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Communities Also Named Central Park ...

We have found eighteen communities that share the name Central Park.

Within Alberta, the name Central Park is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Glynn County
      • This Central Park is located in Glynn County and lies 2,187 miles [3,519.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Glynn County community of Central Park.
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Central Park is located in Cook County and lies 1,411 miles [2,270.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Central Park.
      • Vermilion 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 Illinois community of Central Park [Vermilion County].
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Tammany Parish
      • This Central Park is located in Saint Tammany Parish and lies 1,951 miles [3,139.8 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Tammany Parish community of Central Park.
    • Michigan
      • Ottawa 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 Central Park [Ottawa County].
    • Mississippi
      • Monroe County
      • This Central Park is located in Monroe County and lies 1,787 miles [2,875.9 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Central Park.
    • Montana
      • Gallatin 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 Montana community of Central Park [Gallatin County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Strafford County
      • This Central Park is located in Strafford County and lies 2,054 miles [3,305.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Strafford County community of Central Park.
    • New Jersey
      • Middlesex 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 New Jersey community of Central Park [Middlesex County].
      • Salem County
      • This Central Park is located in Salem County and lies 2,004 miles [3,225.1 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salem County community of Central Park.
    • New York
      • Erie 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 New York community of Central Park [Erie County].
      • Queens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Central Park [Queens County].
    • Ontario
      • This Central Park lies 1,773 miles [2,853.4 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny 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 Central Park [Allegheny County].
    • Texas
      • Harris County
      • This Central Park is located in Harris County and lies 1,822 miles [2,932.2 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harris County community of Central Park.
    • Virginia
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Central Park is located in Chesterfield County and lies 2,027 miles [3,262.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Central Park.
    • Washington
      • Grays Harbor County
      • This Central Park is located in Grays Harbor County and lies 574 miles [923.8 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grays Harbor County community of Central Park.
    • Wisconsin
      • Douglas County
      • This Central Park is located in Douglas County and lies 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Central Park.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Central Park ...

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.

  • Birchcliff
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchcliff
    • Birchcliff lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Central Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birchcliff
  • Gull Lake
  • Half Moon Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Half Moon Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Bay
    • Half Moon Bay lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Central Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Half Moon Bay
  • Markerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markerville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markerville
    • Markerville lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Central Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Markerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Markerville<4>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Red Deer
    • Rosedale Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale Valley
      • Rosedale Valley lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Central Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale Valley
    • Springbrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Central Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook
    • Sunbreaker Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbreaker Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbreaker Cove
      • Sunbreaker Cove lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Central Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbreaker Cove

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Central Park. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • George Trenholm Allen     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Monday July 27, 1914 and died in Red Deer (Alberta) on Monday March 27, 2000 at the age of 85. He is buried at Alto Reste Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Red Deer is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Central Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Trenholm Allen<5>
    • Oscar Ingolfur 'Ossie' Asmundson     (Professional hockey)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 84 miles [135.2 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Central Park to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>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 1,772 miles [2,851.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,328 miles [10,183.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,094 miles [11,416.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,175 miles [8,328.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central Park. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Central Park) 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 Central Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Central Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3323, Longitude: -113.8229    
<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 Central Park 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 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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>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.
<7>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 Central Park to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.07 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.935 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.588 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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