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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 Sessions, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sessions 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 Sessions:
    • 32.930124, -85.746625
    • 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 Sessions
  • 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 Sessions ...

We have found one communities that share the name Sessions.

Within Alabama, the name Sessions is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Mississippi
      • Coahoma County
      • This Sessions is located in Coahoma County and lies 297 miles [478 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sessions that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sessions
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coahoma County community of Sessions.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sessions ...

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.

  • Cowpens [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowpens
    • Cowpens [Tallapoosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Sessions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowpens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowpens
  • Eagle Creek [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Creek
    • Eagle Creek [Tallapoosa County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Sessions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Creek
  • Everglade [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everglade
    • Everglade [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Sessions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everglade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everglade
  • Germany Ferry [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germany Ferry
    • Germany Ferry [Tallapoosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Sessions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germany Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germany Ferry
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    • Griffin Ferry [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin Ferry
      • Griffin Ferry [Tallapoosa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griffin Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin Ferry
    • Hamlet [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
      • Hamlet [Tallapoosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Harmony [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Tallapoosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Matilda [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matilda
      • Matilda [Tallapoosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matilda
    • Matilda Ferry [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matilda Ferry
      • Matilda Ferry [Tallapoosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matilda Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matilda Ferry
    • New Site [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Site
      • New Site [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Sessions
      • Estimated population in 2019: 760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Site
    • Persons Bridge [Tallapoosa County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Persons Bridge
      • Persons Bridge [Tallapoosa County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Persons Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Piney Point [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Point
      • Piney Point [Tallapoosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Point
    • Slaughters [Tallapoosa County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slaughters
      • Slaughters [Tallapoosa County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Sessions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slaughters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Sessions. 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 ...
    • Joe Louis     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in LaFayette (Alabama) on Wednesday May 13, 1914 and died in Paradise (Nevada) on Sunday April 12, 1981 at the age of 66. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • LaFayette is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Sessions.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Louis<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Dadeville, which is the Seat of Tallapoosa County and lies just to the South.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Sessions 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 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,535 miles [10,517.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,238 miles [11,648.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,116 miles [8,233.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sessions. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sessions) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sessions. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9301, Longitude: -85.7466       In this case, the coordinates for Sessions 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 Sessions 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 313.012 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.438 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.006 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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