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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 Salem Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Salem Corner 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 Salem Corner:
    • 34.700924, -86.878337
    • 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 Salem Corner
  • 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 Salem Corner ...

We have found one communities that share the name Salem Corner.

Within Alabama, the name Salem Corner is unique.

Beyond Alabama, there is another community also named Salem Corner in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Onondaga County
      • This Salem Corner is located in Onondaga County and lies 817 miles [1,314.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Salem Corner that is located in Limestone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Salem Corner.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Salem Corner ...

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.

  • Bonnie Doone [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonnie Doone
    • Bonnie Doone [Limestone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonnie Doone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonnie Doone
  • Cloverleaf [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverleaf
    • Cloverleaf [Limestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverleaf
  • Cottonwood [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood [Limestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
  • French Mill [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Mill
    • French Mill [Limestone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Salem Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Mill
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    • Harris Station [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Station
      • Harris Station [Limestone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Salem Corner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Station
    • Holland Place [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland Place
      • Holland Place [Limestone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland Place
    • Indian Trace [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Trace
      • Indian Trace [Limestone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trace
    • Jones Crossroads [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossroads
      • Jones Crossroads [Limestone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
    • Maplewood [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Mayflower [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayflower
      • Mayflower [Limestone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayflower
    • Rolling Woods [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Woods
      • Rolling Woods [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Woods
    • Sweetwater [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater [Limestone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Tanner [Limestone County]
    • Tanner Crossroads [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanner Crossroads
      • Tanner Crossroads [Limestone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanner Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanner Crossroads
    • Yorkshire [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkshire
      • Yorkshire [Limestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Salem Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire

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 Salem Corner. 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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    • Tallulah Bankhead     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Friday January 31, 1902 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday December 12, 1968 at the age of 66.
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tallulah Bankhead<4>
    • Anne Bradshaw Clopton     (Artist)
      • Artist. She was born in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Monday July 22, 1878 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Saturday February 4, 1956 at the age of 77. She is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anne Bradshaw Clopton<4>
    • Norman Glen 'Norm' Ezell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Chelsea (Alabama) on Tueday October 7, 1941 and died in Lodi (California) on Saturday May 8, 2010 at the age of 68.
      • Chelsea is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Norman Glen 'Norm' Ezell<4>
    • Don Mincher     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Friday June 24, 1938 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Sunday March 4, 2012 at the age of 73. He is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Mincher<4>
    • Billy Neighbors     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Sunday February 4, 1940 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Monday April 30, 2012 at the age of 72. He is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Neighbors<4>
    • Jesse Owens     (Olympic Gold Medalist, civil rights activist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist, civil rights activist. He was born in Danville (Alabama) on Friday September 12, 1913 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Saturday May 31, 1980 at the age of 66. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Danville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Owens<4>
    • Truett Banks 'Rip' Sewell     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Decatur (Alabama) on Saturday May 11, 1907 and died in Plant City (Florida) on Sunday September 3, 1989 at the age of 82. He is buried at Oaklawn Cemetery (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Decatur is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Truett Banks 'Rip' Sewell<4>
    • Harry Rhett Townes     (Actor, Episcopal priest)
      • Actor, Episcopal priest. He was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Friday September 18, 1914 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Wednesday May 23, 2001 at the age of 86. He is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Rhett Townes<4>
    • Maria Howard Weeden     (Artist, author)
      • Artist, author. She was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Monday July 6, 1846 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Wednesday April 12, 1905 at the age of 58. She is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maria Howard Weeden<4>
    • Jessup Joseph Whitehead     (Author, chef)
      • Author, chef. He was born in London (England) on Thursday August 1, 1833 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Sunday May 12, 1889 at the age of 55. He is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama).
      • Huntsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Salem Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jessup Joseph Whitehead<4>

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

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

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    • Athens, which is the Seat of Limestone County and lies just to the Northwest.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 163 miles [262.3 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Salem Corner to Montgomery, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 616 miles [991.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,498 miles [10,457.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,212 miles [11,606.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,087 miles [8,186.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 from Point A (ie- Salem Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salem Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7009, Longitude: -86.8783       In this case, the coordinates for Salem Corner 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 Salem Corner 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 313.79 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.582 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.069 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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