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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Springdale to ...

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

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the West.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 85 miles [136.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Springdale to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,547 miles [10,536.4 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 7,256 miles [11,677.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,132 miles [8,259.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Springdale ...

We have found 71 communities that share the name Springdale.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Springdale. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 69 communities in the United States and Canada - with 68 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

Elmore County

Our profile page for Springdale, Elmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 73 miles [117.5 km] to the South Southeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Springdale, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the South Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 GeorgiaMississippiOhioVirginia
 IdahoMissouriOklahomaWashington
 IndianaMontanaOregonWest Virginia
 IowaNevadaPennsylvaniaWisconsin

Arkansas

Washington County

Our profile page for Springdale, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the West Northwest

California

Los Angeles County

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

Colorado

Boulder County

Our profile page for Springdale, Boulder County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,123 miles [1,807.3 km] to the West Northwest

Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Springdale, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 891 miles [1,433.9 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Taylor County

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

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Georgia

Hall County

Our profile page for Springdale, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the East Northeast

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Idaho

Cassia County

Our profile page for Springdale, Cassia County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,584 miles [2,549.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Indiana

Ripley County

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

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Iowa

Cedar County

Our profile page for Springdale, Cedar County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the North Northwest

Woodbury County

Our profile page for Springdale, Woodbury County   [Map]
Distance: About 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the Northwest

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Kansas

Cherokee County

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

Jewell County

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

Leavenworth County

Our profile page for Springdale, Leavenworth County   [Map]
Distance: About 612 miles [984.9 km] to the Northwest

Sedgwick County

Our profile page for Springdale, Sedgwick County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Springdale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the North

Kenton County

Our profile page for Springdale, Kenton County   [Map]
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the North Northeast

Mason County

Our profile page for Springdale, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Springdale, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Springdale, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

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

Harford County

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

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Springdale, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Hampden County

Our profile page for Springdale, Hampden County   [Map]
Distance: About 971 miles [1,562.7 km] to the Northeast

Norfolk County

Our profile page for Springdale, Norfolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,034 miles [1,664.1 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Manistee County

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

Wexford County

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

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Springdale, Attala County   [Map]
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the West

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Springdale, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Marion County

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

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Montana

Park County

Our profile page for Springdale, Park County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,499 miles [2,412.4 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Nye County

Our profile page for Springdale, Nye County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,703 miles [2,740.7 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Springdale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,409 miles [2,267.6 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Camden County

Our profile page for Springdale, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

Our profile page for Springdale, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 829 miles [1,334.1 km] to the Northeast

Sussex County

Our profile page for Springdale, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 834 miles [1,342.2 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Springdale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,907 miles [3,069 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Gaston County

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

Haywood County

Our profile page for Springdale, Haywood County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Springdale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,320 miles [2,124.3 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Springdale, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Springdale, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 499 miles [803.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Tulsa County

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

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Oregon

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Springdale, Multnomah County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,048 miles [3,295.9 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Springdale, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Springdale, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Springdale, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the East

Darlington County

Our profile page for Springdale, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the East

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Springdale, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the East

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Springdale, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the East

Lexington County

Our profile page for Springdale, Lexington County   [Map]
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Springdale, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the East Northeast

Pickens County

Our profile page for Springdale, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the East Northeast

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Springdale, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East Northeast

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South Dakota

Lincoln County

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

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Tennessee

Claiborne County

Our profile page for Springdale, Claiborne County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Springdale, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the North Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Springdale, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Cass County

Our profile page for Springdale, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the West

Hamilton County

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

Harris County

Our profile page for Springdale, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Washington County

Our profile page for Springdale, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,496 miles [2,407.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bristol City

Our profile page for Springdale, Bristol City   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the Northeast

Giles County

Our profile page for Springdale, Giles County   [Map]
Distance: About 422 miles [679.1 km] to the Northeast

Henrico County

Our profile page for Springdale, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the East Northeast

Loudoun County

Our profile page for Springdale, Loudoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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

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Washington

Stevens County

Our profile page for Springdale, Stevens County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Ohio County

Our profile page for Springdale, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 561 miles [902.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Buffalo County

Our profile page for Springdale, Buffalo County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 806 miles [1,297.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springdale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5279, Longitude: -86.7111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springdale 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 Springdale 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 313.622 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.226 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.258 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 Springdale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Springdale.



 
 
 

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