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Warrenton, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Guntersville [Map], which is the Seat of Marshall County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 138 miles [222.1 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Warrenton 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 8 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 603 miles [970.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,493 miles [10,449.5 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 7,204 miles [11,593.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,080 miles [8,175.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Warrenton ...

We have found 17 communities that share the name Warrenton.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Warrenton. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 16 communities in the United States and Canada - with 16 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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Arkansas

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the West

Georgia

Warren County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the East Southeast

Illinois

Edgar County

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

Lake County

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

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Indiana

Gibson County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Bourbon County

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

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Kentucky

Fayette County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 276 miles [444.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Warrenton   [Map]
Distance: About 1,231 miles [1,981.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Warren County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 301 miles [484.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Warren County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Warren County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the Northeast

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Oregon

Clatsop County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Clatsop County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,116 miles [3,405.4 km] to the Northwest

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South Carolina

Abbeville County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Abbeville County   [Map]
Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the East

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Texas

Fayette County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Fauquier County

Our profile page for Warrenton, Fauquier County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the Northeast

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Warrenton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warrenton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3568, Longitude: -86.3594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warrenton 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 Warrenton 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 313.457 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.15 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.933 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Warrenton.



 
 
 

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