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Bridlewood, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Bridlewood to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bridlewood to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 159 miles [255.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Bridlewood to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,743 miles [10,851.8 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 7,445 miles [11,981.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,324 miles [8,568.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bridlewood ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Bridlewood.

While the name Bridlewood is unique within Alabama, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alabama

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East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Bridlewood, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the West


Baltimore County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the Northeast


Rankin County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Rankin County   [Map]
Distance: About 163 miles [262.3 km] to the Northwest

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Our profile page for Bridlewood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,207 miles [1,942.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Anderson County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the Northeast

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Davis County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,498 miles [2,410.8 km] to the Northwest

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Henrico County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 770 miles [1,239.2 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 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 beginning in Bridlewood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bridlewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridlewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6649, Longitude: -88.1167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bridlewood 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 Bridlewood 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 314.234 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.543 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.359 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bridlewood.