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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Round Hill to ...

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 44 miles [70.8 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Round Hill to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,724 miles [2,774.5 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 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,254 miles [10,064.8 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 7,021 miles [11,299.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,099 miles [8,206 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Round Hill ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Round Hill.

While the name Round Hill is unique within Alberta, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


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Arkansas

Dallas County

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Distance: About 1,634 miles [2,629.7 km] to the Southeast

Colorado

Saguache County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Saguache County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Connecticut

Fairfield County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fairfield County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Kentucky

Madison County

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Distance: About 1,716 miles [2,761.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Maryland

Frederick County

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Distance: About 1,898 miles [3,054.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Nevada

Douglas County

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Distance: About 1,038 miles [1,670.5 km] to the South Southwest

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Nova Scotia

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Distance: About 2,174 miles [3,498.7 km] to the East

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Pennsylvania

Adams County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Adams County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Virginia

Frederick County

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Distance: About 1,880 miles [3,025.6 km] to the East Southeast

Loudoun County

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Distance: About 1,901 miles [3,059.4 km] to the East Southeast

Rappahannock County

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Distance: About 1,912 miles [3,077.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Round Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1642, Longitude: -112.6298     [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 Round Hill 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 333.115 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.922 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.649 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Round Hill.



 
 
 

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