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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 201 miles [323.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Rosemary to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 12 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,699 miles [2,734.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,391 miles [10,285.3 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 7,159 miles [11,521.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,213 miles [8,389.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rosemary ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Rosemary.

While the name Rosemary is unique within Alberta, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.


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Alabama

Cleburne County

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

Hale County

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

Montgomery County

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

California

Santa Barbara County

Our profile page for Rosemary, Santa Barbara County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,168 miles [1,879.7 km] to the South Southwest

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Maine

York County

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

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Mississippi

Hinds County

Our profile page for Rosemary, Hinds County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,701 miles [2,737.5 km] to the Southeast

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North Carolina

Halifax County

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Distance: About 1,958 miles [3,151.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

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

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South Carolina

Barnwell County

Our profile page for Rosemary, Barnwell County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,962 miles [3,157.5 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Rosemary. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosemary) 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 Rosemary. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosemary

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosemary. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7564, Longitude: -112.0879     [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 Rosemary 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 332.65 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.187 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.711 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 Rosemary, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rosemary.



 
 
 

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