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Communities Also Named Boyle ...

We found nine communities that share the name Boyle.

Within Alberta, the name Boyle is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Stone County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Boyle [Stone County].
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Boyle [Los Angeles County].
    • Illinois
      • Greene County
      • This Boyle is located in Greene County and lies 1,476 miles [2,375.4 km]<3> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Boyle.
    • Kansas
      • Jefferson County
      • This Boyle is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,328 miles [2,137.2 km]<3> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Boyle.
    • Mississippi
      • Bolivar County
      • This Boyle is located in Bolivar County and lies 1,794 miles [2,887.2 km]<3> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bolivar County community of Boyle.
    • New Mexico
      • Santa Fe County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Santa Fe County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Santa Fe County community of Boyle.
    • North Dakota
      • Stark County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Boyle [Stark County].
    • Ontario
      • This Boyle lies 1,694 miles [2,726.2 km]<3> to the east southeast.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Westmoreland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Boyle [Westmoreland County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boyle ...

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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amber Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amber Valley
  • Blue Jay
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Jay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Jay
  • Deep Creek
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
  • Grassland
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassland
  • Hollow Lake
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollow Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollow Lake
  • Properity
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Properity came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Properity
  • Spruce Valley
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Valley
  • Sprucefield
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucefield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucefield
  • Weasel Creek
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weasel Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weasel Creek

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 77 miles [123.9 km]<3> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Boyle to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>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 1,739 miles [2,798.6 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,169 miles [9,928 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 6,935 miles [11,160.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,028 miles [8,091.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

The official website for Boyle: www.villageofboyle.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Boyle, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Boyle 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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Boyle) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5908, Longitude: -112.8092    
<4>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.
<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 Boyle 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 333.26 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.208 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.499 degrees.









 

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