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Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Little River:
    • 31.257314, -87.708701
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Little River
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Little River ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Little River.

There is one other community in Alabama which is also named Little River.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 27 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 27 communities, 23 are located in the United States and seven are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Cherokee County
      • This Little River is located in Cherokee County and lies 239 miles [384.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Little River.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Little River County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Little River [Little River County].
      • Mississippi County
      • This Little River is located in Mississippi County and lies 342 miles [550.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi County community of Little River.
    • British Columbia
      • This Little River lies 2,298 miles [3,698.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
    • California
      • Mendocino County
      • This Little River is located in Mendocino County and lies 2,093 miles [3,368.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mendocino County community of Little River.
    • Connecticut
      • Middlesex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Connecticut community of Little River [Middlesex County].
    • Florida
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Little River is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 589 miles [947.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Little River.
      • Suwannee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Little River [Suwannee County].
    • Georgia
      • Wilkes County
      • This Little River is located in Wilkes County and lies 332 miles [534.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilkes County community of Little River.
    • Kansas
      • McPherson County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in McPherson County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McPherson County community of Little River.
      • Rice County
      • This Little River is located in Rice County and lies 763 miles [1,227.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rice County community of Little River.
    • Louisiana
      • Livingston Parish
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Little River [Livingston Parish].
    • Maine
      • Androscoggin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Little River [Androscoggin County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampden County
      • This Little River is located in Hampden County and lies 1,114 miles [1,792.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampden County community of Little River.
    • Michigan
      • Menominee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Little River [Menominee County].
    • Missouri
      • New Madrid County
      • This Little River is located in New Madrid County and lies 402 miles [647 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Madrid County community of Little River.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Little River lies 1,579 miles [2,541.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Newfoundland and Labrador community of Little River.
    • North Carolina
      • Alexander County
      • This Little River is located in Alexander County and lies 487 miles [783.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alexander County community of Little River.
      • Transylvania County
      • This Little River is located in Transylvania County and lies 401 miles [645.3 km] to the northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Transylvania County community of Little River.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Little River lies 1,619 miles [2,605.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
    • South Carolina
      • Horry County
      • This Little River is located in Horry County and lies 559 miles [899.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Little River.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This Little River is located in Blount County and lies 384 miles [618 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Little River.
      • Knox County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Little River [Knox County].
      • Monroe County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Little River [Monroe County].
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Little River is located in Bell County and lies 570 miles [917.3 km]<1> to the west of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Little River.
    • Virginia
      • Floyd County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Little River [Floyd County].
    • Yukon
      • This Little River lies 2,973 miles [4,784.6 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Little River that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River

Curious and Interesting Names Near Little River ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Choctaw Bluff [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Bluff
    • Choctaw Bluff [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Bluff
  • Chrysler [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chrysler
    • Chrysler [Monroe County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chrysler have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chrysler
  • Eureka Landing [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Landing
    • Eureka Landing [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka Landing
  • Georgetown [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Baldwin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Homewood [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Lottie [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lottie
      • Lottie [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lottie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lottie
    • Mineola [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineola
      • Mineola [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineola
    • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant Landing [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant Landing
      • Mount Pleasant Landing [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant Landing
    • Redtown [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redtown
      • Redtown [Baldwin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redtown
    • Silver Landing [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Landing
      • Silver Landing [Baldwin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Landing
    • Tensaw [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tensaw
      • Tensaw [Baldwin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tensaw

How Far From Little River 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 Little River to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Little River and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Bay Minette, which is the Seat of Baldwin County and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Little River to Bay Minette, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 113 miles [181.9 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,698 miles [10,779.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,400 miles [11,909.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,278 miles [8,494.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little River) 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 Little River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Little River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2573, Longitude: -87.7087    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Little River could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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 Little River, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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.
<6>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 Little River to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.047 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.407 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.098 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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