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Duvall, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Andalusia [Map], which is the Seat of Covington County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Duvall to Andalusia, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 74 miles [119.1 km] to the North (N). 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 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,634 miles [10,676.4 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 7,332 miles [11,799.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,212 miles [8,387.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Duvall ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Duvall.

While the name Duvall is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Cross County

Our profile page for Duvall, Cross County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the Northwest


Shelby County

Our profile page for Duvall, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the North Northwest


Noble County

Our profile page for Duvall, Noble County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the North Northeast

Pickaway County

Our profile page for Duvall, Pickaway County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the North Northeast

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King County

Our profile page for Duvall, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,189 miles [3,522.9 km] to the Northwest

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Kewaunee County

Our profile page for Duvall, Kewaunee County   [Map]
Distance: About 927 miles [1,491.9 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duvall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2763, Longitude: -86.2419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Duvall 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 Duvall 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 313.188 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.414 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.538 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Duvall.