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Ellisville, Alabama
(Baldwin County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Bay Minette [Map], which is the Seat of Baldwin County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Ellisville to Bay Minette, 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 five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 148 miles [238.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 834 miles [1,342.2 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 6,731 miles [10,832.5 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 7,431 miles [11,959 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,311 miles [8,547.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Ellisville ...

We have found 16 communities that share the name Ellisville.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Ellisville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 14 communities in the United States and Canada - with 15 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Other Communities Located In Alabama

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 68 miles [109.4 km] to the North Northwest

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Calhoun County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the Northwest


Columbia County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the East


Fulton County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the North


Allen County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the North

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Nicholas County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Nicholas County   [Map]
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Plymouth County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Plymouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,229 miles [1,977.9 km] to the Northeast

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Jones County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Jones County   [Map]
Distance: About 107 miles [172.2 km] to the Northwest

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Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 km] to the North Northwest

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New Hampshire

Cheshire County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Cheshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,210 miles [1,947.3 km] to the Northeast

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Our profile page for Ellisville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,147 miles [1,845.9 km] to the North Northeast

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South Dakota

Faulk County

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

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Louisa County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Louisa County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the Northeast

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King County

Our profile page for Ellisville, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,136 miles [3,437.6 km] to the Northwest

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Kewaunee County

Our profile page for Ellisville, Kewaunee County   [Map]
Distance: About 954 miles [1,535.3 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellisville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6280, Longitude: -87.7930     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ellisville 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 Ellisville 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 314.04 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.312 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.242 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 Ellisville.