North Northeast

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 170 miles [273.6 km] to the North Northeast

Scott County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the Northeast

Sumner County

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

Wilson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bastrop County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the West Southwest

Falls County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Falls County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the West Southwest

Fannin County

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Distance: About 461 miles [741.9 km] to the West

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the West

Limestone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 521 miles [838.5 km] to the West

Mills County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Mills County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 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

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Distance: About 432 miles [695.2 km] to the West

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Utah

Utah County

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Distance: About 1,403 miles [2,257.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the East Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the East Northeast

Lunenburg County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lunenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the East Northeast

Mecklenburg County

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Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

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Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1404, Longitude: -87.9247     [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 314.329 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.99 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.826 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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