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Pleasant Ridge, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Pleasant Ridge 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 Ridge 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 Ridge to:

  • Cullman [Map], which is the Seat of Cullman County, lies just to the South.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 138 miles [222.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Pleasant Ridge to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 6,514 miles [10,483.3 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 7,226 miles [11,629.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,102 miles [8,210.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pleasant Ridge ...

We have found 53 communities that share the name Pleasant Ridge.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Pleasant Ridge. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 48 communities in the United States and Canada - with 52 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

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 75 miles [120.7 km] to the East Southeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 51 miles [82.1 km] to the West Northwest

Greene County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 115 miles [185.1 km] to the Southwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 67 miles [107.8 km] to the West

Pike County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the South Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Benton County

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

Boone County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the West Northwest

Carroll County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 412 miles [663 km] to the West Northwest

Pulaski County

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

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Florida

Walton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the South

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Illinois

Fulton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Fulton County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the North Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Jasper County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Jasper County   [Map]
Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the North

Jay County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Jay County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Kansas

Atchison County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Atchison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Atchison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

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

Leavenworth County

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

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Kentucky

Daviess County

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

Lawrence County

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

Ohio County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the North

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Louisiana

La Salle Parish

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

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Maine

Somerset County

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

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Maryland

Frederick County

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

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Michigan

Oakland County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Attala County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the West Southwest

Itawamba County

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

Jones County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Jones County   [Map]
Distance: About 230 miles [370.1 km] to the Southwest

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 140 miles [225.3 km] to the West Southwest

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the West

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Missouri

Barry County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Barry County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the West Northwest

Bates County

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

Harrison County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the Northwest

Texas County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Texas County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

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

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New York

Dutchess County

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

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North Carolina

Gaston County

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

Pitt County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Pitt County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the East

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the North Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Fulton County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Cannon County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Cannon County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the North Northeast

Franklin County

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

Knox County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Henderson County

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

Leon County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the West Southwest

Panola County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Panola County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the East Northeast

Virginia Beach City

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

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Wisconsin

Clark County

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

Iowa County

Our profile page for Pleasant Ridge, Iowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 629 miles [1,012.3 km] to the North Northwest

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 'straight-line' distance starting in Pleasant Ridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3040, Longitude: -86.8150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Ridge 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 Ridge 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 313.73 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.458 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.131 degrees.

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<7>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 Ridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pleasant Ridge.



 
 
 

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