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Dutton, Alabama

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

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

  • Scottsboro [Map], which is the Seat of Jackson County, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 157 miles [252.7 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Dutton 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 573 miles [922.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,463 miles [10,401.2 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 7,173 miles [11,543.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,049 miles [8,125.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Dutton ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Dutton.

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

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Madison County

Our profile page for Dutton, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the West Northwest


Solano County

Our profile page for Dutton, Solano County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,002 miles [3,221.9 km] to the West Northwest


Pike County

Our profile page for Dutton, Pike County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the Northwest


Our profile page for Dutton   [Map]
Distance: About 1,356 miles [2,182.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Kent County

Our profile page for Dutton, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the North

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Powell County

Our profile page for Dutton, Powell County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,629 miles [2,621.6 km] to the Northwest

Teton County

Our profile page for Dutton, Teton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,609 miles [2,589.4 km] to the Northwest

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Elko County

Our profile page for Dutton, Elko County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Caddo County

Our profile page for Dutton, Caddo County   [Map]
Distance: About 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the West

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Our profile page for Dutton   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the North Northeast

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Gloucester County

Our profile page for Dutton, Gloucester County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the East Northeast

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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 Dutton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dutton) 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 Dutton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dutton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dutton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6061, Longitude: -85.9118     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dutton 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 Dutton 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 313.199 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.887 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.693 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Dutton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dutton.