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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Reynolds Mill.

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

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

  • Talladega [Map], which is the Seat of Talladega County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Reynolds Mill to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,535 miles [10,517.1 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 7,241 miles [11,653.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,118 miles [8,236.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Reynolds Mill ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Reynolds Mill.

While the name Reynolds Mill is unique within Alabama, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Reynolds Mill, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the Northeast

Pennsylvania

York County

Our profile page for Reynolds Mill, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the Northeast

Virginia

Patrick County

Our profile page for Reynolds Mill, Patrick County   [Map]
Distance: About 412 miles [663 km] to the Northeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Reynolds Mill ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Alpine   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Reynolds Mill   [Map]
Fair Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Jonesview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Kings Chapel   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Papertown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Plantersville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Risers   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Thornhill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Winterboro   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Reynolds Mill. 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.

Ethlyne Clair
  Actress. She was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Wednesday November 23, 1904 and died in Tarzana (California) on Tueday February 27, 1996 at an age of 91. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Talladega [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Reynolds Mill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ethlyne Clair<7>
 
Jim Nabors
  Actor, singer. He was born in Sylacauga (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1930 and died in Honolulu (Hawaii) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at an age of 87.

Sylacauga [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Reynolds Mill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Nabors

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Reynolds Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reynolds Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reynolds Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3554, Longitude: -86.2158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reynolds Mill 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 Reynolds Mill 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 313.315 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.848 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.098 degrees.

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<7>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.

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