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Communities Also Named Ashmont ...

We found three communities that share the name Ashmont.

Within Alberta, the name Ashmont is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Massachusetts
      • Suffolk County
      • This Ashmont is located in Suffolk County and lies 2,000 miles [3,218.7 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Ashmont.
    • North Carolina
      • Hoke County
      • This Ashmont is located in Hoke County and lies 2,028 miles [3,263.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hoke County community of Ashmont.
    • Ohio
      • Erie County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Ashmont [Erie County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ashmont ...

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.

  • Flat Lake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Lake
  • Fork Lake
    (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fork Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fork Lake
  • Goodfish Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfish Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfish Lake
  • Horseshoe Bay
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bay
  • Hoselaw
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoselaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoselaw
  • Owlseye
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owlseye came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owlseye
  • Pelican Narrows
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Narrows
  • Rich Lake
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the north)
  • Saddle Lake
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 88 miles [141.6 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Ashmont to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,686 miles [2,713.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,175 miles [9,937.7 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 6,942 miles [11,172.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,020 miles [8,078.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashmont. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashmont) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1306, Longitude: -111.5688    
<2>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 Ashmont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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 Ashmont 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 332.261 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.042 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.754 degrees.









 

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