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Timberlane, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Timberlane.

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the Seat of Montgomery County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Timberlane to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 680 miles [1,094.4 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 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,578 miles [10,586.3 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 7,280 miles [11,716 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,158 miles [8,301 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Timberlane ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Timberlane.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Timberlane. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 9 communities in the United States - with 10 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Alabama

Communities outside of Alabama


Communities Outside of Alabama

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the Southeast

Illinois

Boone County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the North

Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 453 miles [729 km] to the West

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the West Southwest

Jefferson Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, Jefferson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the Southwest

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Mississippi

Warren County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the West

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Oklahoma

Pawnee County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Pawnee County   [Map]
Distance: About 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the West Northwest

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South Carolina

Pickens County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 265 miles [426.5 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Timberlane, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,144 miles [3,450.4 km] to the Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Timberlane ...

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.

Arrowhead   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Timberlane   [Map]
Cooks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Foxchase   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Foxwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Foxwood Trace   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Freeport   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Halcyon   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Landmarks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
London   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Merry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Perry's Mill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pike Road   -   5 miles [8 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 Timberlane. 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.

James Anderson
  Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at an age of 48. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Wetumpka [Map] is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Timberlane

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Anderson<7>
 
George Washington Carver
  Scientist, inventor. He was born in Diamond (Missouri) on Tueday July 12, 1864 and died in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday January 5, 1943 at an age of 78.

Tuskegee [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Timberlane

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Carver
 
Oscar Gamble
  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 an age of 68.

Ramer [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Timberlane

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Gamble
 
Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler
  Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency. She was born in New York (New York) on Friday June 14, 1816 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday December 29, 1889 at an age of 73. She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Alabama) [Map].

Montgomery [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Timberlane

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Montgomery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timberlane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3413, Longitude: -86.1077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timberlane 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 Timberlane 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 313.187 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.559 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.271 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Timberlane.



 
 
 

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