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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Brewton [Map], which is the Seat of Escambia County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Robinsonville to Brewton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 112 miles [180.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,696 miles [10,776.2 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 7,396 miles [11,902.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,275 miles [8,489.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Robinsonville ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Robinsonville.

While the name Robinsonville is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Alabama

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Robinsonville, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the Northeast

Massachusetts

Bristol County

Our profile page for Robinsonville, Bristol County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km] to the Northeast

Mississippi

Tunica County

Our profile page for Robinsonville, Tunica County   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the North Northwest

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Robinsonville   [Map]
Distance: About 1,578 miles [2,539.5 km] to the Northeast

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Oregon

Grant County

Our profile page for Robinsonville, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,919 miles [3,088.3 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Robinsonville, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 791 miles [1,273 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robinsonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0613, Longitude: -87.4383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Robinsonville 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 Robinsonville 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.871 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.175 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.031 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Robinsonville.