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Communities Also Named Assumption ...

We found five communities that share the name Assumption.

Within Alberta, the name Assumption is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Illinois
      • Christian County
      • This Assumption is located in Christian County and lies 1,851 miles [2,978.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Christian County community of Assumption.
    • Minnesota
      • Carver County
      • This Assumption is located in Carver County and lies 1,417 miles [2,280.4 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carver County community of Assumption.
    • Nebraska
      • Adams County
      • This Assumption is located in Adams County and lies 1,528 miles [2,459.1 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Assumption.
    • Ohio
      • Fulton County
      • This Assumption is located in Fulton County and lies 1,896 miles [3,051.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Assumption.
    • Ontario
      • This Assumption lies 1,957 miles [3,149.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Assumption ...

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.

In the vicinity of Assumption, Hay Lake is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 404 miles [650.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Assumption to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 23 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 16 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,992 miles [3,205.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 78 days and walking would take 114 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,004 miles [9,662.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,763 miles [10,884 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,941 miles [7,951.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>

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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- Assumption) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Assumption. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.6667, Longitude: -118.6000    
<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.
<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 Assumption to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 337.952 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 339.781 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.727 degrees.


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