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Communities Also Named Blue Jay ...

We have found four communities that share the name Blue Jay.

Within Alberta, the name Blue Jay is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Blue Jay is located in San Bernardino County and lies 1,442 miles [2,320.7 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Blue Jay.
    • Ohio
      • Hamilton County
      • This Blue Jay is located in Hamilton County and lies 1,676 miles [2,697.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Blue Jay.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Forest County
      • This Blue Jay is located in Forest County and lies 1,766 miles [2,842.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Forest County community of Blue Jay.
    • West Virginia
      • Raleigh County
      • This Blue Jay is located in Raleigh County and lies 1,881 miles [3,027.2 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Raleigh County community of Blue Jay.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blue Jay ...

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.

  • Amber Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amber Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Amber Valley lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Blue Jay
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  • Beaver Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Beaver Lake lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Blue Jay
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  • Calling River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calling River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Calling River lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Blue Jay
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  • Grassland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassland
    • Grassland lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Blue Jay
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  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Owl River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owl River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owl River
      • Owl River lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Blue Jay
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    • Properity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Properity came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Properity
      • Properity lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Blue Jay
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    • Spruce Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Valley
      • Spruce Valley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Blue Jay
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    • Wandering River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wandering River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wandering River
      • Wandering River lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Blue Jay
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wandering River<3>

How Far From Blue Jay to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Blue Jay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 100 miles [160.9 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Blue Jay 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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,146 miles [9,891 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 6,912 miles [11,123.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,005 miles [8,054.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blue Jay. 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- Blue Jay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Jay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8797, Longitude: -112.5225    
<2>If we have 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 Blue Jay 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 333.026 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.97 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.247 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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