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Communities Also Named Cochrane ...

We found six communities that share the name Cochrane.

Within Alberta, the name Cochrane is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Pickens County
      • This Cochrane is located in Pickens County and lies 1,817 miles [2,924.2 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Cochrane.
    • California
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Cochrane is located in San Joaquin County and lies 988 miles [1,590 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Cochrane.
    • Kansas
      • Leavenworth County
      • This Cochrane is located in Leavenworth County and lies 1,252 miles [2,014.9 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Leavenworth County community of Cochrane.
    • Ontario
      • This Cochrane lies 1,475 miles [2,373.8 km]<1> to the east.
    • Oregon
      • Polk County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Cochrane [Polk County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Buffalo County
      • This Cochrane is located in Buffalo County and lies 1,150 miles [1,850.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Buffalo County community of Cochrane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cochrane ...

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.

  • Balzac
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balzac came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balzac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balzac <4>
  • Dogpound
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dogpound
  • Ghost Lake
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Heritage Woods
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Highwood
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
  • Jumping Pound
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Signal Hill
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Sunnyside
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Valley Ridge
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 167 miles [268.8 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Cochrane to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 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 1,802 miles [2,900 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 103 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,411 miles [10,317.5 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 7,177 miles [11,550.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,255 miles [8,457.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

The official website for Cochrane: www.cochrane.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cochrane) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cochrane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1893, Longitude: -114.4752    
<2>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 Cochrane, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Cochrane 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 334.577 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.421 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.20 degrees.









 

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