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A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Chipman, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Chipman.

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Chipman to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,727 miles [2,779.3 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 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,221 miles [10,011.7 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 6,988 miles [11,246.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,071 miles [8,161 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Chipman ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Chipman.

While the name Chipman is unique within Alberta, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Chipman   [Map]
Distance: About 2,100 miles [3,379.6 km] to the East

New York

Saint Lawrence County

Our profile page for Chipman, Saint Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,772 miles [2,851.8 km] to the East


Sumner County

Our profile page for Chipman, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,733 miles [2,789 km] to the East Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chipman ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Beverly   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West of Chipman   [Map]
Bon Accord   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Cooking Lake   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Hairy Hill   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Half Moon Lake   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Inland   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kingman   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Opal   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Poe   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Redwater   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Smoky Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Star   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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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 Chipman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chipman) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chipman. 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 Chipman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chipman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -112.6333     [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 Chipman 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 333.119 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.973 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.552 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chipman.


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