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Communities Also Named Acheson ...

We found one communities that share the name Acheson.

Within Alberta, the name Acheson is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Acheson in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Washington County
      • This Acheson is located in Washington County and lies 1,799 miles [2,895.2 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Acheson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Acheson ...

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.

  • Beverly
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
  • Gold Bar
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
  • Hazeldean
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Rolling Heights
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Rolling Meadows
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Spruce Grove
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove <3>
  • Stony Plain
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Plain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Plain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Plain <3>
  • Virginia Park
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Woodland Park
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could walk a straight line from Acheson to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,773 miles [2,853.4 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 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,251 miles [10,060 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,017 miles [11,292.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,109 miles [8,222.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Acheson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acheson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5458, Longitude: -113.7799    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Acheson to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.046 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.007 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.349 degrees.









 

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