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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies just to the North (N).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Lynndale to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 39 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,586 miles [10,599.1 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 7,288 miles [11,728.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,166 miles [8,313.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lynndale ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Lynndale.

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


Communities Outside of Alabama

North Carolina

Pitt County

Our profile page for Lynndale, Pitt County   [Map]
Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the East Northeast

Tennessee

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Lynndale, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 313 miles [503.7 km] to the North Northeast

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Lynndale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lynndale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynndale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3238, Longitude: -86.2658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynndale 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 Lynndale 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 313.279 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.663 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.336 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lynndale.