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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 266 miles [428.1 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Coaldale to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,727 miles [2,779.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,465 miles [10,404.4 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 7,233 miles [11,640.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,283 miles [8,502.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Coaldale ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Coaldale.

While the name Coaldale is unique within Alberta, we know of another 12 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,709 miles [2,750.4 km] to the East Southeast

Arkansas

Scott County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,374 miles [2,211.2 km] to the Southeast

Colorado

Fremont County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Fremont County   [Map]
Distance: About 854 miles [1,374.4 km] to the South Southeast

Kentucky

Clay County

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

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Nevada

Esmeralda County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Esmeralda County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 848 miles [1,364.7 km] to the South Southwest

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Ohio

Muskingum County

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

Perry County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Perry County
This community is historic.
Although located in Perry County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,789 miles [2,879.1 km] to the East

Centre County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Centre County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,760 miles [2,832.4 km] to the East

Dauphin County

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

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,864 miles [2,999.8 km] to the East

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West Virginia

Mercer County

Our profile page for Coaldale, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,765 miles [2,840.5 km] to the East Southeast

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The official website for Coaldale: www.town.coaldale.ab.ca/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Coaldale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coaldale) 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 Coaldale. 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 Coaldale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coaldale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7333, Longitude: -112.6167     [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 Coaldale 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 333.047 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.553 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.213 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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<8>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 Coaldale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Coaldale.



 
 
 

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