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Introduction ...

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

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 Livingston, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Livingston and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Livingston 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 Livingston. 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 Livingston.

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

The Sumter County sighting report from eBird.

Since Livingston is near Greene County and also Marengo County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Greene County

Sighting report for Marengo 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 Livingston.

How Far From Livingston 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 city such as Livingston to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 111 miles [178.6 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Livingston to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,653 miles [10,707 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 7,362 miles [11,848 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,239 miles [8,431.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

We have found 37 communities that share the name Livingston.

While the name Livingston is unique within Alabama, we know of another 37 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Alabama

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Arizona

Gila County

Our profile page for Livingston, Gila County

This community is historic.<7>

Although located in Gila County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Arkansas

Stone County

Our profile page for Livingston, Stone County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Stone County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

California

Merced County

Our profile page for Livingston, Merced County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,860 miles [2,993.4 km] to the West Northwest.

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Livingston, Hillsborough County   [Map]

Distance: About 461 miles [741.9 km] to the Southeast.

Orange County

Our profile page for Livingston, Orange County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Orange County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Georgia

Floyd County

Our profile page for Livingston, Floyd County   [Map]

Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the Northeast.

Worth County

Our profile page for Livingston, Worth County   [Map]

Distance: About 261 miles [420 km] to the East Southeast.

Illinois

Clark County

Our profile page for Livingston, Clark County   [Map]

Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the North.

Knox County

Our profile page for Livingston, Knox County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Knox County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Madison County

Our profile page for Livingston, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the North.

Indiana

Monroe County

Our profile page for Livingston, Monroe County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Monroe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Iowa

Appanoose County

Our profile page for Livingston, Appanoose County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Appanoose County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kansas

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Livingston, Cherokee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kentucky

Caldwell County

Our profile page for Livingston, Caldwell County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Caldwell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Rockcastle County

Our profile page for Livingston, Rockcastle County   [Map]

Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the North Northeast.

Louisiana

Livingston Parish

Our profile page for Livingston, Livingston Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 209 miles [336.4 km] to the Southwest.

Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Livingston, Berrien County   [Map]

Distance: About 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the North.

Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Livingston, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the West.

Washington County

Our profile page for Livingston, Washington County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Missouri

Henry County

Our profile page for Livingston, Henry County   [Map]

Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the Northwest.

Jackson County

Our profile page for Livingston, Jackson County

Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montana

Park County

Our profile page for Livingston, Park County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,490 miles [2,397.9 km] to the Northwest.

New Jersey

Essex County

Our profile page for Livingston, Essex County   [Map]

Distance: About 952 miles [1,532.1 km] to the Northeast.

New York

Columbia County

Our profile page for Livingston, Columbia County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,026 miles [1,651.2 km] to the Northeast.

Kings County

Our profile page for Livingston, Kings County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Kings County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Richmond County

Our profile page for Livingston, Richmond County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Richmond County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Livingston   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,818 miles [2,925.8 km] to the North Northeast.

Ohio

Franklin County

Our profile page for Livingston, Franklin County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Licking County

Our profile page for Livingston, Licking County

This community is historic.

Although located in Licking County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

South Carolina

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Livingston, Orangeburg County   [Map]

Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the East.

Tennessee

Overton County

Our profile page for Livingston, Overton County   [Map]

Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the North Northeast.

Polk County

Our profile page for Livingston, Polk County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Polk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Texas

Polk County

Our profile page for Livingston, Polk County   [Map]

Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the West Southwest.

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Livingston, Salt Lake County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Salt Lake County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Livingston, Clark County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,024 miles [3,257.3 km] to the Northwest.

West Virginia

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Livingston, Kanawha County   [Map]

Distance: About 541 miles [870.7 km] to the Northeast.

Wisconsin

Grant County

Our profile page for Livingston, Grant County   [Map]

Distance: About 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the North.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Livingston ...

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.

Braggville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of Livingston   [Map]

Brewersville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Dug Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Fowler   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Hillman Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Lukes Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Moore Town   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Scratch Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Zion Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [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 Livingston. 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.

Bobby Rae Williams

Professional football. He was born in Geiger (Alabama) on Saturday February 28, 1942 and died in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) on Sunday August 5, 2012 at an age of 70. He was buried at Wyuka Cemetery (Lancaster County, Nebraska) [Map].

Geiger [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Livingston

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Rae Williams<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Livingston. 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Livingston) 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 Livingston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Livingston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5983, Longitude: -88.1890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Livingston 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 Livingston 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 314.447 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.054 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.037 degrees.

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<7>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 Livingston, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Livingston 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.

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<9>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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