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The location of Logan Martin Lake Estates









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Logan Martin Lake Estates.

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 Logan Martin Lake Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Logan Martin Lake Estates and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Logan Martin Lake Estates 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 Logan Martin Lake Estates. 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 Logan Martin Lake Estates.

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

The Saint Clair County sighting report from eBird.

Since Logan Martin Lake Estates is near Talladega County and also Shelby County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Talladega County

Sighting report for Shelby 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 Logan Martin Lake Estates.

How Far From Logan Martin Lake Estates 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 Logan Martin Lake Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ashville [Map], which is the Seat of Saint Clair County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Logan Martin Lake Estates to Ashville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 79 miles [127.1 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,527 miles [10,504.2 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 7,234 miles [11,642 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,111 miles [8,225.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Logan Martin Lake Estates ...

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.

Colony   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of Logan Martin Lake Estates   [Map]

Dunrowin   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Enchanted Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

England Isle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

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

Eureka Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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

Glen City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Hunting Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Mays Bend   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Pine Orchard   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Pleasant Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]

Rocky Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Windsong Island   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [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 Logan Martin Lake Estates. 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.

Ethlyne Clair

Actress. She was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Wednesday November 23, 1904 and died in Tarzana (California) on Tueday February 27, 1996 at an age of 91. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Talladega [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ethlyne Clair<7>

Chalmer Luman 'Lum' Harris

Major League Baseball. He was born in New Castle (Alabama) on Sunday January 17, 1915 and died in Pell City (Alabama) on Monday November 11, 1996 at an age of 81. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].

New Castle [Map] is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the west of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Pell City [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chalmer Luman 'Lum' Harris

Jim Nabors

Actor, singer. He was born in Sylacauga (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1930 and died in Honolulu (Hawaii) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at an age of 87.

Sylacauga [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Nabors

Dave Pope

Major League Baseball. He was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Friday June 17, 1921 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Saturday August 28, 1999 at an age of 78. He was buried at Lake View Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) [Map].

Talladega [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Pope

Willie Smith

Major League Baseball. He was born in Anniston (Alabama) on Saturday February 11, 1939 and died in Anniston (Alabama) on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at an age of 66.

Anniston [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Anniston [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willie Smith

Artie Wilson

Negro League Baseball. He was born in Springville (Alabama) on Thursday October 28, 1920 and died in Portland (Oregon) on Sunday October 31, 2010 at an age of 90. He was buried at Rose City Cemetery (Multnomah County, Oregon) [Map].

Springville [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Logan Martin Lake Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Artie Wilson

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Saint Clair County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Logan Martin Lake Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Logan Martin Lake Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5279, Longitude: -86.2250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Logan Martin Lake Estates 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 Logan Martin Lake Estates 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 313.331 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.89 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.064 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: findagrave.com.

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