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Stewartville, Alabama
(Lauderdale County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Florence [Map], which is the Seat of Lauderdale County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Stewartville to Florence, 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 201 miles [323.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, 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 6,526 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 7,244 miles [11,658.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,119 miles [8,238.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stewartville ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Stewartville.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Stewartville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 7 communities in the United States and Canada - with 7 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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Contra Costa County

Our profile page for Stewartville, Contra Costa County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km] to the West Northwest


Lamar County

Our profile page for Stewartville, Lamar County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Lamar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Our profile page for Stewartville
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.


Franklin County

Our profile page for Stewartville, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 975 miles [1,569.1 km] to the Northeast

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Olmsted County

Our profile page for Stewartville, Olmsted County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Our profile page for Stewartville   [Map]
Distance: About 936 miles [1,506.3 km] to the Northeast

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Crawford County

Our profile page for Stewartville, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stewartville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9481, Longitude: -87.8689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stewartville 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 Stewartville 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 314.412 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.334 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.429 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 Stewartville, 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stewartville.


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