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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Rockford [Map], which is the Seat of Coosa County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 40 miles [64.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Crewsville to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,551 miles [10,542.8 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 7,255 miles [11,675.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,133 miles [8,260.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Crewsville ...

While the name Crewsville is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Florida

Hardee County

Our profile page for Crewsville, Hardee County   [Map]
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Crewsville ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cottage Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South of Crewsville   [Map]
Equality   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Fishpond   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flint Hill   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Fuller   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Goodwater   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Jon   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kellys Crossroads   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake Joy   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Lyle   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Nixburg   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Our Town   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Parish Hills   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Richville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Speed   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunny Level   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Unity   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Warm Springs   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]

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 Crewsville. 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.

James Anderson
  Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at an age of 48. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Wetumpka [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Crewsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Anderson<7>
 
Jim Nabors
  Actor, singer. He was born in Sylacauga (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1930 and died in Honolulu (Hawaii) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at an age of 87.

Sylacauga [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Crewsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Nabors

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Coosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crewsville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crewsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crewsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9435, Longitude: -86.1366     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crewsville 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 Crewsville 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 313.243 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.707 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.155 degrees.

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<7>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.

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