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Communities Also Named Academy ...

We found sixteen communities that share the name Academy.

Within Alberta, the name Academy is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another sixteen communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these sixteen communities, one is located in Canada and the other fifteen communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Hempstead County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Academy [Hempstead County].
    • California
      • Fresno County
      • This Academy is located in Fresno County and lies 1,001 miles [1,611 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fresno County community of Academy.
    • Colorado
      • El Paso County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Academy [El Paso County].
    • Georgia
      • Houston County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Academy [Houston County].
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Academy [Jackson County].
      • McIntosh County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Academy [McIntosh County].
    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Academy is located in Saint Louis County and lies 1,427 miles [2,296.5 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Academy.
    • New Jersey
      • Essex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Academy [Essex County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Academy lies 2,344 miles [3,772.3 km]<2> to the east.
    • Oklahoma
      • Academy #
      • This community is historic<3> and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Academy.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Delaware County
      • This Academy is located in Delaware County and lies 1,998 miles [3,215.5 km]<2> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Academy.
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Academy [Montgomery County].
    • South Dakota
      • Charles Mix County
      • This Academy is located in Charles Mix County and lies 865 miles [1,392.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles Mix County community of Academy.
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Academy is located in Bell County and lies 1,616 miles [2,600.7 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Academy.
    • Virginia
      • Prince George County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Academy [Prince George County].
    • Washington
      • Spokane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Academy [Spokane County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Academy ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Black Diamond
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Deer Run
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
  • Forest Lawn
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Lawn
  • Haysboro
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysboro
  • Janet
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janet
  • Signal Hill
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Sunnyside
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Two Guns
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Guns
  • Vista Heights
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Academy and extending to:

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 187 miles [300.9 km]<2> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Academy to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>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 11 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) is 1,784 miles [2,871.1 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<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,423 miles [10,336.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,190 miles [11,571.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,261 miles [8,466.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Academy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Academy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Academy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Academy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8539, Longitude: -114.0333    
<3>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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Academy could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>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.
<7>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 Academy to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.214 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.979 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.962 degrees.









 

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