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Country Acres, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Athens [Map], which is the Seat of Limestone County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Country Acres to Athens, 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 168 miles [270.4 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 610 miles [981.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,492 miles [10,447.9 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 7,206 miles [11,596.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,081 miles [8,177.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Country Acres ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Country Acres.

While the name Country Acres is unique within Alabama, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Douglas County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,034 miles [1,664.1 km] to the West Northwest


Paulding County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 126 miles [202.8 km] to the East Southeast


Cecil County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the East Northeast

Queen Anne's County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Queen Anne's County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the East Northeast

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McLeod County

Our profile page for Country Acres, McLeod County   [Map]
Distance: About 802 miles [1,290.7 km] to the North Northwest

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New York

Washington County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 921 miles [1,482.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Henderson County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the East

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Butler County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Minnehaha County

Our profile page for Country Acres, Minnehaha County   [Map]
Distance: About 809 miles [1,302 km] to the Northwest

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San Patricio County

Our profile page for Country Acres, San Patricio County   [Map]
Distance: About 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7537, Longitude: -86.7953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country Acres 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 Country Acres 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 313.742 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.534 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.023 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Country Acres.