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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 173 miles [278.4 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Montgomery to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,789 miles [2,879.1 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,413 miles [10,320.7 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 7,180 miles [11,555.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,253 miles [8,453.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Montgomery ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Montgomery.

While the name Montgomery is unique within Alberta, we know of another 36 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,912 miles [3,077.1 km] to the East Southeast

California

Mendocino County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Mendocino County   [Map]
Distance: About 930 miles [1,496.7 km] to the South Southwest

Colorado

Park County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Park County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Park County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,289 miles [3,683.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,129 miles [3,426.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Kendall County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Kendall County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,378 miles [2,217.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Indiana

Davies's County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Davies's County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,565 miles [2,518.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Iowa

Dickinson County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Dickinson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Kansas

Dickinson County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montgomery, 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 .

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Kentucky

Caldwell County

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

Knott County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Knott County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,788 miles [2,877.5 km] to the East Southeast

Trigg County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Trigg County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,623 miles [2,612 km] to the East Southeast

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Louisiana

Grant Parish

Our profile page for Montgomery, Grant Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,721 miles [2,769.7 km] to the Southeast

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Massachusetts

Hampden County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Hampden County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,024 miles [3,257.3 km] to the East

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Michigan

Hillsdale County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Hillsdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,524 miles [2,452.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Minnesota

Le Sueur County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Le Sueur County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,054 miles [1,696.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Mississippi

Holmes County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Holmes County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,715 miles [2,760 km] to the Southeast

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,804 miles [2,903.3 km] to the Southeast

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Missouri

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montgomery, 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 .

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Nevada

Nye County

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

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New Jersey

Somerset County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,005 miles [3,226.7 km] to the East

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New York

Orange County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,987 miles [3,197.8 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montgomery, 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 .

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Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,649 miles [2,653.8 km] to the East Southeast

Pickaway County

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

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Pennsylvania

Lycoming County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Lycoming County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,865 miles [3,001.4 km] to the East

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South Carolina

Richland County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,019 miles [3,249.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

Decatur County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,678 miles [2,700.5 km] to the East Southeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Morgan County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,783 miles [2,869.5 km] to the East Southeast

Scott County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,782 miles [2,867.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Texas

Montgomery County

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

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Vermont

Franklin County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km] to the East

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Virginia

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,909 miles [3,072.2 km] to the East Southeast

Washington County

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

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West Virginia

Fayette County

Our profile page for Montgomery, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,821 miles [2,930.6 km] to the East 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 from Montgomery. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montgomery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montgomery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0667, Longitude: -114.1667     [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 Montgomery 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 334.326 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 335.124 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 322.017 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 Montgomery, 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 Montgomery.



 
 
 

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