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Sherwood Forest, Alabama
(Tallapoosa County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sherwood Forest.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Sherwood Forest 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 Sherwood Forest to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Dadeville [Map], which is the Seat of Tallapoosa County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Sherwood Forest to Dadeville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 46 miles [74 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 643 miles [1,034.8 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 7,245 miles [11,659.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,123 miles [8,244.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sherwood Forest ...

We have found 76 communities that share the name Sherwood Forest.

Within Alabama, there are 4 communities which are also named Sherwood Forest. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 72 communities in the United States and Canada - with 75 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

Houston County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the South Southeast

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the Northwest

Marshall County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 97 miles [156.1 km] to the North Northwest

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the West


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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California

Contra Costa County

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

Nevada County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Nevada County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,996 miles [3,212.3 km] to the West Northwest

San Francisco County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, San Francisco County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,071 miles [3,333 km] to the West Northwest

Tuolumne County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Tuolumne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,949 miles [3,136.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the East

Bulloch County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Bulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the East

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the Northeast

Clayton County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 99 miles [159.3 km] to the East Northeast

Coweta County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Coweta County   [Map]
Distance: About 71 miles [114.3 km] to the East Northeast

Floyd County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the North Northeast

Newton County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the East Northeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 159 miles [255.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Illinois

DuPage County

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

Peoria County

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

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Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the North

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the West Southwest

Ouachita Parish

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Ouachita Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the West

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Prince George's County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Prince George's County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Worcester County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Berkshire County

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

Bristol County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Bristol County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,018 miles [1,638.3 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Hinds County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 247 miles [397.5 km] to the West

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Lowndes County   [Map]
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the West Northwest

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the West Northwest

Rankin County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Rankin County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the West

Warren County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 291 miles [468.3 km] to the West

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New York

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 958 miles [1,541.8 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the East Northeast

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 270 miles [434.5 km] to the Northeast

Craven County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Craven County   [Map]
Distance: About 532 miles [856.2 km] to the East Northeast

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the Northeast

Iredell County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the Northeast

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the East Northeast

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the East Northeast

Onslow County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the East Northeast

Transylvania County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Transylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 239 miles [384.6 km] to the Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the East Northeast

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the Northeast

Wilson County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Auglaize County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Auglaize County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the North

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Ontario

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest   [Map]
Distance: About 738 miles [1,187.7 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the East Northeast

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Beaufort County   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the East

Charleston County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the East

Darlington County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the East Northeast

Greenville County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the North Northeast

Bradley County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the North Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the North

Hamilton County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 266 miles [428.1 km] to the North Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

San Patricio County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, San Patricio County   [Map]
Distance: About 753 miles [1,211.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Vermont

Windham County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Windham County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,002 miles [1,612.6 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Augusta County

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

Campbell County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the Northeast

Charles City County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Charles City County   [Map]
Distance: About 586 miles [943.1 km] to the East Northeast

Danville City

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Danville City   [Map]
Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 607 miles [976.9 km] to the Northeast

Halifax County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 449 miles [722.6 km] to the Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

King County

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

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Wisconsin

Green Lake County

Our profile page for Sherwood Forest, Green Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 769 miles [1,237.6 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9451, Longitude: -85.9152     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood Forest 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 Sherwood Forest 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 313.112 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.556 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.068 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sherwood Forest.



 
 
 

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