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Woodfield, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Opelika [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Woodfield to Montgomery, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,540 miles [10,525.1 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 7,241 miles [11,653.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,120 miles [8,239.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodfield ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Woodfield.

While the name Woodfield is unique within Alabama, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

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Kent County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the Northeast


Clayton County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 96 miles [154.5 km] to the Northeast

Newton County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the Northeast

Troup County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast

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Our profile page for Woodfield
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Harford County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 696 miles [1,120.1 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the Northeast

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Orange County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the East Northeast

Wilson County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Woodfield   [Map]
Distance: About 1,517 miles [2,441.4 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Richland County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the East Northeast

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Woodfield, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodfield ...

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.

Cedar Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North of Woodfield   [Map]
Cloverleaf   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Forestdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Glen Haven   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Granite Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Oak Hollow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pickwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Sand Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Stonegate   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Tanglewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Twin Creeks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Village Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [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 Woodfield. 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.

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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Woodfield

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Carver<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5882, Longitude: -85.4874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodfield 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 Woodfield 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 312.839 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.191 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.98 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:

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