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Communities Also Named Brule ...

We found eight communities that share the name Brule.

Within Alberta, the name Brule is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Louisiana
      • Assumption Parish
      • This Brule is located in Assumption Parish and lies 2,110 miles [3,395.7 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Assumption Parish community of Brule.
      • Lafourche Parish
      • This Brule is located in Lafourche Parish and lies 2,114 miles [3,402.2 km] to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lafourche Parish community of Brule.
    • Michigan
      • Iron 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 Michigan community of Brule [Iron County].
    • Nebraska
      • Keith County
      • This Brule is located in Keith County and lies 1,123 miles [1,807.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Keith County community of Brule.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Brule lies 2,732 miles [4,396.7 km]<1> to the east northeast.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Brule lies 2,442 miles [3,930 km]<1> to the east.
    • South Dakota
      • Union 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 South Dakota community of Brule [Union County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Douglas County
      • This Brule is located in Douglas County and lies 1,249 miles [2,010.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Brule.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brule ...

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.

  • Entrance
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Entrance came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Entrance
  • Pocahontas
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 180 miles [289.7 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Brule to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) 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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,335 miles [10,195.2 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 7,099 miles [11,424.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,223 miles [8,405.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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- Brule) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brule. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3100, Longitude: -117.8706    
<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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Brule 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>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.
<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 Brule 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 337.374 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.758 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.147 degrees.


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