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New Harmony, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Cullman [Map], which is the Seat of Cullman County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from New Harmony to Cullman, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 131 miles [210.8 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 616 miles [991.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 6,506 miles [10,470.4 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 7,217 miles [11,614.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,092 miles [8,194.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named New Harmony ...

We have found 13 communities that share the name New Harmony.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named New Harmony. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 12 communities in the United States and Canada - with 12 of those located in the United States.

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Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Walton County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the South


Posey County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Posey County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the North Northwest


Union County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 136 miles [218.9 km] to the West


Pike County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the Northwest

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Brown County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

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Distance: About 1,520 miles [2,446.2 km] to the Northeast

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Bledsoe County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Bledsoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 118 miles [189.9 km] to the Northwest

Macon County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the North

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Shelby County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 463 miles [745.1 km] to the West Southwest

Smith County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the West

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Washington County

Our profile page for New Harmony, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,509 miles [2,428.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 New Harmony. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Harmony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Harmony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2426, Longitude: -86.5333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Harmony 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 New Harmony 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 313.556 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.249 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.03 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for New Harmony.