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Liberty Grove, Alabama

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The location of Liberty Grove

Introduction ...

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

This page contains eight sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Liberty Grove, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Liberty Grove and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Liberty Grove and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.

To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Liberty Grove. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Liberty Grove.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Randolph County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Randolph County sighting report from eBird.

Since Liberty Grove is near Heard County and also Cleburne County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Heard County

Sighting report for Cleburne County

Waymarking ...

Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit

The website, centered on Liberty Grove.

How Far From Liberty Grove to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Liberty Grove to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Liberty Grove and extending to:

  • Wedowee [Map], which is the Seat of Randolph County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 84 miles [135.2 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Liberty Grove 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 5 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 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,502 miles [10,464 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 7,206 miles [11,596.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,083 miles [8,180.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Liberty Grove ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Liberty Grove.

While the name Liberty Grove is unique within Alabama, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Will County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Will County   [Map]

Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the North Northwest.


Cecil County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Cecil County   [Map]

Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the Northeast.


Lawrence County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Lawrence County   [Map]

Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Northwest.


Dallas County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Dallas County   [Map]

Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the West.

Delta County

Our profile page for Liberty Grove, Delta County   [Map]

Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the West.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Liberty Grove ...

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.

Cavers Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest of Liberty Grove   [Map]

Hawk   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Mount Pleasant   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Napoleon   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Peace   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Providence   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Rockdale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Rocky Branch   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Swagg   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Union   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [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 Liberty Grove. 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.

Vern Gosdin

Singer, songwriter. He was born in Woodland (Alabama) on Sunday August 5, 1934 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday April 28, 2009 at an age of 74. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].

Woodland [Map] is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast of Liberty Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vern Gosdin<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Randolph County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Liberty Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3534, Longitude: -85.4294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Liberty Grove 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 Liberty Grove 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 312.848 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.308 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.788 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:

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