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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Rembert, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rembert and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Rembert:
    • 32.217923, -87.869734
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Rembert
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Rembert ...

We have found two communities that share the name Rembert.

Within Alabama, the name Rembert is unique.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Wright County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Rembert [Wright County].
    • South Carolina
      • Sumter County
      • This Rembert is located in Sumter County and lies 443 miles [712.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Rembert that is located in Marengo County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rembert
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumter County community of Rembert.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rembert ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Aimwell [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aimwell
    • Aimwell [Marengo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Rembert
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aimwell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aimwell
  • Blue Lock [Marengo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Lock
    • Blue Lock [Marengo County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Rembert
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Lock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Calvary [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvary
    • Calvary [Marengo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Rembert
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvary have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary
  • Campground [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campground
    • Campground [Marengo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Rembert
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campground have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campground
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Geneva [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Marengo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rembert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Half Acre [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Acre
      • Half Acre [Marengo County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Rembert
      • Former names for Half Acre: Hell's Half Acre and Luther's Store
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Half Acre
    • Hill Top [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill Top
      • Hill Top [Marengo County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Rembert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill Top have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill Top
    • Octagon [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Octagon
      • Octagon [Marengo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Rembert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Octagon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Octagon
    • Sweet Water [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Water
      • Sweet Water [Marengo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Rembert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Water have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Water

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Rembert. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Linden (Alabama) on Thursday March 11, 1926 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 17, 1990 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Linden is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Rembert.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<4>
    • Tommie Lee Agree     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Magnolia (Alabama) on Sunday August 9, 1942 and died in New York (New York) on Monday January 22, 2001 at the age of 58.
      • Magnolia is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Rembert.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tommie Lee Agree<4>
    • William Havon 'Bill' Bruton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lisman (Alabama) on Tueday December 22, 1925 and died in Marshallton (Delaware) on Tueday December 5, 1995 at the age of 70. He is buried at Gracelawn Memorial Park (New Castle County, Delaware).
      • Lisman is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Rembert.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Havon 'Bill' Bruton<4>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Rembert and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Linden, which is the Seat of Marengo County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 92 miles [148.1 km]<2> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Rembert to Montgomery, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 762 miles [1,226.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,658 miles [10,715 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,365 miles [11,852.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,242 miles [8,436.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marengo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rembert, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rembert) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rembert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2179, Longitude: -87.8697       In this case, the coordinates for Rembert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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.
<6>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 Rembert to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.225 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.743 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.983 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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