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Valley View, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Valley View 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 community such as Valley View to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Decatur [Map], which is the Seat of Morgan County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 151 miles [243 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Valley View 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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 627 miles [1,009.1 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 6,512 miles [10,480 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 5,100 miles [8,207.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Valley View ...

We have found 68 communities that share the name Valley View.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Valley View. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 66 communities in the United States and Canada - with 67 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

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Valley View, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 121 miles [194.7 km] to the South Southeast

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Valley View, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 94 miles [151.3 km] to the South Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Valley View, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,435 miles [2,309.4 km] to the West

Pima County

Our profile page for Valley View, Pima County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,389 miles [2,235.4 km] to the West

Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Valley View, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the West Northwest

British Columbia

Our profile page for Valley View   [Map]
Distance: About 2,160 miles [3,476.2 km] to the Northwest

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Colorado

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Valley View, Pueblo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Valley View, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 720 miles [1,158.7 km] to the Northeast

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Georgia

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Valley View, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the East Southeast

Walker County

Our profile page for Valley View, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 95 miles [152.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Illinois

DuPage County

Our profile page for Valley View, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the North

Kane County

Our profile page for Valley View, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the North

Tazewell County

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

Winnebago County

Our profile page for Valley View, Winnebago County   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Greenup County

Our profile page for Valley View, Greenup County
Although located in Greenup County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jessamine County

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

Madison County

Our profile page for Valley View, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Baltimore County

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Distance: About 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the Northeast

Carroll County

Our profile page for Valley View, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the Northeast

Charles County

Our profile page for Valley View, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the East Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Valley View, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 623 miles [1,002.6 km] to the Northeast

Harford County

Our profile page for Valley View, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the East Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Valley View, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Valley View, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Norfolk County

Our profile page for Valley View, Norfolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 988 miles [1,590 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Valley View, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Benton County

Our profile page for Valley View, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 443 miles [712.9 km] to the Northwest

Sainte Genevieve County

Our profile page for Valley View, Sainte Genevieve County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Douglas County

Our profile page for Valley View, Douglas County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,835 miles [2,953.1 km] to the West Northwest

Elko County

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

Nye County

Our profile page for Valley View, Nye County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,696 miles [2,729.4 km] to the West Northwest

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Valley View, 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

Yates County

Our profile page for Valley View, Yates County   [Map]
Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Valley View, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Athens County

Our profile page for Valley View, Athens County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the Northeast

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cuyahoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Valley View, Hamilton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Valley View, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the Northeast

Muskingum County

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

Scioto County

Our profile page for Valley View, Scioto County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Cambria County

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

Centre County

Our profile page for Valley View, Centre County   [Map]
Distance: About 666 miles [1,071.8 km] to the Northeast

Delaware County

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Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Valley View, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the Northeast

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Valley View, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Valley View, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Oconee County

Our profile page for Valley View, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Valley View, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 190 miles [305.8 km] to the Northeast

Johnson County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Valley View, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the North

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Texas

Comal County

Our profile page for Valley View, Comal County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the West Southwest

Cooke County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cooke County   [Map]
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the West

Cottle County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cottle County   [Map]
Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the West

DeWitt County

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

McLennan County

Our profile page for Valley View, McLennan County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the West Southwest

Midland County

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

Mitchell County

Our profile page for Valley View, Mitchell County   [Map]
Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the West

Montague County

Our profile page for Valley View, Montague County   [Map]
Distance: About 613 miles [986.5 km] to the West

Runnels County

Our profile page for Valley View, Runnels County   [Map]
Distance: About 778 miles [1,252.1 km] to the West

Upshur County

Our profile page for Valley View, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the West Southwest

Wichita County

Our profile page for Valley View, Wichita County   [Map]
Distance: About 676 miles [1,087.9 km] to the West

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Valley View, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,436 miles [2,311 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Valley View, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,421 miles [2,286.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Alleghany County

Our profile page for Valley View, Alleghany County   [Map]
Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the East Northeast

Clarke County

Our profile page for Valley View, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Valley View, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 620 miles [997.8 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Valley View, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the East Northeast

Smyth County

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4673, Longitude: -86.9406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley View 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 Valley View 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 313.815 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.579 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.147 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 Valley View, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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