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Spring Valley, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Spring Valley 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 Valley 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 Valley to:

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Spring Valley to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 848 miles [1,364.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,746 miles [10,856.6 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 7,447 miles [11,984.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,326 miles [8,571.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Spring Valley ...

We have found 81 communities that share the name Spring Valley.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Spring Valley. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 78 communities in the United States and Canada - with 77 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

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North Northeast

Colbert County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Colbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the North

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Yavapai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,418 miles [2,282 km] to the West Northwest

Arkansas

Lonoke County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Lonoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the Northwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the Northwest

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California

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,911 miles [3,075.5 km] to the West Northwest

San Diego County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,696 miles [2,729.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Teller County

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

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 944 miles [1,519.2 km] to the Northeast

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Georgia

Clayton County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the Northeast

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the Northeast

Newton County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the Northeast

Troup County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Adams County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the North Northwest

Bureau County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Bureau County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the North

Whiteside County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Whiteside County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the North

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Iowa

Decatur County

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

Mahaska County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Mahaska County   [Map]
Distance: About 782 miles [1,258.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Leavenworth County

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

McPherson County

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

Phillips County

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

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Charles County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 857 miles [1,379.2 km] to the Northeast

Saint Mary's County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Saint Mary's County   [Map]
Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 858 miles [1,380.8 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Fillmore County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Fillmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 930 miles [1,496.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Webster County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Webster County   [Map]
Distance: About 209 miles [336.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Missouri

Camden County

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

McDonald County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, McDonald County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Lake County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Lake County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,816 miles [2,922.6 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Clark County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,602 miles [2,578.2 km] to the West Northwest

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,564 miles [2,517 km] to the West Northwest

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New Jersey

Monmouth County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Monmouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,026 miles [1,651.2 km] to the Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,026 miles [1,651.2 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Rockland County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Rockland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km] to the Northeast

Westchester County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Westchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,078 miles [1,734.9 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 626 miles [1,007.4 km] to the Northeast

Durham County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Durham County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the Northeast

Guilford County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 607 miles [976.9 km] to the Northeast

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the Northeast

Orange County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Gallia County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Gallia County   [Map]
Distance: About 657 miles [1,057.3 km] to the North Northeast

Geauga County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Geauga County   [Map]
Distance: About 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the North Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the North Northeast

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Guernsey County   [Map]
Distance: About 744 miles [1,197.4 km] to the North Northeast

Lorain County

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

Lucas County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Lucas County   [Map]
Distance: About 796 miles [1,281 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Spring Valley
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

Berks County

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

Bucks County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Bucks County   [Map]
Distance: About 991 miles [1,594.9 km] to the Northeast

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the North Northeast

Dauphin County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Dauphin County   [Map]
Distance: About 920 miles [1,480.6 km] to the Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 990 miles [1,593.3 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Spring Valley   [Map]
Distance: About 1,705 miles [2,743.9 km] to the Northeast

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Quebec

Our profile page for Spring Valley   [Map]
Distance: About 1,290 miles [2,076.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Spring Valley   [Map]
Distance: About 1,605 miles [2,583 km] to the North Northwest

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South Carolina

Oconee County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 412 miles [663 km] to the Northeast

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Orangeburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 469 miles [754.8 km] to the East Northeast

Richland County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the East Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the Northeast

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South Dakota

Turner County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Turner County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,002 miles [1,612.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Tennessee

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the North Northeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the North

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the North

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Texas

Harris County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 443 miles [712.9 km] to the West

McLennan County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, McLennan County   [Map]
Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the West

Travis County

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

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,498 miles [2,410.8 km] to the Northwest

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Virginia

Frederick County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the Northeast

Grayson County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Grayson County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 806 miles [1,297.1 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Spokane County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Spokane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,922 miles [3,093.2 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Wayne County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 623 miles [1,002.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Manitowoc County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Manitowoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 919 miles [1,479 km] to the North

Pierce County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,006 miles [1,619 km] to the North

Rock County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Rock County   [Map]
Distance: About 832 miles [1,339 km] to the North

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Wyoming

Uinta County

Our profile page for Spring Valley, Uinta County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,451 miles [2,335.2 km] to the Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6313, Longitude: -88.1381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley 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 314.243 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.549 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.373 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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<8>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 Spring Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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