Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Albany) to Point B.
If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Albany. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Albany
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Albany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4909, Longitude: -89.0200 In this case, the coordinates for New Albany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).