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Apple Grove, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Decatur [Map], which is the Seat of Morgan County, lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Apple Grove to Decatur, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 142 miles [228.5 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 614 miles [988.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 6,501 miles [10,462.3 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 7,213 miles [11,608.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,089 miles [8,190 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Apple Grove ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Apple Grove.

While the name Apple Grove is unique within Alabama, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Barren County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Barren County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the North


Prince George's County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the East Northeast

North Carolina

Ashe County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Ashe County   [Map]
Distance: About 318 miles [511.8 km] to the East Northeast


Meigs County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Meigs County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the Northeast

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Louisa County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Louisa County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 579 miles [931.8 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Mason County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the Northeast

McDowell County

Our profile page for Apple Grove, McDowell County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3987, Longitude: -86.6103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apple Grove 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 Apple Grove 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 313.611 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.334 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.026 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Apple Grove.