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Ware, Alabama
(Elmore County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Wetumpka [Map], which is the Seat of Elmore County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Ware to Wetumpka, 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). The buggy would take four to five hours and walking would take most of a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 672 miles [1,081.5 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 6,570 miles [10,573.4 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 7,272 miles [11,703.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,151 miles [8,289.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Ware ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Ware.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Ware. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 10 communities in the United States and Canada - 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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Columbia County

Our profile page for Ware, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the West

British Columbia

Our profile page for Ware   [Map]
Distance: About 2,529 miles [4,070 km] to the Northwest


Union County

Our profile page for Ware, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the North Northwest


Pocahontas County

Our profile page for Ware, Pocahontas County   [Map]
Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Casey County

Our profile page for Ware, Casey County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Hampshire County

Our profile page for Ware, Hampshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km] to the Northeast

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Jefferson County

Our profile page for Ware, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Fergus County

Our profile page for Ware, Fergus County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,602 miles [2,578.2 km] to the Northwest

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Dallam County

Our profile page for Ware, Dallam County   [Map]
Distance: About 982 miles [1,580.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Ware, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,531 miles [2,463.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.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 beginning in Ware. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ware) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ware. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4565, Longitude: -86.0508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ware 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 Ware 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 313.161 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.545 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.225 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ware.