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Ware, Alabama
(Jefferson 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, Almanacs & Directories 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:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 83 miles [133.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Ware 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 5 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 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,559 miles [10,555.7 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 7,267 miles [11,695.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,144 miles [8,278.5 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 358 miles [576.1 km] to the West

British Columbia

Our profile page for Ware   [Map]
Distance: About 2,446 miles [3,936.5 km] to the Northwest


Union County

Our profile page for Ware, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the North Northwest


Pocahontas County

Our profile page for Ware, Pocahontas County   [Map]
Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the North Northwest

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Casey County

Our profile page for Ware, Casey County   [Map]
Distance: About 286 miles [460.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Hampshire County

Our profile page for Ware, Hampshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,002 miles [1,612.6 km] to the Northeast

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Jefferson County

Our profile page for Ware, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 391 miles [629.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Fergus County

Our profile page for Ware, Fergus County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,519 miles [2,444.6 km] to the Northwest

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Dallam County

Our profile page for Ware, Dallam County   [Map]
Distance: About 915 miles [1,472.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Ware, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,456 miles [2,343.2 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 Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 that starts in Ware. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 33.4357, Longitude: -86.8858     [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 313.721 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.328 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.348 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ware.