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Shiloh, Alabama
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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, 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 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:

  • Linden [Map], which is the Seat of Marengo County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Shiloh to Linden, 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 87 miles [140 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,657 miles [10,713.4 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 7,363 miles [11,849.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,240 miles [8,433 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 142 miles [228.5 km] to the East Northeast

Clay County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the Northeast

Covington County

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

DeKalb County

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Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the North Northeast

Etowah County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Etowah County   [Map]
Distance: About 156 miles [251.1 km] to the North Northeast

Pike County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the East Southeast


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 345 miles [555.2 km] to the Northwest

Columbia County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the West Northwest

Drew County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the West Northwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the West Northwest

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the West Northwest

Newton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the Northwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the Northwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the Northwest

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Francis County   [Map]
Distance: About 273 miles [439.4 km] to the Northwest

Scott County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the West Northwest

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California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,011 miles [3,236.4 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

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Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the East 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 183 miles [294.5 km] to the East Northeast

Lowndes County

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Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the East Southeast

Madison County

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Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the East Northeast

McDuffie County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

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Distance: About 200 miles [321.9 km] to the East

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 1,868 miles [3,006.3 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 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 315 miles [506.9 km] to the North

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

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Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the West Southwest

Tangipahoa Parish

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Distance: About 191 miles [307.4 km] to the West Southwest

Union Parish

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Distance: About 286 miles [460.3 km] to the West

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Maine

Androscoggin County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Androscoggin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,257 miles [2,022.9 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

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Distance: About 795 miles [1,279.4 km] to the Northeast

Charles County

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Distance: About 745 miles [1,199 km] to the 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 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Clarke County

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Distance: About 45 miles [72.4 km] to the West

Itawamba County

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Distance: About 158 miles [254.3 km] to the North Northwest

Lee County

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

Rankin County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the West

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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 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

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

Camden County

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Distance: About 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the East Northeast

Rockingham County

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Distance: About 538 miles [865.8 km] to the Northeast

Rutherford County

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Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

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Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the North Northeast

Clermont County

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Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

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

Richland County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Logan County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 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 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the Northeast

York County

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Distance: About 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Abbeville County

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Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the East Northeast

Charleston County

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

Chesterfield County

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

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the East Northeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 329 miles [529.5 km] to the East Northeast

Spartanburg County

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Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 462 miles [743.5 km] to the East Northeast

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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 249 miles [400.7 km] to the North Northeast

Carroll County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North

Cumberland County

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Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the North Northeast

Grainger County

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Distance: About 371 miles [597.1 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

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

Hawkins County

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Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 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

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Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the North

Overton County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

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Distance: About 270 miles [434.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Bastrop County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 587 miles [944.7 km] to the West

Dallas County

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Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 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

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Distance: About 620 miles [997.8 km] to the West

Gregg County

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Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 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

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Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the West Southwest

Limestone County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the West

Williamson County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 569 miles [915.7 km] to the West

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,460 miles [2,349.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bath County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Bath County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the Northeast

King George County

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Distance: About 731 miles [1,176.4 km] to the Northeast

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the Northeast

Southampton County

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Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 724 miles [1,165.2 km] to the Northeast

Wythe County

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Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 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 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the Northeast

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Shiloh, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the Northeast

Tyler County

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Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 32.1274, Longitude: -87.7353     [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 314.137 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.629 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.947 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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