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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 Robinson Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Robinson Springs and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Robinson Springs:
    • 32.511801, -86.376639
    • 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 Robinson Springs
  • 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 Robinson Springs ...

We have found one communities that share the name Robinson Springs.

Within Alabama, the name Robinson Springs is unique.

Beyond Alabama, there is another community also named Robinson Springs in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Mississippi
      • Madison County
      • This Robinson Springs is located in Madison County and lies 224 miles [360.5 km]<1> to the west of the Robinson Springs that is located in Elmore County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Robinson Springs.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Robinson Springs ...

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.

  • Cold Springs [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Springs
    • Cold Springs [Elmore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Robinson Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cold Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cold Springs
  • Five Points [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Elmore County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Robinson Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
  • Flatwood [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwood
    • Flatwood [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Robinson Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwood
  • Great Oaks [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Oaks
    • Great Oaks [Elmore County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Robinson Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Oaks
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    • Hunting Ridge [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunting Ridge
      • Hunting Ridge [Autauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunting Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunting Ridge
    • Kingswood [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingswood
      • Kingswood [Elmore County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingswood
    • Live Oaks [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oaks
      • Live Oaks [Autauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oaks
    • Open Acres [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Open Acres
      • Open Acres [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Open Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Open Acres
    • Overlook [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overlook
      • Overlook [Autauga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overlook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overlook
    • Pine Level [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Autauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Robinson Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
    • Prattville [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattville
      • Prattville [Autauga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Robinson Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattville<3>
    • Prattville Junction [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattville Junction
      • Prattville Junction [Elmore County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prattville Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattville Junction
    • Rose Hill [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Elmore County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Scenic Hills [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scenic Hills
      • Scenic Hills [Elmore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scenic Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scenic Hills
    • Stoney Point [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoney Point
      • Stoney Point [Autauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoney Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoney Point
    • Willowbrook [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowbrook
      • Willowbrook [Autauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Robinson Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowbrook

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 Robinson Springs. 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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    • James Anderson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at the age of 48. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Wetumpka is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Anderson<4>
    • Richard L. Blandon     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday September 16, 1934 and died in New York (New York) on Monday December 30, 1991 at the age of 57. He is buried at Calverton National Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Montgomery is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard L. Blandon<4>
    • George Addison Grant     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday January 6, 1903 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Tueday March 25, 1986 at the age of 83. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Autauga County, Alabama).
      • Montgomery is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Addison Grant<4>
    • Joe Sewell     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Titus (Alabama) on Sunday October 9, 1898 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday March 6, 1990 at the age of 91. He is buried at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama).
      • Titus is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Sewell<4>
    • Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton     (Musician)
    • Kevin Turner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Prattville (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1969 and died in Vestavia Hills (Alabama) on Thursday March 24, 2016 at the age of 46. He is buried at Prattville Memorial Gardens (Autauga County, Alabama).
      • Prattville is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kevin Turner<4>
    • Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler     (Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency (March 1841 - April 1841))
      • Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency (March 1841 - April 1841). She was born in New York (New York) on Friday June 14, 1816 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday December 29, 1889 at the age of 73. She is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Alabama).
      • Montgomery is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler<4>
    • William 'Lum' York     (Musician, comedian)
      • Musician, comedian. He was born in Elmore (Alabama) on Saturday November 16, 1918 and died in Baton Rouge (Louisiana) on Sunday August 15, 2004 at the age of 85. He is buried at Greenoaks Memorial Park (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana).
      • Elmore is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Robinson Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William 'Lum' York<4>

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

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

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    • Wetumpka, which is the Seat of Elmore County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Robinson Springs to Wetumpka, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 683 miles [1,099.2 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 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,581 miles [10,591.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,285 miles [11,724.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,163 miles [8,309 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robinson Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5118, Longitude: -86.3766       In this case, the coordinates for Robinson Springs 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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Robinson Springs 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 313.357 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.78 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.34 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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