Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Briscoe. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Briscoe) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briscoe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4579, Longitude: -86.5886 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Briscoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).