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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Libertyville 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 Libertyville. 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 Libertyville.

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 Covington County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Covington County sighting report from eBird.

Since Libertyville is near Conecuh County and also Escambia County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Conecuh County

Sighting report for Escambia 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 Waymarking.com:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Libertyville.

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

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

  • Andalusia [Map], which is the Seat of Covington County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 78 miles [125.5 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Libertyville 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 749 miles [1,205.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,645 miles [10,694.1 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 7,343 miles [11,817.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,223 miles [8,405.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Libertyville ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Libertyville.

While the name Libertyville is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Illinois

Lake County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Lake County   [Map]

Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the North.

Indiana

Vigo County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Vigo County   [Map]

Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the North.

Iowa

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Jefferson County   [Map]

Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the North Northwest.

Missouri

Saint Francois County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Saint Francois County   [Map]

Distance: About 496 miles [798.2 km] to the North Northwest.

New Jersey

Sussex County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Sussex County   [Map]

Distance: About 951 miles [1,530.5 km] to the Northeast.

New York

Ulster County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Ulster County   [Map]

Distance: About 993 miles [1,598.1 km] to the Northeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Libertyville ...

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.

Boston   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North of Libertyville   [Map]

Cedar Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Clearview   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Coldwater   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]

County Line   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Dunns   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]

Georgiaville   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Harmony   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Horn Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Red Level   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Red Oak   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Rose Hill   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Stanley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Libertyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Libertyville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Libertyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2428, Longitude: -86.4600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Libertyville 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 Libertyville 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 313.313 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.553 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.627 degrees.

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