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Brownfield, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 121 miles [194.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Brownfield to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,672 miles [2,690.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 95 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,283 miles [10,111.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,051 miles [11,347.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Brownfield ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Brownfield.

While the name Brownfield is unique within Alberta, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta

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Pope County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,510 miles [2,430.1 km] to the Southeast


Oxford County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Oxford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,926 miles [3,099.6 km] to the East


Tippah County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Tippah County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,629 miles [2,621.6 km] to the Southeast


Laclede County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Laclede County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,367 miles [2,200 km] to the Southeast

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Belmont County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Belmont County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Belmont County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Wayne County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Wayne County
This community is historic.
Although located in Wayne County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Fayette County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Terry County

Our profile page for Brownfield, Terry County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,397 miles [2,248.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3167, Longitude: -111.4333     [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 Brownfield 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 332.149 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 332.753 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.013 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 Brownfield, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brownfield.