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
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Pleasant Grove, Alabama
(Talladega County)

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

 The location of Pleasant Grove 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for
Pleasant Grove
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 Pleasant Grove.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Pleasant Grove 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 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:

  • Talladega [Map], which is the Seat of Talladega County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 81 miles [130.4 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Pleasant Grove 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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 628 miles [1,010.7 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 6,524 miles [10,499.4 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 7,231 miles [11,637.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,108 miles [8,220.5 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 55 miles [88.5 km] to the Southwest

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 124 miles [199.6 km] to the Northwest

Jackson County

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

Jefferson County

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

Limestone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 109 miles [175.4 km] to the North Northwest

Marshall County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 52 miles [83.7 km] to the North

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 105 miles [169 km] to the West Southwest

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West

Walker County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 72 miles [115.9 km] to the West Northwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Jump ahead to ...

 ArkansasIowaMississippiPennsylvania
 CaliforniaKansasMissouriPrince Edward Island
 FloridaKentuckyNew JerseySouth Carolina
 GeorgiaLouisianaNorth CarolinaTennessee
 IllinoisMarylandOhioTexas
 IndianaMinnesotaOklahomaUtah
    Virginia

Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the Northwest

Stone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Stone County   [Map]
Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the West Northwest

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 370 miles [595.5 km] to the West

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the West Northwest

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

California

Sutter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sutter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,990 miles [3,202.6 km] to the West Northwest

Tulare County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Tulare County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,871 miles [3,011.1 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

Florida

Bradford County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the Southeast

Escambia County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the South Southwest

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the South Southeast

- Return to top

Georgia

Catoosa County

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

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Grady County   [Map]
Distance: About 210 miles [338 km] to the South Southeast

Spalding County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Spalding County   [Map]
Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the East

Troup County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 77 miles [123.9 km] to the East Southeast

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the Northeast

Whitfield County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Whitfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Illinois

Johnson County

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

- Return to top

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.

- Return to top

Iowa

Des Moines County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County   [Map]
Distance: About 586 miles [943.1 km] to the North Northwest

Dubuque County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Dubuque County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

Kansas

Douglas County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 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.

- Return to top

Kentucky

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the North

- Return to top

Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 453 miles [729 km] to the West

- Return to top

Maryland

Allegany County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the Northeast

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Minnesota

Olmsted County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County   [Map]
Distance: About 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

Mississippi

Panola County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Panola County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the West Northwest

Wayne County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the Southwest

- Return to top

Missouri

Camden County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the Northwest

Cooper County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Cooper County   [Map]
Distance: About 513 miles [825.6 km] to the Northwest

Ripley County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ripley County   [Map]
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

New Jersey

Morris County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Morris County   [Map]
Distance: About 797 miles [1,282.6 km] to the Northeast

Ocean County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 794 miles [1,277.8 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the East Northeast

Alleghany County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Alleghany County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the Northeast

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the Northeast

Burke County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Burke County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the East Northeast

Caswell County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Caswell County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the East Northeast

Duplin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Duplin County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 531 miles [854.6 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the East Northeast

- Return to top

Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 543 miles [873.9 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 500 miles [804.7 km] to the North Northeast

Ross County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Ross County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Oklahoma

Seminole County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Seminole County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

Pennsylvania

Chester County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 697 miles [1,121.7 km] to the Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 711 miles [1,144.2 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 554 miles [891.6 km] to the North Northeast

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 595 miles [957.6 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, York County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 689 miles [1,108.8 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove   [Map]
Distance: About 1,500 miles [2,414 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

South Carolina

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the East

Greenville County

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

Sumter County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the East

- Return to top

Tennessee

Bedford County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the North

Cocke County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Cocke County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the Northeast

Decatur County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the Northwest

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the North

Jefferson County

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

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 109 miles [175.4 km] to the North Northwest

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 143 miles [230.1 km] to the North Northwest

Scott County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the North Northeast

Sumner County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the North

Wilson County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 184 miles [296.1 km] to the North

- Return to top

Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Bastrop County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the West Southwest

Falls County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Falls County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the West

Fannin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 561 miles [902.8 km] to the West

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the West

Limestone County

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

Mills County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Mills County   [Map]
Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 521 miles [838.5 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

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the West

- Return to top

Utah

Utah County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Utah County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,483 miles [2,386.7 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the East Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 410 miles [659.8 km] to the East Northeast

Lunenburg County

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

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Pleasant Grove, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the East Northeast

- Return to top

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

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.

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 Pleasant Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 33.5229, Longitude: -86.1494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove 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 313.285 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.836 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.035 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 Pleasant Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pleasant Grove.



 
 
 

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