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Valley View, Alabama
(Tallapoosa County)

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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:

  • Dadeville [Map], which is the Seat of Tallapoosa County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Valley View to Dadeville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 645 miles [1,038 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 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 6,543 miles [10,529.9 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 7,247 miles [11,662.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,125 miles [8,247.9 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

Morgan County

Our profile page for Valley View, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 121 miles [194.7 km] to the North Northwest

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Valley View, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 93 miles [149.7 km] to the West Northwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Valley View, Maricopa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,506 miles [2,423.7 km] to the West

Pima County

Our profile page for Valley View, Pima County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,453 miles [2,338.4 km] to the West

Arkansas

Craighead County

Our profile page for Valley View, Craighead County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the Northwest

British Columbia

Our profile page for Valley View   [Map]
Distance: About 2,281 miles [3,670.9 km] to the Northwest

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Colorado

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Valley View, Pueblo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,125 miles [1,810.5 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 741 miles [1,192.5 km] to the Northeast

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Georgia

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Valley View, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 115 miles [185.1 km] to the Northeast

Walker County

Our profile page for Valley View, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 142 miles [228.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Illinois

DuPage County

Our profile page for Valley View, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 626 miles [1,007.4 km] to the North

Kane County

Our profile page for Valley View, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 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 663 miles [1,067 km] to the North Northwest

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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 350 miles [563.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Valley View, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the Northeast

Carroll County

Our profile page for Valley View, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the Northeast

Charles County

Our profile page for Valley View, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 632 miles [1,017.1 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Valley View, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the Northeast

Harford County

Our profile page for Valley View, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Valley View, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Valley View, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Norfolk County

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

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Mississippi

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Valley View, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 177 miles [284.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Benton County

Our profile page for Valley View, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the Northwest

Sainte Genevieve County

Our profile page for Valley View, Sainte Genevieve County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the North Northwest

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Nevada

Douglas County

Our profile page for Valley View, Douglas County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,927 miles [3,101.2 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 1,786 miles [2,874.3 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 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Valley View, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 389 miles [626 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Athens County

Our profile page for Valley View, Athens County   [Map]
Distance: About 488 miles [785.4 km] to the North Northeast

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cuyahoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Valley View, Hamilton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 km] to the North

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Valley View, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 587 miles [944.7 km] to the North 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 435 miles [700.1 km] to the North 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 709 miles [1,141 km] to the Northeast

Delaware County

Our profile page for Valley View, Delaware County   [Map]
Distance: About 761 miles [1,224.7 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Valley View, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 727 miles [1,170 km] to the Northeast

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Valley View, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 743 miles [1,195.7 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Valley View, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Oconee County

Our profile page for Valley View, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Valley View, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the North 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 265 miles [426.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Comal County

Our profile page for Valley View, Comal County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the West Southwest

Cooke County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cooke County   [Map]
Distance: About 649 miles [1,044.5 km] to the West

Cottle County

Our profile page for Valley View, Cottle County   [Map]
Distance: About 835 miles [1,343.8 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 666 miles [1,071.8 km] to the West

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 862 miles [1,387.3 km] to the West

Montague County

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

Runnels County

Our profile page for Valley View, Runnels County   [Map]
Distance: About 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the West

Upshur County

Our profile page for Valley View, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the West

Wichita County

Our profile page for Valley View, Wichita County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the West

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Valley View, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,537 miles [2,473.6 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Valley View, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,521 miles [2,447.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Alleghany County

Our profile page for Valley View, Alleghany County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the Northeast

Clarke County

Our profile page for Valley View, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Valley View, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Valley View, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the 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' distance beginning in Valley View. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 32.9157, Longitude: -85.9291     [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 313.119 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.56 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.08 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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