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Woodland, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Opelika [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Woodland to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,539 miles [10,523.5 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 7,240 miles [11,651.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,119 miles [8,238.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodland ...

We have found 68 communities that share the name Woodland.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Woodland. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 65 communities in the United States and Canada - with 66 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

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Woodland, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the Northwest

Macon County

Our profile page for Woodland, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest

Randolph County

Our profile page for Woodland, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 54 miles [86.9 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 IllinoisMichiganOntarioWisconsin
 IndianaMinnesotaPennsylvania 
 IowaMississippiSouth Carolina 

Arkansas

Johnson County

Our profile page for Woodland, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the West Northwest

Saline County

Our profile page for Woodland, Saline County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the West Northwest

California

Tulare County

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

Yolo County

Our profile page for Woodland, Yolo County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,066 miles [3,324.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

Hartford County

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

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Woodland, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the Northeast

Sussex County

Our profile page for Woodland, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast

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Georgia

Columbia County

Our profile page for Woodland, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the East Northeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Woodland, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 101 miles [162.5 km] to the Southeast

Grady County

Our profile page for Woodland, Grady County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the Southeast

Talbot County

Our profile page for Woodland, Talbot County   [Map]
Distance: About 54 miles [86.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Idaho

Adams County

Our profile page for Woodland, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,854 miles [2,983.7 km] to the Northwest

Idaho County

Our profile page for Woodland, Idaho County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,869 miles [3,007.9 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Iroquois County

Our profile page for Woodland, Iroquois County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the North

Kankakee County

Our profile page for Woodland, Kankakee County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the North

Lake County

Our profile page for Woodland, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the North

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Indiana

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for Woodland, Saint Joseph County   [Map]
Distance: About 621 miles [999.4 km] to the North

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Iowa

Decatur County

Our profile page for Woodland, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the Northwest

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Kansas

Bourbon County

Our profile page for Woodland, 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

Hart County

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

Meade County

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

Rowan County

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

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Louisiana

East Feliciana Parish

Our profile page for Woodland, East Feliciana Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the West Southwest

Plaquemines Parish

Our profile page for Woodland, Plaquemines Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Washington County

Our profile page for Woodland, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,296 miles [2,085.7 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Allegany County

Our profile page for Woodland, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 605 miles [973.7 km] to the North Northeast

Talbot County

Our profile page for Woodland, Talbot County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Woodland, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,027 miles [1,652.8 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Barry County

Our profile page for Woodland, Barry County   [Map]
Distance: About 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Hennepin County

Our profile page for Woodland, Hennepin County   [Map]
Distance: About 956 miles [1,538.5 km] to the North Northwest

Kanabec County

Our profile page for Woodland, Kanabec County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,021 miles [1,643.1 km] to the North Northwest

Otter Tail County

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

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Woodland, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Chickasaw County

Our profile page for Woodland, Chickasaw County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the West Northwest

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Woodland, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Marion County

Our profile page for Woodland, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 600 miles [965.6 km] to the North Northwest

Saint Louis County

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

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Woodland   [Map]
Distance: About 1,321 miles [2,125.9 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Atlantic County

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

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New York

Onondaga County

Our profile page for Woodland, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the North Northeast

Ulster County

Our profile page for Woodland, Ulster County   [Map]
Distance: About 893 miles [1,437.1 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Gaston County

Our profile page for Woodland, Gaston County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Woodland, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Cuyahoga County

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

Mahoning County

Our profile page for Woodland, Mahoning County
This community is historic.
Although located in Mahoning County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Union County

Our profile page for Woodland, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

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

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Pennsylvania

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Woodland, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the North Northeast

McKean County

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

Mifflin County

Our profile page for Woodland, Mifflin County   [Map]
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Woodland, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the East

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Woodland, Orangeburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Davidson County

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

Haywood County

Our profile page for Woodland, Haywood County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the Northwest

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Texas

Bell County

Our profile page for Woodland, Bell County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the West

Red River County

Our profile page for Woodland, Red River County   [Map]
Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 km] to the West Northwest

Williamson County

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

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Woodland, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,561 miles [2,512.2 km] to the West Northwest

Summit County

Our profile page for Woodland, Summit County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,524 miles [2,452.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Stafford County

Our profile page for Woodland, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Cowlitz County

Our profile page for Woodland, Cowlitz County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,170 miles [3,492.3 km] to the Northwest

Snohomish County

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

Thurston County

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

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West Virginia

Marshall County

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

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Wisconsin

Dodge County

Our profile page for Woodland, Dodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 762 miles [1,226.3 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5876, Longitude: -85.4638     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodland 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 Woodland 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 312.825 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.175 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.971 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 Woodland, 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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