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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Center Point, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Center Point and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Center Point:
    • 31.989873, -86.087180
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Center Point
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Center Point.

There are two communities within Alabama that are also named Center Point.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 40 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Clarke County
      • This Center Point is located in Clarke County and lies 114 miles [183.5 km]<1> to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Center Point.
    • Jefferson County
      • This Center Point is located in Jefferson County and lies 119 miles [191.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Center Point.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Clark County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Center Point [Clark County].
      • Faulkner County
      • This Center Point is located in Faulkner County and lies 409 miles [658.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Faulkner County community of Center Point.
      • Howard County
      • This Center Point is located in Howard County and lies 476 miles [766 km] to the west northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Center Point.
      • Polk County
      • This Center Point is located in Polk County and lies 511 miles [822.4 km] to the west northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Center Point.
      • Prairie County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Center Point [Prairie County].
    • Georgia
      • Carroll County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Center Point [Carroll County].
    • Indiana
      • Clay County
      • This Center Point is located in Clay County and lies 515 miles [828.8 km]<1> to the north of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Center Point.
    • Iowa
      • Linn County
      • This Center Point is located in Linn County and lies 770 miles [1,239.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Center Point.
    • Kentucky
      • Monroe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Center Point [Monroe County].
    • Louisiana
      • Avoyelles Parish
      • This Center Point is located in Avoyelles Parish and lies 363 miles [584.2 km]<1> to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Avoyelles Parish community of Center Point.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Center Point [Attala County].
      • Lincoln County
      • This Center Point is located in Lincoln County and lies 269 miles [432.9 km]<1> to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Center Point.
      • Noxubee County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Center Point [Noxubee County].
      • Tallahatchie County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Center Point [Tallahatchie County].
    • Missouri
      • Atchison County
      • Although located in Atchison County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atchison County community of Center Point.
      • Linn County
      • Although located in Linn County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Center Point.
      • Newton County
      • This Center Point is located in Newton County and lies 567 miles [912.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Center Point.
    • New Mexico
      • Roosevelt County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Roosevelt County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roosevelt County community of Center Point.
    • Oklahoma
      • Latimer County
      • This Center Point is located in Latimer County and lies 569 miles [915.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Latimer County community of Center Point.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Center Point [Montgomery County].
    • South Dakota
      • Turner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Dakota community of Center Point [Turner County].
    • Tennessee
      • Chester County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Center Point [Chester County].
      • Hardeman County
      • This Center Point is located in Hardeman County and lies 278 miles [447.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardeman County community of Center Point.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Center Point is located in Lawrence County and lies 226 miles [363.7 km] to the north northwest of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Center Point.
      • Sequatchie County
      • This Center Point is located in Sequatchie County and lies 233 miles [375 km] to the north of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sequatchie County community of Center Point.
      • Shelby County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Center Point [Shelby County].
      • Stewart County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Center Point [Stewart County].
      • White County
      • This Center Point is located in White County and lies 270 miles [434.5 km] to the north of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White County community of Center Point.
    • Texas
      • Camp County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Center Point [Camp County].
      • Ellis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Center Point [Ellis County].
      • Hopkins County
      • This community is historic and although located in Hopkins County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hopkins County community of Center Point.
      • Howard County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Center Point [Howard County].
      • Hunt County
      • This Center Point is located in Hunt County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<1> to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunt County community of Center Point.
      • Kerr County
      • This Center Point is located in Kerr County and lies 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kerr County community of Center Point.
      • Panola County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Center Point [Panola County].
      • Parker County
      • This Center Point is located in Parker County and lies 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Parker County community of Center Point.
      • Tarrant County
      • This Center Point is located in Tarrant County and lies 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tarrant County community of Center Point.
      • Trinity County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Center Point [Trinity County].
      • Upshur County
      • This Center Point is located in Upshur County and lies 522 miles [840.1 km] to the west of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Upshur County community of Center Point.
    • West Virginia
      • Doddridge County
      • This Center Point is located in Doddridge County and lies 595 miles [957.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Center Point that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Doddridge County community of Center Point.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Center Point ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Curry [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curry
    • Curry [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Center Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curry
  • Curry's [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curry's
    • Curry's [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Center Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curry's have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curry's
  • Dublin [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
    • Dublin [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Center Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
  • Friendship [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Montgomery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Center Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Grady [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<5>
    • Kent [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Meadville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
    • Meeksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
      • Meeksville [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeksville
    • Orion [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orion
      • Orion [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orion
    • Pine Level [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Level have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
    • Shady Grove [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove
    • Shellhorn [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shellhorn
      • Shellhorn [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Center Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shellhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shellhorn

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Center Point. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Richard L. Blandon     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday September 16, 1934 and died in New York (New York) on Monday December 30, 1991 at the age of 57. He is buried at Calverton National Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Montgomery is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Center Point.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard L. Blandon<6>
    • Oscar Gamble     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ramer (Alabama) on Tueday December 20, 1949 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at the age of 68.
      • Ramer is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Center Point.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Gamble<6>
    • George Addison Grant     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday January 6, 1903 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Tueday March 25, 1986 at the age of 83. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Autauga County, Alabama).
      • Montgomery is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Center Point.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Addison Grant<6>
    • Eddie James Kendrick     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Union Springs (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 at the age of 0. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Union Springs is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Center Point.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eddie James Kendrick<6>
    • Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton     (Musician)
    • Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler     (Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency (March 1841 - April 1841))
      • Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency (March 1841 - April 1841). She was born in New York (New York) on Friday June 14, 1816 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday December 29, 1889 at the age of 73. She is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Alabama).
      • Montgomery is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Center Point.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler<6>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Center Point and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Montgomery, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Center Point to Montgomery, with an average speed<7> 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.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW). The buggy would take just over a day and walking would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 696 miles [1,120.1 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 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,594 miles [10,612 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,294 miles [11,738.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,173 miles [8,325.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9899, Longitude: -86.0872       In this case, the coordinates for Center Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Center Point could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Center Point, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>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.
<8>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 Center Point to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.151 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.469 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.336 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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