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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stage Coach Woods.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Stage Coach Woods 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 Stage Coach Woods to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stage Coach Woods to:

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Stage Coach Woods to Mobile, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 140 miles [225.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). 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 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,725 miles [10,822.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,427 miles [11,952.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,306 miles [8,539.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stage Coach Woods ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Axis   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Stage Coach Woods   [Map]
Bucks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Celeste   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Gulfcrest   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Happy Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Hatters   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Island Landing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Pines   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Malcolm   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rice Creek Landing   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Sand Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Saraland   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Williams Heights   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]

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 Stage Coach Woods. 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.

Thomas Cooper De Leon
  Author. He was born in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday May 21, 1839 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Thursday March 19, 1914 at an age of 74. He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Cooper De Leon<7>
 
John Lewis Dodge, Jr.
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Bolivar (Tennessee) on Monday June 19, 1916 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday June 19, 1916 at an age of 0. He was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Lewis Dodge, Jr.
 
Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath
  Professional football. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Friday January 1, 1965 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 27, 2010 at an age of 45.

Mobile [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath
 
Wilmer David 'Vinegar Bend' Mizell
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Vinegar Bend (Alabama) on Wednesday August 13, 1930 and died in Kerrville (Texas) on Sunday February 21, 1999 at an age of 68.

Vinegar Bend [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wilmer David 'Vinegar Bend' Mizell
 
Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe
  Negro League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday July 7, 1902 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday August 11, 2005 at an age of 103. He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe
 
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  Author. She was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday May 8, 1835 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Sunday May 9, 1909 at an age of 74. She was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Stage Coach Woods

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Stage Coach Woods. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stage Coach Woods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stage Coach Woods. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0182, Longitude: -88.0806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stage Coach Woods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Stage Coach Woods to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.246 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.605 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.284 degrees.

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<7>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.

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