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Country Estates, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Country Estates 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 Country Estates 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 Estates to:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Country Estates to Birmingham, 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 91 miles [146.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,540 miles [10,525.1 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 7,249 miles [11,666.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,125 miles [8,247.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Country Estates ...

We have found 13 communities that share the name Country Estates.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Country Estates. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 13 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Other Communities Located In Alabama

Dale County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Dale County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the South Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 89 miles [143.2 km] to the South

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Yavapai County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Yavapai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,437 miles [2,312.6 km] to the West


Conway County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the West Northwest


Broomfield County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Broomfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,104 miles [1,776.7 km] to the West Northwest


Sussex County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 727 miles [1,170 km] to the East Northeast

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Broward County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Broward County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the Southeast

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North Carolina

Johnston County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Johnston County   [Map]
Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Cumberland County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 698 miles [1,123.3 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the East Northeast

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San Patricio County

Our profile page for Country Estates, San Patricio County   [Map]
Distance: About 738 miles [1,187.7 km] to the West Southwest

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Davis County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,472 miles [2,369 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Country Estates, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6345, Longitude: -86.6667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country Estates 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 Estates 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 313.602 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.217 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.217 degrees.

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