A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Loretto.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Loretto to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Loretto to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Loretto and extending to:
Communities Also Named Loretto ...
We have found 14 communities that share the name Loretto.
While the name Loretto is unique within Alabama, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Alabama
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Our profile page for Loretto, Inyo County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Inyo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 410 miles [659.8 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the North.
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 689 miles [1,108.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 809 miles [1,302 km] to the North.
Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 806 miles [1,297.1 km] to the Northwest.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Distance: About 1,736 miles [2,793.8 km] to the Northeast.
Our profile page for Loretto, Belmont County
This community is historic.
Although located in Belmont County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 75 miles [120.7 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Loretto ...
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.
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 Loretto. 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.
Olympic Gold Medalist, civil rights activist. He was born in Danville (Alabama) on Friday September 12, 1913 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Saturday May 31, 1980 at an age of 66. He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Jan 2019