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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 Sanders Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sanders Hill 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 Sanders Hill:
    • 31.705436, -86.036340
    • 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 Sanders Hill
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sanders Hill ...

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.

  • Allred [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allred
    • Allred [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Sanders Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allred
  • Baltic [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltic
    • Baltic [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Sanders Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltic
  • College Park [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Sanders Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
  • Forest Circle [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Circle
    • Forest Circle [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Sanders Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Circle
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    • Good Hope [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Green Oaks [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Oaks
      • Green Oaks [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Oaks
    • Hallsville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallsville
      • Hallsville [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallsville
    • Heritage Ridge [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Ridge
      • Heritage Ridge [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Ridge
    • Little Oak [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Oak
      • Little Oak [Pike County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Oak
    • Meadow Grove [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Grove
      • Meadow Grove [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Grove
    • Mossy Grove [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossy Grove
      • Mossy Grove [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossy Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove
    • Mountainbrook [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainbrook
      • Mountainbrook [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainbrook
    • Pleasant Ridge [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Pike County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge
    • Social Town [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Town
      • Social Town [Crenshaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Sanders Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Social Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Town

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 Sanders Hill. 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 ...
    • Oscar Gamble     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ramer (Alabama) on Tueday December 20, 1949 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at the age of 68.
      • Ramer is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Sanders Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Gamble<3>
    • Herman Hodges     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Ozark (Alabama) on Sunday November 22, 1914 and died in San Marcos (California) on Thursday April 6, 2000 at the age of 85. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Ozark is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Sanders Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herman Hodges<3>

How Far From Sanders Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sanders Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Troy, which is the Seat of Pike County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 48 miles [77.2 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could walk a straight line from Sanders Hill to Montgomery, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 709 miles [1,141 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 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,605 miles [10,629.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,304 miles [11,754.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,184 miles [8,342.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sanders Hill. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sanders Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanders Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7054, Longitude: -86.0363       In this case, the coordinates for Sanders Hill 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Sanders Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.101 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.372 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.375 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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