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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 Seminole, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Seminole 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 Seminole:
    • 30.515195, -87.473869
    • 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 Seminole
  • 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 Seminole ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Seminole.

Within Alabama, the name Seminole is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • Although located in Hillsborough County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Seminole.
      • Okaloosa County
      • This Seminole is located in Okaloosa County and lies 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> to the east of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Okaloosa County community of Seminole.
      • Pinellas County
      • This Seminole is located in Pinellas County and lies 337 miles [542.3 km] to the east southeast of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pinellas County community of Seminole.
    • North Carolina
      • Harnett County
      • This Seminole is located in Harnett County and lies 594 miles [956 km]<1> to the northeast of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harnett County community of Seminole.
    • Oklahoma
      • Seminole County
      • This Seminole is located in Seminole County and lies 623 miles [1,002.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seminole County community of Seminole.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Armstrong County
      • This Seminole is located in Armstrong County and lies 851 miles [1,369.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Armstrong County community of Seminole.
    • South Carolina
      • Hampton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Seminole [Hampton County].
    • Texas
      • Gaines County
      • This Seminole is located in Gaines County and lies 904 miles [1,454.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gaines County community of Seminole.
    • West Virginia
      • Harrison County
      • This Seminole is located in Harrison County and lies 733 miles [1,179.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Seminole.
      • Summers County
      • This Seminole is located in Summers County and lies 616 miles [991.4 km] to the northeast of the Seminole that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Summers County community of Seminole.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Seminole ...

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.

  • Cottage Hill [Escambia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Hill
    • Cottage Hill [Escambia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Seminole
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
  • Farm Hill [Escambia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farm Hill
    • Farm Hill [Escambia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Seminole
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farm Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farm Hill
  • Haven Park [Escambia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haven Park
    • Haven Park [Escambia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Seminole
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haven Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haven Park
  • John B Cazenave Grant [Escambia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John B Cazenave Grant
    • John B Cazenave Grant [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Seminole
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John B Cazenave Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John B Cazenave Grant
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    • Joseph Cruzat Grant [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph Cruzat Grant
      • Joseph Cruzat Grant [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph Cruzat Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph Cruzat Grant
    • Joseph Cruzat and Francisco De Viller Grant [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph Cruzat and Francisco De Viller Grant
      • Joseph Cruzat and Francisco De Viller Grant [Escambia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph Cruzat and Francisco De Viller Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph Cruzat and Francisco De Viller Grant
    • Josepha Pol Grant [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Josepha Pol Grant
      • Josepha Pol Grant [Escambia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Josepha Pol Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Josepha Pol Grant
    • Josephine [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Josephine
      • Josephine [Baldwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Josephine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Josephine
    • Lees Ferry [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lees Ferry
      • Lees Ferry [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lees Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lees Ferry
    • Manuel Gonzales Grant [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manuel Gonzales Grant
      • Manuel Gonzales Grant [Escambia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manuel Gonzales Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manuel Gonzales Grant
    • Olive [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive
      • Olive [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive
    • Paradise Beach [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Beach
      • Paradise Beach [Escambia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Beach
    • Pleasant Grove [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Sand Cut [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Cut
      • Sand Cut [Escambia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Cut have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Cut
    • Summerdale [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerdale
      • Summerdale [Baldwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerdale<4>
    • Swift [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swift
      • Swift [Baldwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Seminole
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swift have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swift

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 Seminole. 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 ...
    • William Lamar 'Billy' Lothridge     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Cleveland (Georgia) on Thursday January 1, 1942 and died in Pensacola (Florida) on Friday February 23, 1996 at the age of 54.
      • Pensacola is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Seminole.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Lamar 'Billy' Lothridge<5>
    • Max Cullen Macon     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pensacola (Florida) on Thursday October 14, 1915 and died in Jupiter (Florida) on Saturday August 5, 1989 at the age of 73. He is buried at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
      • Pensacola is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Seminole.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Max Cullen Macon<5>
    • Gia Maione     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Roebling (New Jersey) on Tueday May 20, 1941 and died in Pensacola (Florida) on Monday September 23, 2013 at the age of 72. She is buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • Pensacola is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Seminole.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gia Maione<5>
    • Eddie 'The Brat' Stanky     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday September 3, 1915 and died in Fairhope (Alabama) on Sunday June 6, 1999 at the age of 83. He is buried at Catholic Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Fairhope is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Seminole.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eddie 'The Brat' Stanky<5>
    • Milton 'Milt' Stock     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday July 11, 1893 and died in Montrose (Alabama) on Saturday July 16, 1977 at the age of 84. He is buried at Catholic Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Montrose is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Seminole.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milton 'Milt' Stock<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bay Minette, which is the Seat of Baldwin County and lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Seminole to Bay Minette, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 146 miles [235 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 827 miles [1,330.9 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,723 miles [10,819.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,422 miles [11,944.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,302 miles [8,532.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seminole) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seminole. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seminole

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seminole. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5152, Longitude: -87.4739       In this case, the coordinates for Seminole have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Seminole could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Seminole to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.842 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.067 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.142 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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