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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Opelika [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 63 miles [101.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Beans Mill to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 628 miles [1,010.7 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 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,525 miles [10,501 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 7,226 miles [11,629.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,105 miles [8,215.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Beans Mill ...

While the name Beans Mill is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

West Virginia

Upshur County

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Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beans Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6971, Longitude: -85.2674     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beans Mill 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 Beans Mill 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 312.716 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.065 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.871 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Beans Mill.