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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Huntington Place 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 three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 703 miles [1,131.4 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 6,595 miles [10,613.6 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 7,305 miles [11,756.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,181 miles [8,338 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Huntington Place ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Huntington Place.

While the name Huntington Place is unique within Alabama, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Georgia

Fayette County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 176 miles [283.2 km] to the East

North Carolina

Durham County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Durham County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the East Northeast

South Carolina

Florence County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Huntington Place, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,433 miles [2,306.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Huntington Place ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bridgeview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North of Huntington Place   [Map]
Burnt Pine   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Chapelwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cherokee Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Chestnut Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Cove Park   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Crestdale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Edwardian Place   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Four Winds   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harperwood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Cliff   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Hightown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Highview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Indian Lake   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lake Cove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Roselawn   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Smoke Rise   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Vista Granda   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Huntington Place. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Ollie 'Downtown' Brown     (Ollie Lee Brown)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Friday February 11, 1944 and died in Buena Park (California) on Thursday April 16, 2015 at an age of 71.

Tuscaloosa [Map] is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Huntington Place

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ollie 'Downtown' Brown<7>
 
Jimmie Lee Sudduth
  Artist. He was born in Fayette (Alabama) on Thursday March 10, 1910 and died in Fayette (Alabama) on Sunday September 2, 2007 at an age of 97. He was buried at Fayette Memorial Gardens (Fayette County, Alabama) [Map].

Fayette [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Huntington Place

Fayette [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Huntington Place

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmie Lee Sudduth
 
George 'Mule' Suttles
  Negro League Baseball. He was born in Blockton Junc (Alabama) on Saturday March 31, 1900 and died in Newark (New Jersey) on Saturday July 9, 1966 at an age of 66. He was buried at Glendale Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey) [Map].

Blockton Junc [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Huntington Place

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Mule' Suttles

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Huntington Place. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntington Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3018, Longitude: -87.5961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huntington Place 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 Huntington Place 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 314.141 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.795 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.661 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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