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Communities Also Named Cowley ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Cowley.

Within Alberta, the name Cowley is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Cowley County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Cowley [Cowley County].
    • Michigan
      • Iosco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Cowley [Iosco County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bradford County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Cowley [Bradford County].
    • Texas
      • Collin County
      • This Cowley is located in Collin County and lies 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Collin County community of Cowley.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Cowley is located in King County and lies 409 miles [658.2 km]<2> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Cowley.
    • Wyoming
      • Big Horn County
      • This Cowley is located in Big Horn County and lies 416 miles [669.5 km]<2> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Big Horn County community of Cowley.
    • Yukon
      • This Cowley lies 1,110 miles [1,786.4 km]<2> to the northwest.
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cowley ...

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.

  • Beaver Mines
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Mines
    • Beaver Mines lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Cowley
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Mines
  • Crowsnest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowsnest
    • Crowsnest lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Cowley
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  • Crowsnest Pass
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowsnest Pass came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowsnest Pass
    • Crowsnest Pass lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of Cowley
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crowsnest Pass
  • Frank
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frank
    • Frank lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of Cowley
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hill Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill Spring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill Spring
      • Hill Spring lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Cowley
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    • Hillspring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillspring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillspring
      • Hillspring lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Cowley
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    • Maycroft
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maycroft
      • Maycroft lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Cowley
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    • Pincher Creek
    • Pincher Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pincher Station
      • Pincher Station lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Cowley
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    • Twin Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Butte came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Butte
      • Twin Butte lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Cowley
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How Far From Cowley 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 village such as Cowley to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 276 miles [444.2 km]<2> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Cowley to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,504 miles [10,467.2 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 7,272 miles [11,703.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,332 miles [8,581 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cowley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Cowley 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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Cowley) 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 Cowley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cowley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5667, Longitude: -114.0667    
<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 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 Cowley 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 334.205 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.866 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.17 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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