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Communities Also Named Amelia ...

We found eleven communities that share the name Amelia.

Within Alberta, the name Amelia is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another eleven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Mississippi County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Amelia [Mississippi County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Amelia is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,363 miles [3,802.9 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Amelia.
    • Kentucky
      • Knott County
      • This Amelia is located in Knott County and lies 1,833 miles [2,949.9 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knott County community of Amelia.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Mary Parish
      • This Amelia is located in Saint Mary Parish and lies 2,000 miles [3,218.7 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Mary Parish community of Amelia.
    • Nebraska
      • Holt County
      • This Amelia is located in Holt County and lies 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holt County community of Amelia.
    • North Carolina
      • Alleghany County
      • This Amelia is located in Alleghany County and lies 1,930 miles [3,106 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alleghany County community of Amelia.
    • Ohio
      • Clermont County
      • This Amelia is located in Clermont County and lies 1,693 miles [2,724.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clermont County community of Amelia.
    • Oregon
      • Malheur County
      • This Amelia is located in Malheur County and lies 687 miles [1,105.6 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Malheur County community of Amelia.
    • Texas
      • Jefferson County
      • This Amelia is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,895 miles [3,049.7 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Amelia.
    • Virginia
      • Amelia County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Amelia [Amelia County].
    • West Virginia
      • Kanawha County
      • This Amelia is located in Kanawha County and lies 1,838 miles [2,958 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kanawha County community of Amelia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Amelia ...

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.

  • Bon Accord
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord <4>
  • Carbondale
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
  • Chipman
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chipman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chipman
  • Deerland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerland
  • Legal
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
  • Opal
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
  • Redwater
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Sprucefield
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucefield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucefield
  • Star
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
  • Weasel Creek
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weasel Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weasel Creek

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Amelia to Edmonton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,745 miles [2,808.3 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 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,217 miles [10,005.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,983 miles [11,238 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,071 miles [8,161 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Amelia 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amelia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amelia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8908, Longitude: -113.0501    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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 Amelia to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.456 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.37 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.796 degrees.









 

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