Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Egypt Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Egypt Ford) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egypt Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7373, Longitude: -87.3400 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Egypt Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).