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Warsaw Ferry, Alabama

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

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

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

  • Eutaw [Map], which is the Seat of Greene County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Warsaw Ferry to Eutaw, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 119 miles [191.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,637 miles [10,681.2 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 7,348 miles [11,825.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,224 miles [8,407.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Warsaw Ferry ...

While the name Warsaw Ferry is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Louisiana

Madison Parish

Our profile page for Warsaw Ferry, Madison Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the West

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warsaw Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9340, Longitude: -88.1984     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warsaw Ferry 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 Warsaw Ferry 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 314.479 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.136 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.977 degrees.

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