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Bruceville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Union Springs [Map], which is the Seat of Bullock County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Bruceville to Montgomery, 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 just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 681 miles [1,096 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, 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 6,578 miles [10,586.3 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 7,278 miles [11,712.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,158 miles [8,301 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bruceville ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Bruceville.

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

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Sacramento County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Sacramento County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,039 miles [3,281.5 km] to the West Northwest


Marion County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 304 miles [489.2 km] to the Southeast


Knox County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the North


Carroll County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the Northeast

Talbot County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Talbot County   [Map]
Distance: About 716 miles [1,152.3 km] to the Northeast

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Ulster County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Ulster County   [Map]
Distance: About 931 miles [1,498.3 km] to the Northeast

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Dyer County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Dyer County   [Map]
Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the Northwest

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McLennan County

Our profile page for Bruceville, McLennan County   [Map]
Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the West

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Lunenburg County

Our profile page for Bruceville, Lunenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the 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 starts in Bruceville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bruceville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruceville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0979, Longitude: -85.8483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bruceville 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 Bruceville 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 313.019 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.331 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.223 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bruceville.