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Trinity, Alabama
(Morgan County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Trinity to ...

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

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

  • Decatur [Map], which is the Seat of Morgan County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 162 miles [260.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Trinity to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 629 miles [1,012.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 6,511 miles [10,478.4 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 7,225 miles [11,627.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,101 miles [8,209.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Trinity ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Trinity.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Trinity. 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

Other Communities Located In Alabama

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Trinity, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Southeast

Dallas County

Our profile page for Trinity, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the South

Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Sussex County

Our profile page for Trinity, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the East Northeast


Pasco County

Our profile page for Trinity, Pasco County   [Map]
Distance: About 513 miles [825.6 km] to the South Southeast


Liberty County

Our profile page for Trinity, Liberty County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East Southeast


Jay County

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

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Lawrence County

Our profile page for Trinity, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the Northeast

Lewis County

Our profile page for Trinity, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Catahoula Parish

Our profile page for Trinity, Catahoula Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 341 miles [548.8 km] to the Southwest

Iberville Parish

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

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Caroline County

Our profile page for Trinity, Caroline County   [Map]
Distance: About 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the East Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Trinity, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the East Northeast

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DeSoto County

Our profile page for Trinity, DeSoto County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the West

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Trinity, Lowndes County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the Southwest

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Adair County

Our profile page for Trinity, Adair County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the Northwest

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Lewis and Clark County

Our profile page for Trinity, Lewis and Clark County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,550 miles [2,494.5 km] to the Northwest

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Churchill County

Our profile page for Trinity, Churchill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,768 miles [2,845.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Trinity   [Map]
Distance: About 1,953 miles [3,143 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Randolph County

Our profile page for Trinity, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Trinity, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the East

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Lorain County

Our profile page for Trinity, Lorain County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 547 miles [880.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Our profile page for Trinity   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Newberry County

Our profile page for Trinity, Newberry County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the East

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Humphreys County

Our profile page for Trinity, Humphreys County   [Map]
Distance: About 115 miles [185.1 km] to the North Northwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Trinity, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 92 miles [148.1 km] to the North

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Trinity County

Our profile page for Trinity, Trinity County   [Map]
Distance: About 543 miles [873.9 km] to the West Southwest

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Botetourt County

Our profile page for Trinity, Botetourt County   [Map]
Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Chelan County

Our profile page for Trinity, Chelan County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,960 miles [3,154.3 km] to the Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trinity. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6006, Longitude: -87.0841     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trinity 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 Trinity 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 313.91 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.707 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.177 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 Trinity, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trinity.


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