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Regency Park, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies just to the Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies just to the Northwest (NW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Regency Park 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 6,584 miles [10,595.9 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 7,287 miles [11,727.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,165 miles [8,312.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Regency Park ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Regency Park.

While the name Regency Park is unique within Alabama, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Muscogee County

Our profile page for Regency Park, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 78 miles [125.5 km] to the East


Allegheny County

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Distance: About 668 miles [1,075 km] to the North Northeast

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Anderson County

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Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the Northeast


Rutherford County

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Distance: About 247 miles [397.5 km] to the North

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Brazoria County

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Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the West Southwest

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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 Regency Park. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Regency Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Regency Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3113, Longitude: -86.2255     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Regency Park 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 Regency Park 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 313.254 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.633 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.323 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Regency Park.