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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Huntsville [Map], which is the Seat of Madison County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Lynwood Gardens to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 603 miles [970.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,487 miles [10,439.8 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 7,200 miles [11,587.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,076 miles [8,169 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lynwood Gardens ...

While the name Lynwood Gardens is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

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Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Lynwood Gardens, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,793 miles [2,885.6 km] to the West

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The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Lynwood Gardens. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lynwood Gardens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynwood Gardens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7154, Longitude: -86.6333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynwood Gardens 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 Lynwood Gardens 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 313.641 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.413 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.965 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lynwood Gardens.