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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Coleman to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Coleman to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 273 miles [439.4 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Coleman 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 1,811 miles [2,914.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 103 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,508 miles [10,473.6 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 7,275 miles [11,708 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,340 miles [8,593.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Coleman ...

We have found 31 communities that share the name Coleman.

While the name Coleman is unique within Alberta, we know of another 31 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Crenshaw County

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

Perry County

Our profile page for Coleman, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,815 miles [2,921 km] to the East Southeast

Arkansas

Drew County

Our profile page for Coleman, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,592 miles [2,562.1 km] to the Southeast

California

Nevada County

Our profile page for Coleman, Nevada County   [Map]
Distance: About 789 miles [1,269.8 km] to the South Southwest

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Florida

Sumter County

Our profile page for Coleman, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,223 miles [3,577.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Randolph County

Our profile page for Coleman, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,963 miles [3,159.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Idaho

Bonner County

Our profile page for Coleman, Bonner County   [Map]
Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the Southwest

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Illinois

Kane County

Our profile page for Coleman, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,358 miles [2,185.5 km] to the East Southeast

Sangamon County

Our profile page for Coleman, Sangamon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,386 miles [2,230.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Kansas

Sedgwick County

Our profile page for Coleman, Sedgwick County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,170 miles [1,882.9 km] to the Southeast

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Kentucky

Pike County

Our profile page for Coleman, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,802 miles [2,900 km] to the East Southeast

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Louisiana

Madison Parish

Our profile page for Coleman, Madison Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,694 miles [2,726.2 km] to the Southeast

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Maryland

Kent County

Our profile page for Coleman, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,995 miles [3,210.6 km] to the East

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Michigan

Menominee County

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

Midland County

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Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the East

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Mississippi

Marshall County

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

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Missouri

Cass County

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Distance: About 1,240 miles [1,995.6 km] to the East Southeast

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New Mexico

Colfax County

Our profile page for Coleman, Colfax County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Colfax County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Grant County

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

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North Carolina

McDowell County

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Distance: About 1,879 miles [3,024 km] to the East Southeast

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Ohio

Columbiana County

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Distance: About 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Johnston County

Our profile page for Coleman, Johnston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,402 miles [2,256.3 km] to the Southeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Coleman   [Map]
Distance: About 1,584 miles [2,549.2 km] to the East

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

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

Jefferson County

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

Somerset County

Our profile page for Coleman, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,840 miles [2,961.2 km] to the East

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Coleman   [Map]
Distance: About 2,282 miles [3,672.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Coleman County

Our profile page for Coleman, Coleman County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,454 miles [2,340 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Bedford County

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

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West Virginia

Wayne County

Our profile page for Coleman, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,761 miles [2,834.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Wisconsin

Marinette County

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Distance: About 1,270 miles [2,043.9 km] to the East

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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 in Coleman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coleman) 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 Coleman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coleman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coleman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6365, Longitude: -114.4954     [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 Coleman 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 334.552 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 335.27 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 322.437 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 Coleman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Coleman.



 
 
 

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