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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Ashville [Map], which is the Seat of Saint Clair County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Stewarts to Ashville, 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 87 miles [140 km] to the South (S). 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 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,526 miles [10,502.6 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 7,234 miles [11,642 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,111 miles [8,225.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stewarts ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Stewarts.

While the name Stewarts is unique within Alabama, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Michigan

Kent County

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

Tuscola County

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

New Hampshire

Grafton County

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

Ohio

Trumbull County

Our profile page for Stewarts, Trumbull County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Trumbull County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oregon

Wheeler County

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

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Pennsylvania

Carbon County

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

Erie County

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

Franklin County

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

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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 that stretches from Stewarts. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stewarts) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stewarts. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6187, Longitude: -86.3158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stewarts 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 Stewarts 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 313.39 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.971 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.08 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 Stewarts, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stewarts.



 
 
 

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