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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Jasper [Map], which is the Seat of Walker County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Bradleytown to Jasper, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 109 miles [175.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,561 miles [10,558.9 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 7,272 miles [11,703.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,148 miles [8,284.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bradleytown ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Bradleytown.

While the name Bradleytown is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Pennsylvania

Venango County

Our profile page for Bradleytown, Venango County   [Map]
Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the North Northeast

Tennessee

Dyer County

Our profile page for Bradleytown, Dyer County   [Map]
Distance: About 209 miles [336.4 km] to the Northwest

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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 stretches from Bradleytown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bradleytown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradleytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7001, Longitude: -87.2492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bradleytown 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 Bradleytown 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 313.957 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.637 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.439 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bradleytown.