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Berwyn, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Berwyn.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Berwyn to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 245 miles [394.3 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Berwyn to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,941 miles [3,123.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 111 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,153 miles [9,902.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,914 miles [11,127 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,062 miles [8,146.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Berwyn ...

We have found 7 communities that share the name Berwyn.

While the name Berwyn is unique within Alberta, we know of another 7 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta

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Cook County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,656 miles [2,665.1 km] to the East Southeast


Prince George's County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,192 miles [3,527.7 km] to the East Southeast


Custer County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Custer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,307 miles [2,103.4 km] to the Southeast

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Onondaga County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,041 miles [3,284.7 km] to the East

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Tuscarawas County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Tuscarawas County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,962 miles [3,157.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Chester County

Our profile page for Berwyn, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,196 miles [3,534.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Suffolk City

Our profile page for Berwyn, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 2,319 miles [3,732.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Berwyn ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bluesky   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West of Berwyn   [Map]
Chinook Valley   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Gage   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Judah   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Last Lake   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Peace River   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Tangent   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Creeks   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Berwyn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Berwyn) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Berwyn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Berwyn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berwyn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1466, Longitude: -117.7336     [Map].

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<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.

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<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 Berwyn to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 337.27 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.84 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.589 degrees.

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<7>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 Berwyn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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