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Cherokee Hills, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Cherokee Hills to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Cherokee 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 Cherokee Hills to:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Cherokee Hills to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 704 miles [1,133 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,596 miles [10,615.2 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 7,306 miles [11,757.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,182 miles [8,339.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cherokee Hills ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Cherokee Hills.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Cherokee Hills. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 10 communities in the United States - with 11 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Communities Outside of Alabama


Cobb County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Cobb County   [Map]
Distance: About 173 miles [278.4 km] to the East Northeast

Coffee County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 296 miles [476.4 km] to the East Southeast

Hall County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Cherokee County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the East Northeast

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 314 miles [505.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Roane County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 251 miles [403.9 km] to the Northeast

Sevier County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Sevier County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the Northeast

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Richmond County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the East Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Cherokee Hills, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherokee Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1812, Longitude: -87.5008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 314.075 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.702 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.647 degrees.

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