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Glen Haven, Alabama
(Lee County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Opelika [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 51 miles [82.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Glen Haven to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,537 miles [10,520.3 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 7,238 miles [11,648.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,117 miles [8,235 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Glen Haven ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Glen Haven.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Glen Haven. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 8 communities in the United States and Canada - with 8 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Larimer County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Larimer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,231 miles [1,981.1 km] to the West Northwest


DeKalb County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the Northeast


Montgomery County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 645 miles [1,038 km] to the Northeast


Leelanau County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Leelanau County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 849 miles [1,366.3 km] to the North

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Cayuga County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Cayuga County   [Map]
Distance: About 860 miles [1,384 km] to the North Northeast

Monroe County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Glen Haven
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Grant County

Our profile page for Glen Haven, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 769 miles [1,237.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6040, Longitude: -85.4349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glen Haven 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 Glen Haven 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 312.809 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.159 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.956 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 Glen Haven, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glen Haven.