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Sycamore, Alabama
(Talladega County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Talladega [Map], which is the Seat of Talladega County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Sycamore to Talladega, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours 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 62 miles [99.8 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 about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,539 miles [10,523.5 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 7,245 miles [11,659.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,122 miles [8,243.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sycamore ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Sycamore.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Sycamore. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 41 communities in the United States - with 42 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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Arizona

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Yavapai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,481 miles [2,383.4 km] to the West Northwest

Arkansas

Boone County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the West Northwest

Clark County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 402 miles [647 km] to the West

California

Colusa County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Colusa County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,019 miles [3,249.3 km] to the West Northwest

Contra Costa County

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

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Gadsden County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Gadsden County   [Map]
Distance: About 200 miles [321.9 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Irwin County

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

Turner County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Turner County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the Southeast

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Illinois

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Sycamore, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the North

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Indiana

Howard County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 500 miles [804.7 km] to the North

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Kansas

Chautauqua County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Kentucky

Clark County

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

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the North

Pike County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Concordia Parish

Our profile page for Sycamore, Concordia Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Mississippi

Chickasaw County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Chickasaw County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Ozark County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Ozark County   [Map]
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Henderson County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Crawford County

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

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the North Northeast

Putnam County

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

Wyandot County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Wyandot County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Delaware County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Delaware County   [Map]
Distance: About 529 miles [851.3 km] to the West Northwest

Sequoyah County

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

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Oregon

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Multnomah County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,091 miles [3,365.1 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Greene County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Allendale County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Allendale County   [Map]
Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Cheatham County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Cheatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the North Northwest

Claiborne County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Claiborne County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the North Northeast

Putnam County

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

Williamson County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Guadalupe County

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

Newton County

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

Wise County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Wise County   [Map]
Distance: About 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the West

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,503 miles [2,418.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Pittsylvania County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Pittsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the Northeast

Harrison County

Our profile page for Sycamore, 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.

Logan County

Our profile page for Sycamore, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 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 starting from Sycamore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sycamore) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sycamore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sycamore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sycamore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2512, Longitude: -86.2025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sycamore 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 Sycamore 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 313.301 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.817 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.115 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 Sycamore, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sycamore.



 
 
 

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