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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 Cypress Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cypress Creek 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 Cypress Creek:
    • 34.812310, -87.730585
    • 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 Cypress Creek
  • 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 Cypress Creek ...

We have found eleven communities that share the name Cypress Creek.

Within Alabama, the name Cypress Creek is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Hamilton County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Hamilton County and lies 409 miles [658.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Cypress Creek.
    • Illinois
      • Johnson 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 Illinois community of Cypress Creek [Johnson County].
    • Louisiana
      • Evangeline Parish
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Evangeline Parish and lies 391 miles [629.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Evangeline Parish community of Cypress Creek.
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Cypress Creek.
    • North Carolina
      • Bladen 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 North Carolina community of Cypress Creek [Bladen County].
      • Columbus County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Columbus County and lies 519 miles [835.2 km]<1> to the east of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbus County community of Cypress Creek.
      • Duplin County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Duplin County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km] to the east of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Duplin County community of Cypress Creek.
    • South Carolina
      • Horry County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Horry County and lies 506 miles [814.3 km]<1> to the east of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Cypress Creek.
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Spartanburg County and lies 332 miles [534.3 km] to the east of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Cypress Creek.
    • Tennessee
      • Henry 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 Cypress Creek [Henry County].
    • Texas
      • Kerr County
      • This Cypress Creek is located in Kerr County and lies 733 miles [1,179.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Cypress Creek that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kerr County community of Cypress Creek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cypress Creek ...

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.

  • Cypress Forest [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Forest
    • Cypress Forest [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Cypress Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Forest
  • Cypress Heights [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Heights
    • Cypress Heights [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Cypress Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Heights
  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Cypress Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<4>
  • Florence Ferry [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence Ferry
    • Florence Ferry [Colbert County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cypress Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence Ferry
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    • Furnace Hill [Colbert County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furnace Hill
      • Furnace Hill [Colbert County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Furnace Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Green Tree [Lauderdale County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Tree
      • Green Tree [Lauderdale County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Lovelace Crossroads [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovelace Crossroads
      • Lovelace Crossroads [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovelace Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovelace Crossroads
    • Mansion View [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansion View
      • Mansion View [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansion View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansion View
    • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mars Hill
      • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
    • Petersville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersville
      • Petersville [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersville
    • Three Forks [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Forks
      • Three Forks [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Forks
    • Woodlawn Heights [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn Heights
      • Woodlawn Heights [Colbert County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cypress Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn Heights

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 Cypress Creek. 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.

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    • Kandi Barbour     (Actress, model)
      • Actress, model. She was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Sunday February 15, 1959 and died in San Francisco (California) on Wednesday January 18, 2012 at the age of 52. She is buried at Tulocay Cemetery (Napa County, California).
      • Russellville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Cypress Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kandi Barbour<5>
    • W.C. Handy     (Musician, composer)
      • Musician, composer. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Sunday November 16, 1873 and died in New York (New York) on Friday March 28, 1958 at the age of 84. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Florence is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east of Cypress Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: W.C. Handy<5>
    • William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick     (Professional bowler)
      • Professional bowler. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Friday July 25, 1941 and died in Bradenton (Florida) on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the age of 72.
      • Florence is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east of Cypress Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick<5>
    • Helen Keller     (Activist)
      • Activist. She was born in Tuscumbia (Alabama) on Sunday June 27, 1880 and died in Easton (Connecticut) on Saturday June 1, 1968 at the age of 88.
      • Tuscumbia is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Cypress Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen Keller<5>
    • Anderson Lawler     (Actor, producer)
      • Actor, producer. He was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Monday May 5, 1902 and died in New York (New York) on Monday April 6, 1959 at the age of 56. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery (Lynchburg City, Virginia).
      • Russellville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Cypress Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anderson Lawler<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Florence, which is the Seat of Lauderdale County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 187 miles [300.9 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Cypress Creek to Montgomery, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,527 miles [10,504.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,244 miles [11,658.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,119 miles [8,238.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cypress Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cypress Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cypress Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8123, Longitude: -87.7306       In this case, the coordinates for Cypress Creek 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 Cypress Creek 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>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Cypress Creek to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.318 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.208 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.40 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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