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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Millers Ferry to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Millers Ferry to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Camden [Map], which is the Seat of Wilcox County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Millers Ferry to Camden, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,643 miles [10,690.9 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 7,348 miles [11,825.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,226 miles [8,410.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Millers Ferry ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Millers Ferry.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Millers Ferry. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 1 communities in the United States - with 4 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Greene County

Our profile page for Millers Ferry, Greene County
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Millers Ferry, Lowndes County
Although located in Lowndes County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Millers Ferry, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the East Northeast


Communities Outside of Alabama

Florida

Washington County

Our profile page for Millers Ferry, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 140 miles [225.3 km] to the Southeast

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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 Millers Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Millers Ferry) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Millers Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Millers Ferry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1215, Longitude: -87.3986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Millers Ferry 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 Millers Ferry 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 313.935 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.395 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.816 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Millers Ferry.