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Pleasant Acres, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant Acres to Birmingham, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 88 miles [141.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 668 miles [1,075 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,561 miles [10,558.9 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 7,270 miles [11,699.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,147 miles [8,283.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pleasant Acres ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Pleasant Acres.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Pleasant Acres. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 12 of those located in the United States.

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Fairfield County

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Distance: About 921 miles [1,482.2 km] to the Northeast


Clayton County

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Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the East

Cobb County

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Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the East

Gwinnett County

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Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the East

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Hancock County

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Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the North

Marion County

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Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the North

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Carroll County

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Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

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Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Oktibbeha County

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Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the West

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Cumberland County

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Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Weber County

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Distance: About 1,468 miles [2,362.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4765, Longitude: -86.9917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Acres 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 Pleasant Acres 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 313.788 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.41 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.382 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pleasant Acres.