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Timberlane, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Timberlane 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 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:

  • Tuscaloosa [Map], which is the Seat of Tuscaloosa County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Timberlane to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 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 7,307 miles [11,759.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,184 miles [8,342.8 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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Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the Southeast


Boone County

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


Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the West

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the Southwest

Jefferson Parish

Our profile page for Timberlane, Jefferson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the Southwest

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Warren County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Pawnee County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Pawnee County   [Map]
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Pickens County

Our profile page for Timberlane, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the East Northeast

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King County

Our profile page for Timberlane, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,045 miles [3,291.1 km] to the Northwest

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The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Timberlane. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 33.1648, Longitude: -87.5117     [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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 314.081 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.706 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.655 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Timberlane.