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Poseys Crossroads, Alabama
(Autauga County)

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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Poseys Crossroads.

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How Far From Poseys Crossroads to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Poseys Crossroads to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Prattville [Map], which is the Seat of Autauga County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Poseys Crossroads to Prattville, 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE). The buggy would take most of a day and walking would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,586 miles [10,599.1 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 7,290 miles [11,732.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,168 miles [8,317.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Poseys Crossroads ...

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Poseys Crossroads.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poseys Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5735, Longitude: -86.5519     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poseys Crossroads 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 Poseys Crossroads 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 313.465 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.913 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.396 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Poseys Crossroads.



 
 
 

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