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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Grove Hill [Map], which is the Seat of Clarke County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Union to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,683 miles [10,755.2 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 7,387 miles [11,888.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,265 miles [8,473.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Union ...

We have found 118 communities that share the name Union.

Within Alabama, there are 9 communities which are also named Union. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 109 communities in the United States and Canada - with 115 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 Union, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 186 miles [299.3 km] to the Northeast

Clay County

Our profile page for Union, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 171 miles [275.2 km] to the Northeast

Etowah County

Our profile page for Union, Etowah County   [Map]
Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the North Northeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 190 miles [305.8 km] to the North

Greene County

Our profile page for Union, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 94 miles [151.3 km] to the North

Henry County

Our profile page for Union, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the East

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the North Northeast

Randolph County

Our profile page for Union, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the Northeast

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Union, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 135 miles [217.3 km] to the East Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Union, Maricopa County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Maricopa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Arkansas

Fulton County

Our profile page for Union, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the Northwest

Logan County

Our profile page for Union, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the Northwest

Sevier County

Our profile page for Union, Sevier County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the West Northwest

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the West Northwest

Woodruff County

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

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California

Merced County

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

Napa County

Our profile page for Union, Napa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,994 miles [3,209 km] to the West Northwest

San Luis Obispo County

Our profile page for Union, San Luis Obispo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,895 miles [3,049.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km] to the Northwest

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Connecticut

Tolland County

Our profile page for Union, Tolland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,118 miles [1,799.2 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Walton County

Our profile page for Union, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Candler County

Our profile page for Union, Candler County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the East

Dade County

Our profile page for Union, Dade County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

Dodge County

Our profile page for Union, Dodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the East

Fannin County

Our profile page for Union, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 304 miles [489.2 km] to the Northeast

Glynn County

Our profile page for Union, Glynn County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the East

Henry County

Our profile page for Union, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the East Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Union, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 191 miles [307.4 km] to the East Northeast

Paulding County

Our profile page for Union, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the Northeast

Quitman County

Our profile page for Union, Quitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 168 miles [270.4 km] to the East

Stewart County

Our profile page for Union, Stewart County   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Illinois

Clark County

Our profile page for Union, 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.

Logan County

Our profile page for Union, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the North

Mason County

Our profile page for Union, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the North

McHenry County

Our profile page for Union, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the North

Will County

Our profile page for Union, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the North

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Indiana

Pike County

Our profile page for Union, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the North

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Iowa

Hardin County

Our profile page for Union, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the North Northwest

Union County

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

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Kansas

Chase County

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

Geary County

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

Osage County

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

Sedgwick County

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

Smith County

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

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Kentucky

Boone County

Our profile page for Union, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the North Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Union, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the North Northeast

Madison County

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

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Louisiana

Saint James Parish

Our profile page for Union, Saint James Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Knox County

Our profile page for Union, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,325 miles [2,132.4 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Cass County

Our profile page for Union, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Steele County

Our profile page for Union, Steele County   [Map]
Distance: About 895 miles [1,440.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Covington County

Our profile page for Union, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 100 miles [160.9 km] to the West

Jones County

Our profile page for Union, Jones County   [Map]
Distance: About 83 miles [133.6 km] to the West

Lee County

Our profile page for Union, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the North Northwest

Neshoba County

Our profile page for Union, Neshoba County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the Northwest

Simpson County

Our profile page for Union, Simpson County   [Map]
Distance: About 136 miles [218.9 km] to the West

Smith County

Our profile page for Union, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Clark County

Our profile page for Union, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the North Northwest

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 504 miles [811.1 km] to the North Northwest

Ray County

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

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Montana

Dawson County

Our profile page for Union, Dawson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,417 miles [2,280.4 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Cass County

Our profile page for Union, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 778 miles [1,252.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Nevada

Nye County

Our profile page for Union, Nye County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,745 miles [2,808.3 km] to the West Northwest

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New Hampshire

Carroll County

Our profile page for Union, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,225 miles [1,971.4 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Gloucester County

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

Hunterdon County

Our profile page for Union, Hunterdon County   [Map]
Distance: About 948 miles [1,525.7 km] to the Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 977 miles [1,572.3 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

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

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New York

Broome County

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

Madison County

Our profile page for Union, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,012 miles [1,628.7 km] to the Northeast

Rockland County

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

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North Carolina

Hertford County

Our profile page for Union, Hertford County   [Map]
Distance: About 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the East Northeast

Macon County

Our profile page for Union, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Union, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the Northeast

Transylvania County

Our profile page for Union, Transylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the East Northeast

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North Dakota

Cavalier County

Our profile page for Union, Cavalier County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,283 miles [2,064.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 1,625 miles [2,615.2 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Huron County

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

Lawrence County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Union, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Canadian County

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

Kingfisher County

Our profile page for Union, Kingfisher County   [Map]
Distance: About 649 miles [1,044.5 km] to the West Northwest

Tulsa County

Our profile page for Union, Tulsa County   [Map]
Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 845 miles [1,359.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,862 miles [2,996.6 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Union, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 861 miles [1,385.6 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 1,654 miles [2,661.9 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Fairfield County

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

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Union, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East Northeast

Newberry County

Our profile page for Union, Newberry County   [Map]
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Union, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Northeast

Haywood County

Our profile page for Union, Haywood County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the North Northwest

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the North Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Union, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the North Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the North Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Union, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 306 miles [492.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Brazos County

Our profile page for Union, Brazos County   [Map]
Distance: About 505 miles [812.7 km] to the West

Dawson County

Our profile page for Union, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the West

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the West Northwest

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Union, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the West Northwest

Lubbock County

Our profile page for Union, Lubbock County   [Map]
Distance: About 823 miles [1,324.5 km] to the West Northwest

San Augustine County

Our profile page for Union, San Augustine County   [Map]
Distance: About 376 miles [605.1 km] to the West

Scurry County

Our profile page for Union, Scurry County   [Map]
Distance: About 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the West

Terry County

Our profile page for Union, Terry County   [Map]
Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the West

Wilson County

Our profile page for Union, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Union, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,473 miles [2,370.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bedford County

Our profile page for Union, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the Northeast

Floyd County

Our profile page for Union, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Union, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,088 miles [3,360.3 km] to the Northwest

Mason County

Our profile page for Union, Mason County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,146 miles [3,453.7 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Barbour County

Our profile page for Union, Barbour County   [Map]
Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

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

Monroe County

Our profile page for Union, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Eau Claire County

Our profile page for Union, Eau Claire County   [Map]
Distance: About 934 miles [1,503.1 km] to the North

Grant County

Our profile page for Union, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the North

Rock County

Our profile page for Union, Rock County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6288, Longitude: -87.7853     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union 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 Union 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 314.125 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.548 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.06 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 Union, 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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