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Eastover, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 90 miles [144.8 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Eastover to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 704 miles [1,133 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,596 miles [10,615.2 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 7,306 miles [11,757.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,182 miles [8,339.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Eastover ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Eastover.

While the name Eastover is unique within Alabama, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Berkshire County

Our profile page for Eastover, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,000 miles [1,609.3 km] to the Northeast


Hinds County

Our profile page for Eastover, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the West Southwest

North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Eastover, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the East Northeast

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Eastover, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the East Northeast

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Eastover, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Richland County

Our profile page for Eastover, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the East

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Blount County

Our profile page for Eastover, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the Northeast

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Suffolk City

Our profile page for Eastover, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the East Northeast

Surry County

Our profile page for Eastover, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastover. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1737, Longitude: -87.4872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eastover 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 Eastover 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 314.066 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.691 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.643 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eastover.