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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 community 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:

  • Gadsden [Map], which is the Seat of Etowah County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Shiloh to Gadsden, 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 112 miles [180.2 km] to the South (S). 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 610 miles [981.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,503 miles [10,465.6 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 7,212 miles [11,606.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,089 miles [8,190 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 75 miles [120.7 km] to the South Southeast

Clay County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 55 miles [88.5 km] to the South Southeast

Covington County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the South

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Shiloh, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 37 miles [59.5 km] to the North Northeast

Marengo County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Marengo County   [Map]
Distance: About 156 miles [251.1 km] to the Southwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 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 355 miles [571.3 km] to the West Northwest

Columbia County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the West

Drew County

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

Howard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the West

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the West

Newton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the West Northwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the West Northwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the West

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Francis County   [Map]
Distance: About 277 miles [445.8 km] to the West Northwest

Scott County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the West

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California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,049 miles [3,297.5 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 477 miles [767.7 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 116 miles [186.7 km] to the Southeast

Lowndes County

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Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the Southeast

Madison County

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Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the East

McDuffie County

Our profile page for Shiloh, McDuffie County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the 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

Our profile page for Shiloh, Boundary County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,845 miles [2,969.2 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 378 miles [608.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Sullivan County

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Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the North

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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 219 miles [352.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Tangipahoa Parish

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Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the Southwest

Union Parish

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Distance: About 378 miles [608.3 km] to the West

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Maine

Androscoggin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Androscoggin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,103 miles [1,775.1 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

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Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the Northeast

Charles County

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Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 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 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Clarke County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 191 miles [307.4 km] to the Southwest

Itawamba County

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Distance: About 136 miles [218.9 km] to the West

Lee County

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Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the West

Rankin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rankin County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 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 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

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Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the East Northeast

Camden County

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Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East Northeast

Rockingham County

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Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the East Northeast

Rutherford County

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Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

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Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the North Northeast

Clermont County

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

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the North Northeast

Richland County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Logan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Shiloh
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 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Shiloh, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Abbeville County

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

Charleston County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the East Southeast

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the East

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the East Northeast

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 246 miles [395.9 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 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

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 107 miles [172.2 km] to the North

Carroll County

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Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the Northwest

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the North Northeast

Grainger County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Grainger County   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the West Northwest

Hawkins County

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Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 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

Our profile page for Shiloh, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the North

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the North Northwest

Overton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the North

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Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bastrop County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the West Southwest

Dallas County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 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 717 miles [1,153.9 km] to the West

Gregg County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Gregg County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 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 571 miles [918.9 km] to the West Southwest

Limestone County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the West Southwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,480 miles [2,381.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bath County   [Map]
Distance: About 461 miles [741.9 km] to the Northeast

King George County

Our profile page for Shiloh, King George County   [Map]
Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the East Northeast

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the Northeast

Southampton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Southampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the Northeast

Wythe County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Wythe County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Hampshire County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the Northeast

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the Northeast

Tyler County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Tyler County   [Map]
Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9748, Longitude: -86.1722     [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 313.324 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.944 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.943 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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