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Spring Garden, Alabama
(Cherokee County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Spring Garden 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 Spring Garden to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Centre [Map], which is the Seat of Cherokee County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Spring Garden to Centre, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 119 miles [191.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). 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 582 miles [936.6 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 6,478 miles [10,425.3 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 7,185 miles [11,563.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,061 miles [8,144.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Spring Garden ...

We have found 19 communities that share the name Spring Garden.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Spring Garden. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 18 communities in the United States and Canada - with 18 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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California

Plumas County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Plumas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,973 miles [3,175.2 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Volusia County

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

Illinois

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the North Northwest

Missouri

Miller County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Miller County   [Map]
Distance: About 489 miles [787 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Craven County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Craven County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Spring Garden
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 Spring Garden, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the North Northeast

Bucks County

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

Lancaster County

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

Philadelphia County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Philadelphia County   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast

Schuylkill County

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

Union County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the Northeast

Westmoreland County

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

York County

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

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Virginia

Bristol City

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Bristol City   [Map]
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the Northeast

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 401 miles [645.3 km] to the East Northeast

Salem City

Our profile page for Spring Garden, Salem City   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Roane County

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

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Spring Garden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Garden) 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 Spring Garden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spring Garden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Garden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9731, Longitude: -85.5536     [Map].

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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 Spring Garden 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 312.954 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.516 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.695 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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