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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 Rose Park, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rose Park 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 Rose Park:
    • 34.860364, -87.671972
    • 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 Rose Park
  • 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 Rose Park ...

We have found three communities that share the name Rose Park.

Within Alabama, the name Rose Park is unique.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Rose Park is located in Los Angeles County and lies 1,733 miles [2,789 km]<1> to the west of the Rose Park that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Rose Park.
    • Ohio
      • Trumbull County
      • This Rose Park is located in Trumbull County and lies 569 miles [915.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rose Park that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trumbull County community of Rose Park.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Rose Park is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,379 miles [2,219.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rose Park that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Rose Park.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rose Park ...

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.

  • Cypress Creek [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Creek
    • Cypress Creek [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Rose Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Creek
  • Cypress Forest [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Forest
    • Cypress Forest [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rose Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Forest
  • Cypress Heights [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Heights
    • Cypress Heights [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rose Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Heights
  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Rose Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<3>
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    • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Indian Springs [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs
      • Indian Springs [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs
    • Lockland [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockland
      • Lockland [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockland
    • Lovelace Crossroads [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovelace Crossroads
      • Lovelace Crossroads [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovelace Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovelace Crossroads
    • Mansion View [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansion View
      • Mansion View [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansion View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansion View
    • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mars Hill
      • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
    • Petersville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersville
      • Petersville [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersville
    • Stoney Point [Lauderdale County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoney Point
      • Stoney Point [Lauderdale County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Rose Park
      • 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.
    • Terrace View [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace View
      • Terrace View [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace View
    • Three Forks [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Forks
      • Three Forks [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Forks
    • Twin Brooks [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Brooks
      • Twin Brooks [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Brooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Brooks
    • Twin Oaks [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Oaks
      • Twin Oaks [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Oaks
    • Village Pines [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Pines
      • Village Pines [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Pines
    • Woodlawn [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Rose Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Rose Park. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Kandi Barbour     (Actress, model)
      • Actress, model. She was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Sunday February 15, 1959 and died in San Francisco (California) on Wednesday January 18, 2012 at the age of 52. She is buried at Tulocay Cemetery (Napa County, California).
      • Russellville is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Rose Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kandi Barbour<4>
    • W.C. Handy     (Musician, composer)
      • Musician, composer. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Sunday November 16, 1873 and died in New York (New York) on Friday March 28, 1958 at the age of 84. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Florence is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Rose Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: W.C. Handy<4>
    • William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick     (Professional bowler)
      • Professional bowler. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Friday July 25, 1941 and died in Bradenton (Florida) on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the age of 72.
      • Florence is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Rose Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick<4>
    • Helen Keller     (Activist)
      • Activist. She was born in Tuscumbia (Alabama) on Sunday June 27, 1880 and died in Easton (Connecticut) on Saturday June 1, 1968 at the age of 88.
      • Tuscumbia is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Rose Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen Keller<4>
    • Anderson Lawler     (Actor, producer)
      • Actor, producer. He was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Monday May 5, 1902 and died in New York (New York) on Monday April 6, 1959 at the age of 56. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery (Lynchburg City, Virginia).
      • Russellville is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Rose Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anderson Lawler<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Florence, which is the Seat of Lauderdale County and lies just to the South.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 188 miles [302.6 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Rose Park to Montgomery, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 649 miles [1,044.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,523 miles [10,497.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,239 miles [11,650 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,114 miles [8,230.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rose Park. 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 from Point A (ie- Rose Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rose Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8604, Longitude: -87.6720       In this case, the coordinates for Rose Park 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 Rose Park 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 314.285 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.176 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.365 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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