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Saint Clair, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Saint Clair.

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How Far From Saint Clair 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 Saint Clair to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Hayneville [Map], which is the Seat of Lowndes County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Saint Clair to Hayneville, 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E). The buggy would take most of a day and walking would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 703 miles [1,131.4 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 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,600 miles [10,621.7 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 7,304 miles [11,754.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,182 miles [8,339.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Saint Clair ...

We have found 25 communities that share the name Saint Clair.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Saint Clair. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 24 communities in the United States and Canada - with 24 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Crittenden County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Crittenden County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Crittenden County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Georgia

Burke County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Burke County   [Map]
Distance: About 261 miles [420 km] to the East Northeast

Kansas

Montgomery County

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

Louisiana

Plaquemines Parish

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Plaquemines Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the Southwest

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Michigan

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 758 miles [1,219.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Minnesota

Blue Earth County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Blue Earth County   [Map]
Distance: About 901 miles [1,450 km] to the North Northwest

Ramsey County

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

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Missouri

Franklin County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the North Northwest

Jackson County

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

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Montana

Cascade County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Cascade County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,670 miles [2,687.6 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Antelope County

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

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Nevada

Churchill County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Churchill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,855 miles [2,985.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Ohio

Butler County

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

Columbiana County

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

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Muskingum County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

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

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the North Northeast

Beaver County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Beaver County   [Map]
Distance: About 676 miles [1,087.9 km] to the North Northeast

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the Northeast

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Tennessee

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the Northeast

Rhea County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Rhea County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Virginia

Tazewell County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Tazewell County   [Map]
Distance: About 453 miles [729 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Thurston County

Our profile page for Saint Clair, Thurston County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,144 miles [3,450.4 km] to the Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Clair. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3235, Longitude: -86.6166     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Clair 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 Saint Clair 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 313.486 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.903 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.472 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 Saint Clair, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Clair.



 
 
 

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