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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

Communities Also Named Crooked Creek ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Crooked Creek.

Within Alberta, the name Crooked Creek is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...

    • Alabama

      • Cullman 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 Alabama community of Crooked Creek [Cullman County].

      • Lee County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Lee County and lies 2,213 miles [3,561.5 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Crooked Creek.
    • Alaska
      • This Crooked Creek lies 1,489 miles [2,396.3 km]<2> to the northwest.
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    • Indiana

      • Steuben 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 Indiana community of Crooked Creek [Steuben County].
    • Kansas

      • Ford 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 Crooked Creek [Ford County].

      • Jefferson 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 Crooked Creek [Jefferson County].

      • McPherson 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 Crooked Creek [McPherson County].
    • Kentucky

      • Estill County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Estill County and lies 1,988 miles [3,199.4 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Estill County community of Crooked Creek.

      • Pike County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Pike County and lies 2,055 miles [3,307.2 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Crooked Creek.
    • Missouri

      • Shelby County
      • Although located in Shelby County, we don't know the location within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Crooked Creek.
    • North Carolina

      • Henderson County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Henderson County and lies 2,168 miles [3,489.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henderson County community of Crooked Creek.
    • Ontario
      • This Crooked Creek lies 1,896 miles [3,051.3 km]<2> to the east.
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    • Pennsylvania

      • Huntingdon 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 Crooked Creek [Huntingdon County].

      • Tioga County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Tioga County and lies 2,039 miles [3,281.5 km]<2> to the east.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tioga County community of Crooked Creek.
    • Tennessee

      • Perry County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Perry County and lies 1,951 miles [3,139.8 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Crooked Creek.
    • West Virginia

      • Logan County
      • This Crooked Creek is located in Logan County and lies 2,050 miles [3,299.2 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Crooked Creek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Crooked Creek ...

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.

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    • Guy

      • Guy lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guy
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    • New Fish Creek

      • New Fish Creek lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Fish Creek
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    • Sexsmith

      • Sexsmith lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sexsmith
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    • Spirit River

      • Spirit River lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit River
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    • Sturgeon Heights

      • Sturgeon Heights lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon Heights
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    • Sunset House

      • Sunset House lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset House
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    • Tangent

      • Tangent lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangent
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    • Teepee Creek

      • Teepee Creek lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teepee Creek
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How Far From Crooked Creek to ...

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 214 miles [344.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Crooked Creek to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<2> per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<2> per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<2> per hour would take 9 days.

    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,945 miles [3,130.2 km]<2> to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 111 days.

    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,211 miles [9,995.6 km]<2> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>

    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,973 miles [11,222 km]<2> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>

    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,115 miles [8,231.8 km]<2> and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crooked Creek. 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Crooked Creek 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crooked Creek) 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 Crooked Creek. 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 Crooked Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crooked Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.2759, Longitude: -117.9377    
<3>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.
<4>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 Crooked Creek to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 337.44 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.97 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.881 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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