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Communities Also Named Deer Run ...

We have found fourteen communities that share the name Deer Run.

Within Alberta, the name Deer Run is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another fourteen communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Mesa 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 Colorado community of Deer Run [Mesa County].
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Deer Run is located in New Castle County and lies 1,989 miles [3,201 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Deer Run.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Deer Run is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,268 miles [3,650 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Deer Run.
    • Georgia
      • Camden County
      • This Deer Run is located in Camden County and lies 2,159 miles [3,474.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Camden County community of Deer Run.
      • Paulding County
      • This Deer Run is located in Paulding County and lies 1,880 miles [3,025.6 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Paulding County community of Deer Run.
    • Illinois
      • Kane County
      • This Deer Run is located in Kane County and lies 1,357 miles [2,183.9 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kane County community of Deer Run.
      • Will County
      • This Deer Run is located in Will County and lies 1,386 miles [2,230.6 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Will County community of Deer Run.
    • Maryland
      • Baltimore County
      • This Deer Run is located in Baltimore County and lies 1,956 miles [3,147.9 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baltimore County community of Deer Run.
    • New York
      • Orange County
      • This Deer Run is located in Orange County and lies 1,974 miles [3,176.8 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Deer Run.
      • Saratoga County
      • This Deer Run is located in Saratoga County and lies 1,941 miles [3,123.7 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saratoga County community of Deer Run.
      • Suffolk County
      • This Deer Run is located in Suffolk County and lies 2,056 miles [3,308.8 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Deer Run.
    • North Carolina
      • Orange County
      • This Deer Run is located in Orange County and lies 1,994 miles [3,209 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Deer Run.
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • This Deer Run is located in Albemarle County and lies 1,933 miles [3,110.9 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Deer Run.
    • West Virginia
      • Pendleton County
      • This Deer Run is located in Pendleton County and lies 1,876 miles [3,019.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pendleton County community of Deer Run.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Deer Run ...

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.

  • Coral Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coral Springs
    • Coral Springs lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Deer Run
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coral Springs
  • Forest Lawn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Lawn
    • Forest Lawn lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Deer Run
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Lawn
  • Haysboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysboro
    • Haysboro lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Deer Run
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haysboro
  • Heritage Woods
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Woods
    • Heritage Woods lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Deer Run
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Woods
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highwood
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
      • Highwood lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highwood
    • Janet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janet
      • Janet lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janet
    • Signal Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Hill
      • Signal Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Hill
    • Sunnyside
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
    • Two Guns
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Guns
      • Two Guns lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Guns
    • Vista Heights
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Heights
      • Vista Heights lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Deer Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista Heights

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 Deer Run. 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 ...
    • Henry 'Hank' Bassen     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Tueday December 6, 1932 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Friday May 29, 2009 at the age of 76. He is buried at Queen's Park Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry 'Hank' Bassen<4>
    • Joe Clark     (20th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1979 - March 1980))
      • 20th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1979 - March 1980). He was born in High River (Alberta) on Monday June 5, 1939
      • High River is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Deer Run.
    • Leslie Roy 'Les' Cunningham     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Saturday October 4, 1913 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Friday April 9, 1993 at the age of 79. He is buried at Burnsland Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leslie Roy 'Les' Cunningham<4>
    • Norman Alexander Mervyn 'Red' Dutton     (Professional hockey)
    • James Norman 'Dutch' Gainor     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Sunday April 10, 1904 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Tueday January 16, 1962 at the age of 57. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Norman 'Dutch' Gainor<4>
    • Glen Gorbous     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Drumheller (Alberta) on Tueday July 8, 1930 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Tueday June 12, 1990 at the age of 59.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glen Gorbous<4>
    • Owen James Hart     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Friday May 7, 1965 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Sunday May 23, 1999 at the age of 34. He is buried at Queen's Park Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Owen James Hart<4>
    • Stewart E. 'Stu' Hart     (Professional wrestler)
    • Herbert A. 'The Duke of Duluth' Lewis     (Professional hockey)
    • Michael Anthony 'Mike' Lozanski     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Wednesday November 13, 1968 and died in Vancouver (British Columbia) on Thursday December 18, 2003 at the age of 35.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Michael Anthony 'Mike' Lozanski<4>
    • Murray Albert 'Bert' Olmstead     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Sceptre (Saskatchewan) on Saturday September 4, 1926 and died in High River (Alberta) on Tueday November 17, 2015 at the age of 89.
      • High River is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Murray Albert 'Bert' Olmstead<4>
    • Rhonda A. 'Bertha Faye' Singh     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. She was born in Calgary (Alberta) on Tueday February 21, 1961 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Friday July 27, 2001 at the age of 40.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rhonda A. 'Bertha Faye' Singh<4>
    • Cecil Ralph 'Tiny' Thompson     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Sandon (British Columbia) on Sunday May 31, 1903 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Monday February 9, 1981 at the age of 77. He is buried at Burnsland Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Calgary is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Deer Run.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Ralph 'Tiny' Thompson<4>

How Far From Deer Run 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 community such as Deer Run to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 182 miles [292.9 km]<2> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Deer Run to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,783 miles [2,869.5 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,419 miles [10,330.4 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 7,186 miles [11,564.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,257 miles [8,460.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Deer Run. 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 Deer Run 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- Deer Run) 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 Deer Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer Run

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9224, Longitude: -114.0088    
<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>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.
<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 Deer Run 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 334.195 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.964 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.935 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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