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Robinwood, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Robinwood 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 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 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 6,544 miles [10,531.5 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 7,254 miles [11,674.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,130 miles [8,255.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Robinwood ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Robinwood.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Robinwood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 13 communities in the United States - with 14 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama

Communities Outside of Alabama

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Pulaski County

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


Johnson County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the North Northwest


Vigo County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Vigo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Vigo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Robinwood, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the Southwest

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Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast

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Lawrence County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the Southwest

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Hamilton County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 965 miles [1,553 km] to the Northeast

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Clackamas County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,056 miles [3,308.8 km] to the Northwest

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Davis County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,471 miles [2,367.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Chesterfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the East Northeast

Danville City

Our profile page for Robinwood, Danville City   [Map]
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the East Northeast

Henrico County

Our profile page for Robinwood, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robinwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6151, Longitude: -86.7489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Robinwood 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 Robinwood 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 313.65 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.271 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.254 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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. 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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Robinwood.