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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 149 miles [239.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Cherry Grove 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 9 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 1,629 miles [2,621.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 93 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,132 miles [9,868.5 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 6,900 miles [11,104.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,969 miles [7,996.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cherry Grove ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Cherry Grove.

While the name Cherry Grove is unique within Alberta, we know of another 22 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 Cherry Grove, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,735 miles [2,792.2 km] to the Southeast

Arkansas

Grant County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Grant County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,630 miles [2,623.2 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Gwinnett County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Gwinnett County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Indiana

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km] to the Southeast

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Kentucky

Grant County

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Distance: About 1,613 miles [2,595.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Louisiana

Allen Parish

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Distance: About 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the Southeast

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Maryland

Prince George's County

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Distance: About 1,873 miles [3,014.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Minnesota

Fillmore County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Fillmore County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,091 miles [1,755.8 km] to the Southeast

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New York

Suffolk County

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Distance: About 1,936 miles [3,115.7 km] to the East Southeast

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North Carolina

Caswell County

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Distance: About 1,913 miles [3,078.7 km] to the East Southeast

Columbus County

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Distance: About 2,042 miles [3,286.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Ohio

Clermont County

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Distance: About 1,596 miles [2,568.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Cherry Grove   [Map]
Distance: About 1,509 miles [2,428.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Oregon

Washington County

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Distance: About 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the Southwest

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Pennsylvania

Huntingdon County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Huntingdon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,762 miles [2,835.7 km] to the East Southeast

Warren County

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Distance: About 1,655 miles [2,663.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

Benton County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,641 miles [2,640.9 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Rockingham County

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Distance: About 1,816 miles [2,922.6 km] to the East Southeast

Suffolk City

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Distance: About 1,991 miles [3,204.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the Southwest

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West Virginia

Pendleton County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Pendleton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,790 miles [2,880.7 km] to the East Southeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Cherry Grove, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,713 miles [2,756.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cherry Grove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Cherry Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cherry Grove) 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 Cherry Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cherry Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherry Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3600, Longitude: -110.0840     [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 Cherry Grove 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 331.066 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 331.717 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 318.711 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cherry Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Cherry Grove.



 
 
 

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