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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Lamont to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,733 miles [2,789 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, 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 6,221 miles [10,011.7 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 6,987 miles [11,244.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,072 miles [8,162.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lamont ...

We have found 29 communities that share the name Lamont.

While the name Lamont is unique within Alberta, we know of another 29 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Butler County

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

Marshall County

Our profile page for Lamont, Marshall County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,844 miles [2,967.6 km] to the Southeast

Alaska

Our profile page for Lamont   [Map]
Distance: About 1,915 miles [3,081.9 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Grant County

Our profile page for Lamont, Grant County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,684 miles [2,710.1 km] to the Southeast

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California

Kern County

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Distance: About 1,310 miles [2,108.2 km] to the South Southwest

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Florida

Hillsborough County

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Distance: About 2,346 miles [3,775.5 km] to the Southeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lamont, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,163 miles [3,481 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Lamar County

Our profile page for Lamont, Lamar County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,004 miles [3,225.1 km] to the Southeast

Monroe County

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

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Idaho

Fremont County

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Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the South

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Iowa

Buchanan County

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Distance: About 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Kansas

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Lamont, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,339 miles [2,154.9 km] to the Southeast

Montgomery County

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

Sedgwick County

Our profile page for Lamont, 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 .

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Kentucky

McCracken County

Our profile page for Lamont, McCracken County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,621 miles [2,608.7 km] to the Southeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Lamont, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,798 miles [2,893.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Michigan

Ottawa County

Our profile page for Lamont, Ottawa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,425 miles [2,293.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Mississippi

Bolivar County

Our profile page for Lamont, Bolivar County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,752 miles [2,819.6 km] to the Southeast

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Nebraska

Dundy County

Our profile page for Lamont, Dundy County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,057 miles [1,701.1 km] to the South Southeast

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New York

Wyoming County

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Distance: About 1,749 miles [2,814.7 km] to the East Southeast

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North Carolina

Guilford County

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

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Oklahoma

Grant County

Our profile page for Lamont, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,384 miles [2,227.3 km] to the Southeast

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Pennsylvania

Elk County

Our profile page for Lamont, Elk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,764 miles [2,838.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

Robertson County

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Distance: About 1,714 miles [2,758.4 km] to the Southeast

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Texas

Polk County

Our profile page for Lamont, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,825 miles [2,937.1 km] to the Southeast

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Washington

Whitman County

Our profile page for Lamont, Whitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 504 miles [811.1 km] to the South Southwest

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West Virginia

Marshall County

Our profile page for Lamont, 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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Wisconsin

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Lamont, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,287 miles [2,071.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Wyoming

Carbon County

Our profile page for Lamont, Carbon County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 832 miles [1,339 km] to the South Southeast

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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 'straight-line' distance starting from Lamont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lamont) 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 Lamont. 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 Lamont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7500, Longitude: -112.7833     [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 Lamont 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 333.241 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 334.114 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.643 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 Lamont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lamont.



 
 
 

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