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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Ardmore 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 Ardmore to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Ardmore to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,644 miles [2,645.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 65 days and walking would take 94 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,142 miles [9,884.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,909 miles [11,119 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,981 miles [8,016.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Ardmore ...

We have found 15 communities that share the name Ardmore.

While the name Ardmore is unique within Alberta, we know of another 15 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Limestone County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,753 miles [2,821.2 km] to the Southeast

British Columbia

Our profile page for Ardmore   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the West Southwest

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Los Angeles County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Los Angeles County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Georgia

Effingham County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Effingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,068 miles [3,328.1 km] to the Southeast

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Indiana

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Saint Joseph County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,405 miles [2,261.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Maryland

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Missouri

Macon County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,312 miles [2,111.5 km] to the Southeast

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North Carolina

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,910 miles [3,073.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Oklahoma

Carter County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Carter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,533 miles [2,467.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Pennsylvania

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 1,896 miles [3,051.3 km] to the East Southeast

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Charleston County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Charleston County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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South Dakota

Fall River County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Fall River County   [Map]
Distance: About 839 miles [1,350.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Tennessee

Giles County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Giles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,751 miles [2,818 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Fairfax City

Our profile page for Ardmore, Fairfax City   [Map]
Distance: About 1,875 miles [3,017.5 km] to the East Southeast

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Ardmore, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,855 miles [2,985.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ardmore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ardmore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ardmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3330, Longitude: -110.4808     [Map].

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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 Ardmore 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 331.384 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 332.073 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 318.982 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ardmore.



 
 
 

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