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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Elba [Map], which is the Seat of Coffee County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wooded Acres to Elba, 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 74 miles [119.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 720 miles [1,158.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,614 miles [10,644.2 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 7,311 miles [11,765.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,192 miles [8,355.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wooded Acres ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Wooded Acres.

While the name Wooded Acres is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the Northeast

Maryland

Frederick County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the Northeast

Tennessee

Knox County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the North Northeast

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,578 miles [2,539.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Prince William County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wooded Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3341, Longitude: -85.8424     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wooded Acres 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 Wooded Acres 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 312.961 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.159 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.377 degrees.

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