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Libertyville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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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 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 77 miles [123.9 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


Lake County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the North


Vigo County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Vigo County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the North


Jefferson County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the North Northwest


Saint Francois County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Saint Francois County   [Map]
Distance: About 496 miles [798.2 km] to the North Northwest

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New Jersey

Sussex County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 951 miles [1,530.5 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Ulster County

Our profile page for Libertyville, Ulster County   [Map]
Distance: About 993 miles [1,598.1 km] to the Northeast

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Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Libertyville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Libertyville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Libertyville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Libertyville. The point that we are using 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.313 degrees.

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

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Libertyville.