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Carriage Hills, Alabama
(Mobile County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Carriage Hills to Mobile, 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 163 miles [262.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 850 miles [1,367.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,748 miles [10,859.9 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 7,450 miles [11,989.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,328 miles [8,574.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Carriage Hills ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Carriage Hills.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Carriage Hills. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 10 communities in the United States - with 12 of those located in the United States.

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Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Other Communities Located In Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the Northeast

Communities Outside of Alabama


Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the East Southeast


Clarke County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 362 miles [582.6 km] to the Northeast


Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 875 miles [1,408.2 km] to the Northeast

Calvert County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Calvert County   [Map]
Distance: About 857 miles [1,379.2 km] to the Northeast

Carroll County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 884 miles [1,422.7 km] to the Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the Northeast

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Hinds County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the Northwest

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Guilford County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Guilford County   [Map]
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the Northeast

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Bradley County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the North Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Carriage Hills, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 376 miles [605.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carriage Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6363, Longitude: -88.1958     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carriage Hills 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 Carriage Hills 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 314.278 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.59 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.394 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Carriage Hills.