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Stonewall, Alabama
(Dallas County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Stonewall to ...

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

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

  • Selma [Map], which is the Seat of Dallas County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Stonewall to Selma, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,607 miles [10,632.9 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 7,312 miles [11,767.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,190 miles [8,352.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stonewall ...

We have found 27 communities that share the name Stonewall.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Stonewall. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 26 communities in the United States and Canada - with 26 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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Arkansas

Greene County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the Northwest

California

San Diego County

Our profile page for Stonewall, San Diego County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,709 miles [2,750.4 km] to the West

Colorado

Chaffee County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Chaffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,160 miles [1,866.8 km] to the West Northwest

Las Animas County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Las Animas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Duval County

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

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Georgia

Cobb County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Cobb County   [Map]
Distance: About 173 miles [278.4 km] to the East Northeast

Fulton County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Kentucky

Bracken County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Bracken County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the North Northeast

Scott County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

De Soto Parish

Our profile page for Stonewall, De Soto Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the West

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Stonewall   [Map]
Distance: About 1,322 miles [2,127.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Clarke County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 106 miles [170.6 km] to the West Southwest

DeSoto County

Our profile page for Stonewall, DeSoto County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the Northwest

Harrison County

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

Holmes County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Holmes County   [Map]
Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Nevada

Nye County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Nye County
This community is historic.
Although located in Nye County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Pamlico County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Pamlico County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Oklahoma

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 564 miles [907.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Tennessee

Smith County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Gillespie County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Gillespie County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the West

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Virginia

Alleghany County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Alleghany County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the Northeast

Appomattox County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Appomattox County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the Northeast

Augusta County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the Northeast

Rockingham County

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

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West Virginia

Kanawha County

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

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Stonewall, Raleigh County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the Northeast

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonewall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5649, Longitude: -87.0383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stonewall 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 Stonewall 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 313.754 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.246 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.588 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 Stonewall, 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 Stonewall.



 
 
 

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