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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Lynn Haven 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 Lynn Haven to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Lynn Haven to:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Lynn Haven 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 6 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 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,594 miles [10,612 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 7,304 miles [11,754.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,180 miles [8,336.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lynn Haven ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Lynn Haven.

While the name Lynn Haven is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Florida

Bay County

Our profile page for Lynn Haven, Bay County   [Map]
Distance: About 230 miles [370.1 km] to the South Southeast

Virginia

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Lynn Haven, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Lynn Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lynn Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynn Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1982, Longitude: -87.4717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynn Haven 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 Lynn Haven 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 314.059 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.686 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.632 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lynn Haven.