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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 281 miles [452.2 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Judson 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 1,716 miles [2,761.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,472 miles [10,415.7 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 7,240 miles [11,651.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,286 miles [8,507 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Judson ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Judson.

While the name Judson is unique within Alberta, we know of another 23 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Chambers County

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

Florida

Levy County

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

Georgia

Catoosa County

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

Illinois

Kankakee County

Our profile page for Judson, Kankakee County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,319 miles [2,122.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Indiana

Howard County

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Distance: About 1,407 miles [2,264.3 km] to the East Southeast

Parke County

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Distance: About 1,398 miles [2,249.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Kansas

Sedgwick County

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

Smith County

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

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Kentucky

Garrard County

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Distance: About 1,598 miles [2,571.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Massachusetts

Bristol County

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Distance: About 2,033 miles [3,271.8 km] to the East

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Minnesota

Blue Earth County

Our profile page for Judson, Blue Earth County   [Map]
Distance: About 929 miles [1,495.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Missouri

Sullivan County

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Distance: About 1,125 miles [1,810.5 km] to the East Southeast

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

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

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Judson, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,962 miles [3,157.5 km] to the East Southeast

Swain County

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

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North Dakota

Morton County

Our profile page for Judson, Morton County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Ohio

Athens County

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

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Oklahoma

Blaine County

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

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South Carolina

Dillon County

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Distance: About 1,954 miles [3,144.7 km] to the East Southeast

Greenville County

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Distance: About 1,818 miles [2,925.8 km] to the East Southeast

Marion County

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

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Texas

Gregg County

Our profile page for Judson, Gregg County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,478 miles [2,378.6 km] to the Southeast

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West Virginia

Summers County

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Distance: About 1,758 miles [2,829.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Judson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5333, Longitude: -112.3500     [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 Judson 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 332.829 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.286 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.072 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 Judson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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