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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 Saville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Saville and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Saville:
    • 31.877374, -86.331076
    • 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 Saville
  • 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 Saville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Saville.

Within Alabama, the name Saville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Perry County
      • This Saville is located in Perry County and lies 772 miles [1,242.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Saville that is located in Crenshaw County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Saville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saville ...

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.

  • Cherokee Village [Crenshaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Village
    • Cherokee Village [Crenshaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Saville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Village
  • Clearview [Crenshaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearview
    • Clearview [Crenshaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Saville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
  • Daisy [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
    • Daisy [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Saville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daisy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
  • Danielsville [Crenshaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danielsville
    • Danielsville [Crenshaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Saville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danielsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danielsville
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    • Flatwoods [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Lowndes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
    • Fullers Crossroads [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fullers Crossroads
      • Fullers Crossroads [Crenshaw County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fullers Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullers Crossroads
    • Grady [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<3>
    • Ivy Creek [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Creek
      • Ivy Creek [Crenshaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Creek
    • Kent [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Live Oak [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
      • Live Oak [Crenshaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oak
    • Magnolia Shores [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Shores
      • Magnolia Shores [Crenshaw County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Shores
    • Moodys Crossroads [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moodys Crossroads
      • Moodys Crossroads [Crenshaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moodys Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moodys Crossroads
    • Robinson Crossroads [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson Crossroads
      • Robinson Crossroads [Crenshaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Crossroads
    • Shady Grove [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Saville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove

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 Saville. 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Saville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Gamble<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Luverne, which is the Seat of Crenshaw County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Saville to Luverne, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,609 miles [10,636.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,310 miles [11,764.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,189 miles [8,350.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Crenshaw County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saville. 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 '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- Saville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8774, Longitude: -86.3311       In this case, the coordinates for Saville 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 Saville 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 313.286 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.609 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.452 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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