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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

How Far From White Oak 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 White Oak 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 Oak to:

  • Guntersville [Map], which is the Seat of Marshall County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from White Oak 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 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 602 miles [968.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 6,494 miles [10,451.1 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 White Oak ...

We have found 62 communities that share the name White Oak.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named White Oak. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 59 communities in the United States and Canada - with 61 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

Barbour County

Our profile page for White Oak, Barbour County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the South Southeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for White Oak, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the West Northwest

Henry County

Our profile page for White Oak, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the South Southeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Cleveland County

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

Franklin County

Our profile page for White Oak, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 440 miles [708.1 km] to the West Northwest

Greene County

Our profile page for White Oak, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the West Northwest

Johnson County

Our profile page for White Oak, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the West Northwest

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Georgia

Camden County

Our profile page for White Oak, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the Southeast

Coweta County

Our profile page for White Oak, Coweta County   [Map]
Distance: About 103 miles [165.8 km] to the Southeast

Walker County

Our profile page for White Oak, Walker County   [Map]
Distance: About 74 miles [119.1 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Montgomery County

Our profile page for White Oak, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the North Northwest

Saint Clair County

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

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Iowa

Mahaska County

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

Polk County

Our profile page for White Oak, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Garrard County

Our profile page for White Oak, Garrard County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for White Oak, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for White Oak, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 657 miles [1,057.3 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for White Oak, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the Northeast

Queen Anne's County

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

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Michigan

Ingham County

Our profile page for White Oak, Ingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 582 miles [936.6 km] to the North

Van Buren County

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

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Mississippi

Panola County

Our profile page for White Oak, Panola County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the West

Smith County

Our profile page for White Oak, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 249 miles [400.7 km] to the Southwest

Tunica County

Our profile page for White Oak, Tunica County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the West

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Missouri

Dunklin County

Our profile page for White Oak, Dunklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the Northwest

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North Carolina

Bladen County

Our profile page for White Oak, Bladen County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the East

Gates County

Our profile page for White Oak, Gates County   [Map]
Distance: About 553 miles [890 km] to the East Northeast

Guilford County

Our profile page for White Oak, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the East Northeast

Halifax County

Our profile page for White Oak, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the East Northeast

Nash County

Our profile page for White Oak, Nash County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for White Oak, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the East

Wake County

Our profile page for White Oak, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

Our profile page for White Oak, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 354 miles [569.7 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for White Oak, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for White Oak, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for White Oak, Washington County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Cherokee County

Our profile page for White Oak, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the West Northwest

Craig County

Our profile page for White Oak, Craig County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for White Oak   [Map]
Distance: About 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for White Oak, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 549 miles [883.5 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for White Oak, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Clarendon County

Our profile page for White Oak, Clarendon County   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the East

Fairfield County

Our profile page for White Oak, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East

Greenville County

Our profile page for White Oak, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 224 miles [360.5 km] to the East Northeast

Horry County

Our profile page for White Oak, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Campbell County

Our profile page for White Oak, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for White Oak, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 79 miles [127.1 km] to the Northeast

Macon County

Our profile page for White Oak, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 163 miles [262.3 km] to the North

Morgan County

Our profile page for White Oak, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Gregg County

Our profile page for White Oak, Gregg County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the West

Hopkins County

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

Marion County

Our profile page for White Oak, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the West

Titus County

Our profile page for White Oak, Titus County   [Map]
Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the West

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Virginia

Halifax County

Our profile page for White Oak, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 km] to the East Northeast

Henrico County

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

Newport News City

Our profile page for White Oak, Newport News City   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the East Northeast

Pittsylvania County

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

Stafford County

Our profile page for White Oak, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 567 miles [912.5 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Raleigh County

Our profile page for White Oak, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the Northeast

Ritchie County

Our profile page for White Oak, Ritchie County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the Northeast

Upshur County

Our profile page for White Oak, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 470 miles [756.4 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Lafayette County

Our profile page for White Oak, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 611 miles [983.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Oak. 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in White Oak. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- White Oak) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2404, Longitude: -86.2444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Oak 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 Oak 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 313.381 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.047 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.913 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 White Oak, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for White Oak.



 
 
 

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