Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Cedar Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedar Grove) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5237, Longitude: -86.5789 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).