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Wooded Acres, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Elba [Map], which is the Seat of Coffee County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wooded Acres to Elba, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 74 miles [119.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 720 miles [1,158.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,614 miles [10,644.2 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 7,311 miles [11,765.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,192 miles [8,355.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wooded Acres ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Wooded Acres.

While the name Wooded Acres is unique within Alabama, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alabama


Sussex County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the Northeast


Frederick County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the Northeast


Knox County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the North Northeast


Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,578 miles [2,539.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Prince William County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the Northeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Wooded Acres ...

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.

Enterprise   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Wooded Acres   [Map]
Forest Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Foxhill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Griffin Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Heritage Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Honeysuckle Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Lakes   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Indigo   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Olivers Lake   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Regency Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Shell Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Singing Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Valley Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Willow Bend   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wooded Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3341, Longitude: -85.8424     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wooded Acres 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 Wooded Acres 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 312.961 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.159 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.377 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wooded Acres.