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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 Rhump, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rhump 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 Rhump:
    • 31.394056, -86.588852
    • 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 Rhump
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rhump ...

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.

  • Boston [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
    • Boston [Covington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Rhump
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
  • Clearview [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearview
    • Clearview [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Rhump
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
  • Coldwater [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
    • Coldwater [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Rhump
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
  • Dunns [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunns
    • Dunns [Covington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Rhump
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunns have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunns
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    • Georgiaville [Conecuh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgiaville
      • Georgiaville [Conecuh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgiaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgiaville
    • Harmony [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Libertyville [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
      • Libertyville [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libertyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libertyville
    • Oaky Streak [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oaky Streak
      • Oaky Streak [Butler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oaky Streak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oaky Streak
    • Paul [Conecuh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paul
      • Paul [Conecuh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paul
    • Red Level [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Level
      • Red Level [Covington County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Level
    • Searight [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Searight
      • Searight [Crenshaw County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Rhump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Searight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Searight

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Andalusia, which is the Seat of Covington County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 69 miles [111 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Rhump to Montgomery, with an average speed<3> 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) is 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,643 miles [10,690.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,343 miles [11,817.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,222 miles [8,404 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rhump. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3941, Longitude: -86.5889       In this case, the coordinates for Rhump have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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 Rhump to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.40 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.675 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.646 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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