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Deerwood, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Deerwood to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Deerwood to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Deerwood to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 845 miles [1,359.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,743 miles [10,851.8 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 7,445 miles [11,981.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,323 miles [8,566.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Deerwood ...

We have found 19 communities that share the name Deerwood.

While the name Deerwood is unique within Alabama, we know of another 19 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Conway County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the Northwest


Sussex County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 914 miles [1,470.9 km] to the Northeast


Duval County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Duval County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Duval County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Glynn County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Glynn County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the East

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Gwinnett County   [Map]
Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the Northeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the East Northeast

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Johnson County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 622 miles [1,001 km] to the North

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Our profile page for Deerwood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,395 miles [2,245 km] to the North Northwest

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Charles County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 836 miles [1,345.4 km] to the Northeast

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Crow Wing County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Crow Wing County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,130 miles [1,818.6 km] to the North Northwest

Kittson County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Kittson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,309 miles [2,106.6 km] to the North Northwest

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North Carolina

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Cumberland County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the North Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the North

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Albemarle County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 753 miles [1,211.8 km] to the Northeast

Goochland County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Goochland County   [Map]
Distance: About 761 miles [1,224.7 km] to the Northeast

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Albany County

Our profile page for Deerwood, Albany County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,235 miles [1,987.5 km] to the Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deerwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7135, Longitude: -88.1606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Deerwood 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 Deerwood 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 314.265 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.585 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.367 degrees.

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<7>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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. 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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Deerwood.