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Communities Also Named Cardiff ...

We found fifteen communities that share the name Cardiff.

Within Alberta, the name Cardiff is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Cardiff is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,902 miles [3,061 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Cardiff.
    • Arkansas
      • Scott County
      • This Cardiff is located in Scott County and lies 1,612 miles [2,594.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Cardiff.
    • California
      • San Diego 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 Cardiff [San Diego County].
    • Colorado
      • Garfield County
      • This Cardiff is located in Garfield County and lies 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garfield County community of Cardiff.
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Cardiff is located in New Castle County and lies 2,008 miles [3,231.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Cardiff.
    • Idaho
      • Clearwater County
      • This Cardiff is located in Clearwater County and lies 507 miles [815.9 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearwater County community of Cardiff.
    • Illinois
      • Livingston County
      • This Cardiff is located in Livingston County and lies 1,460 miles [2,349.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Cardiff.
    • Maryland
      • Cecil County
      • This Cardiff is located in Cecil County and lies 1,993 miles [3,207.4 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cecil County community of Cardiff.
      • Harford County
      • This Cardiff is located in Harford County and lies 1,980 miles [3,186.5 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harford County community of Cardiff.
    • New Jersey
      • Atlantic County
      • This Cardiff is located in Atlantic County and lies 2,064 miles [3,321.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atlantic County community of Cardiff.
    • New York
      • Onondaga County
      • This Cardiff is located in Onondaga County and lies 1,849 miles [2,975.7 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Cardiff.
    • Ontario
      • This Cardiff lies 1,689 miles [2,718.2 km]<1> to the east.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cambria County
      • This Cardiff is located in Cambria County and lies 1,846 miles [2,970.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cambria County community of Cardiff.
    • Tennessee
      • Roane County
      • This Cardiff is located in Roane County and lies 1,857 miles [2,988.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roane County community of Cardiff.
    • Texas
      • Waller County
      • This Cardiff is located in Waller County and lies 1,879 miles [3,024 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Waller County community of Cardiff.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cardiff ...

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.

  • Beverly
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
  • Bon Accord
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord <4>
  • Carbondale
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
  • Gold Bar
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
  • Hazeldean
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Legal
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Rolling Heights
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Rolling Meadows
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Sunrise Beach
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
  • Virginia Park
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)

How Far From Cardiff to ...

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Cardiff to Edmonton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,766 miles [2,842.1 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,233 miles [10,031 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 6,999 miles [11,263.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,091 miles [8,193.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cardiff) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cardiff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7833, Longitude: -113.6000    
<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 Cardiff 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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Cardiff 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 333.901 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.863 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.185 degrees.









 

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