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Carcajou, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Although we found mention of Carcajou during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




When we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

While we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page that is specific to Carcajou, there are communities in the surrounding area that have Tourism pages that may be of help. The following map should help you find find those communities communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages Near Carcajou   ...

The red map marker shows the location of Carcajou. In this case, we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page for Carcajou.

Clicking on a blue marker will open the TripAdvisor Tourism page for that community. The Tourism page will open in a new browser window.

An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map. As above, clicking on a marker will open the selected Tourism page in a new window. Clicking on the community's name will cause a jump to the Tourism map for that community.

 

  Carcajou



  High Level  
  La Crete  
  Keg River  
 
 

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Carcajou - within 50 miles [80.5 km].

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 3 communities listed.

For each community, we give:

  • The approximate distance and direction from Carcajou
  • If we know it, we give the population of the community
  • A link to the TripAdvisor Tourism page. The TripAdvisor page will open in a new browser window
  • A link that will jump to our map for the community's map of Tourism pages

High Level

50 miles [80.5 km]<2> to the North (N) of Carcajou

Population: 3,641

TripAdvisor Tourism page for High Level

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  High Level

Keg River

28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of Carcajou

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Keg River

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Keg River

La Crete

38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carcajou

Population: 2,408

TripAdvisor Tourism page for La Crete

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  La Crete

 

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Carcajou and then turned east". While Carcajou could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Carcajou as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Carcajou could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . 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.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alberta community named Carcajou.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Carcajou. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carcajou) 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 Carcajou. 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 Carcajou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carcajou. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7833, Longitude: -117.1000     [Map].

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