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Rivermont, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 93 miles [149.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Rivermont to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>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 [Map]) is 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,597 miles [10,616.8 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 7,307 miles [11,759.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,183 miles [8,341.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rivermont ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Rivermont.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Rivermont. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 10 communities in the United States - with 12 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Other Communities Located In Alabama

Colbert County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Colbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the North

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Lauderdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 111 miles [178.6 km] to the North

Communities Outside of Alabama


Floyd County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the East Northeast

North Carolina

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the East Northeast


Hamilton County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 184 miles [296.1 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the North

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Augusta County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the Northeast

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Rivermont, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the East Northeast

Covington City

Our profile page for Rivermont, Covington City   [Map]
Distance: About 530 miles [853 km] to the Northeast

Lynchburg City

Our profile page for Rivermont, Lynchburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the East Northeast

Newport News City

Our profile page for Rivermont, Newport News City
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Newport News City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Roanoke City

Our profile page for Rivermont, Roanoke City   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Rivermont ...

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.

Cedar Crest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast of Rivermont   [Map]
Cherry Dale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Covey Chase   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Crestdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dearing Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Forest Lake   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Fox Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Green Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Green Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Guilds Woods   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Hays Court   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Heritage Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hickory Forest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
High Forest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hightown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Lake   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Kennedy Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lincoln Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Meadow Lawn   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Meadowbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Riverchase   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riverview   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Riverwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Rollingwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Rosedale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosedale Courts   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Roselawn   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Rosewood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Snow Terrace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Twin Manor   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
University   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
University Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
University Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Warrior Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [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 Rivermont. 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.

Ollie 'Downtown' Brown     (Ollie Lee Brown)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Friday February 11, 1944 and died in Buena Park (California) on Thursday April 16, 2015 at an age of 71.

Tuscaloosa [Map] is located Less than 2 miles to the south of Rivermont

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ollie 'Downtown' Brown<8>
George 'Mule' Suttles
  Negro League Baseball. He was born in Blockton Junc (Alabama) on Saturday March 31, 1900 and died in Newark (New Jersey) on Saturday July 9, 1966 at an age of 66. He was buried at Glendale Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey) [Map].

Blockton Junc [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Rivermont

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Mule' Suttles

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rivermont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2212, Longitude: -87.5586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rivermont 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 Rivermont 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 314.113 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.751 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.662 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rivermont could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>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:

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