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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Shiloh to ...

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

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

  • Fort Payne [Map], which is the Seat of DeKalb County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Shiloh to Fort Payne, 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 147 miles [236.6 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 577 miles [928.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,468 miles [10,409.2 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 7,178 miles [11,551.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,054 miles [8,133.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Shiloh ...

We have found 99 communities that share the name Shiloh.

Within Alabama, there are 6 communities which are also named Shiloh. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 93 communities in the United States and Canada - with 98 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

Chambers County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Chambers County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the South

Clay County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 83 miles [133.6 km] to the South

Covington County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the South

Etowah County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Etowah County   [Map]
Distance: About 37 miles [59.5 km] to the South Southwest

Marengo County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Marengo County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the Southwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Cleburne County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Cleburne County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the West Northwest

Columbia County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the West

Drew County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the West

Howard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the West

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 440 miles [708.1 km] to the West

Newton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the West Northwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 415 miles [667.9 km] to the West

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 369 miles [593.8 km] to the West

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Francis County   [Map]
Distance: About 285 miles [458.7 km] to the West

Scott County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the West

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California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,054 miles [3,305.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Alachua County

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

Brevard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Brevard County   [Map]
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the Southeast

Volusia County

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

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Georgia

Harris County

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Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the South Southeast

Lowndes County

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Distance: About 282 miles [453.8 km] to the South Southeast

Madison County

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Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the East

McDuffie County

Our profile page for Shiloh, McDuffie County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the East Southeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the South Southeast

Troup County

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

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Idaho

Boundary County

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Distance: About 1,835 miles [2,953.1 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the Northwest

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Indiana

Sullivan County

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Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, 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.

Neosho County

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

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Kentucky

Calloway County

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Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the Northwest

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Shiloh, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

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Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the Southwest

Union Parish

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Distance: About 402 miles [647 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Androscoggin County

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Distance: About 1,068 miles [1,718.8 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

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Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 km] to the Northeast

Charles County

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Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the East Northeast

Dorchester County

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

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Michigan

Ionia County

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Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Clarke County

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Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the Southwest

Itawamba County

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Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the West

Lee County

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Distance: About 156 miles [251.1 km] to the West

Rankin County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Butler County

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

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New Jersey

Cumberland County

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

Warren County

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Distance: About 744 miles [1,197.4 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

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Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the East Northeast

Camden County

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Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the East Northeast

Rockingham County

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Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the East Northeast

Rutherford County

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Distance: About 230 miles [370.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

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Distance: About 329 miles [529.5 km] to the North Northeast

Clermont County

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Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the North Northeast

Richland County

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Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Logan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

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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

Clearfield County

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Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Shiloh, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Abbeville County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Abbeville County   [Map]
Distance: About 205 miles [329.9 km] to the East

Charleston County

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Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Southeast

Chesterfield County

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Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the East

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the East

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Hughes County

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

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Tennessee

Bedford County

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Distance: About 76 miles [122.3 km] to the North Northwest

Carroll County

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Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Northwest

Cumberland County

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Distance: About 110 miles [177 km] to the North Northeast

Grainger County

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Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

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Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the West Northwest

Hawkins County

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Distance: About 209 miles [336.4 km] to the Northeast

Humphreys County

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

Jackson County

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Distance: About 124 miles [199.6 km] to the North

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 159 miles [255.9 km] to the Northwest

Overton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 99 miles [159.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Bastrop County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the West Southwest

Dallas County

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Distance: About 628 miles [1,010.7 km] to the West

Denton County

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

Erath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Erath County   [Map]
Distance: About 738 miles [1,187.7 km] to the West

Gregg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Gregg County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the West

Lavaca County

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

Leon County

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

Liberty County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Liberty County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the West Southwest

Limestone County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the West Southwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,481 miles [2,383.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bath County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the Northeast

King George County

Our profile page for Shiloh, King George County   [Map]
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the East Northeast

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the East Northeast

Southampton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Southampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 541 miles [870.7 km] to the East Northeast

Wythe County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Wythe County   [Map]
Distance: About 313 miles [503.7 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hampshire County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the Northeast

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the Northeast

Tyler County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Tyler County   [Map]
Distance: About 436 miles [701.7 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4638, Longitude: -85.8780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh 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 Shiloh 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 313.172 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.836 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.713 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 Shiloh, 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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