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White City, Alabama
(Autauga County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Prattville [Map], which is the Seat of Autauga County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from White City to Prattville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast (SE). The buggy would take just over a day and walking would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,584 miles [10,595.9 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 7,289 miles [11,730.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,166 miles [8,313.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named White City ...

We have found 34 communities that share the name White City.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named White City. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 33 communities in the United States and Canada - with 33 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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Florida

Gulf County

Our profile page for White City, Gulf County   [Map]
Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the South Southeast

Saint Lucie County

Our profile page for White City, Saint Lucie County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Cherokee County

Our profile page for White City, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the Northeast

Douglas County

Our profile page for White City, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 127 miles [204.4 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Cass County

Our profile page for White City, Cass County
Although located in Cass County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cook County

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

Macoupin County

Our profile page for White City, Macoupin County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the North Northwest

Mason County

Our profile page for White City, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Morris County

Our profile page for White City, Morris County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Henderson County

Our profile page for White City, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 370 miles [595.5 km] to the North

Hopkins County

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

Larue County

Our profile page for White City, Larue County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the North

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Massachusetts

Worcester County

Our profile page for White City, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Alger County

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

Gogebic County

Our profile page for White City, Gogebic County   [Map]
Distance: About 962 miles [1,548.2 km] to the North

Houghton County

Our profile page for White City, Houghton County   [Map]
Distance: About 994 miles [1,599.7 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Sunflower County

Our profile page for White City, Sunflower County   [Map]
Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Camden County

Our profile page for White City, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 506 miles [814.3 km] to the Northwest

Stone County

Our profile page for White City, Stone County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Park County

Our profile page for White City, Park County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,550 miles [2,494.5 km] to the Northwest

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New York

Monroe County

Our profile page for White City, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 880 miles [1,416.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Jackson County

Our profile page for White City, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,078 miles [3,344.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for White City   [Map]
Distance: About 1,525 miles [2,454.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Tennessee

Grundy County

Our profile page for White City, Grundy County   [Map]
Distance: About 186 miles [299.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Gaines County

Our profile page for White City, Gaines County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 908 miles [1,461.3 km] to the West

San Augustine County

Our profile page for White City, San Augustine County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the West

Wilbarger County

Our profile page for White City, Wilbarger County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the West Northwest

Wise County

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

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for White City, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,496 miles [2,407.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Emporia City

Our profile page for White City, Emporia City   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the East Northeast

Greensville County

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

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Wisconsin

Ashland County

Our profile page for White City, Ashland County   [Map]
Distance: About 968 miles [1,557.8 km] to the North

Vernon County

Our profile page for White City, Vernon County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for White City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6485, Longitude: -86.5994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White City 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 White City 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 313.499 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.962 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.399 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 White City, 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for White City.



 
 
 

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