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Strickland Crossroads, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Rockford [Map], which is the Seat of Coosa County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Strickland Crossroads to Rockford, 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 49 miles [78.9 km] to the South (S). 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 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 6,556 miles [10,550.9 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 7,261 miles [11,685.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,139 miles [8,270.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Strickland Crossroads ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Strickland Crossroads.

While the name Strickland Crossroads is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

North Carolina

Johnston County

Our profile page for Strickland Crossroads, Johnston County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the East Northeast

Nash County

Our profile page for Strickland Crossroads, Nash County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the East 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 starting from Strickland Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Strickland Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strickland Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0629, Longitude: -86.3861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Strickland Crossroads 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 Strickland Crossroads 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 313.399 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.904 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.228 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Strickland Crossroads.



 
 
 

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