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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Red Hill.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Red Hill 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 Red Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Oneonta [Map], which is the Seat of Blount County, lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Red Hill to Oneonta, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 109 miles [175.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). 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 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,541 miles [10,526.7 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 7,251 miles [11,669.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,127 miles [8,251.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Red Hill ...

We have found 57 communities that share the name Red Hill.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Red Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 55 communities in the United States - with 57 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

Elmore County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Elmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 97 miles [156.1 km] to the Southeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Faulkner County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Faulkner County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the West Northwest

Ouachita County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Ouachita County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the West

Sevier County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Sevier County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the West

California

Orange County

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

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Colorado

Park County

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

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Connecticut

Hartford County

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

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Georgia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the East Northeast

Stewart County

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

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Indiana

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Allen County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the North

Daviess County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Daviess County   [Map]
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the North

Hardin County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 282 miles [453.8 km] to the North

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Louisiana

Winn Parish

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

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Maryland

Allegany County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the Northeast

Saint Mary's County

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Distance: About 657 miles [1,057.3 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Hinds County

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Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the West Southwest

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New Jersey

Monmouth County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Monmouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 835 miles [1,343.8 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Catron County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Catron County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,253 miles [2,016.5 km] to the West

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North Carolina

Bladen County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Bladen County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the East

Duplin County

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Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the East

Edgecombe County

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

Mitchell County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Mitchell County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the East Northeast

Sampson County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Sampson County   [Map]
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Oklahoma

Haskell County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Haskell County   [Map]
Distance: About 467 miles [751.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Blair County

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

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the East

Georgetown County

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Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the East

Horry County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the East

Kershaw County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Kershaw County   [Map]
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the East

Lee County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the East

Marlboro County

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

Union County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Bradley County

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Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the Northeast

Cannon County

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Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the North Northeast

Claiborne County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Claiborne County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the Northeast

Coffee County

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

Fentress County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Fentress County   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the North Northeast

Grainger County

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

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the North Northwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 124 miles [199.6 km] to the Northeast

Pickett County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Pickett County   [Map]
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the North Northeast

Weakley County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Weakley County   [Map]
Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Cass County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the West

Hill County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Hill County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the West

Limestone County

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

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Virginia

Accomack County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Accomack County   [Map]
Distance: About 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the East Northeast

Albemarle County

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

Carroll County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the East Northeast

Essex County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the Northeast

Wythe County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Wythe County   [Map]
Distance: About 402 miles [647 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Wood County

Our profile page for Red Hill, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the Northeast

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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' (or point-to-point) distance from Red Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Red Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Red Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8420, Longitude: -86.9250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Hill 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 Red Hill 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 313.77 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.44 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.277 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 Red Hill, 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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