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Communities Also Named Delton ...

We have found two communities that share the name Delton.

Within Alberta, the name Delton is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Michigan
      • Barry County
      • This Delton is located in Barry County and lies 1,490 miles [2,397.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barry County community of Delton.
    • Virginia
      • Pulaski County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Delton [Pulaski County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Delton ...

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.

  • Beverly
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Delton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Bon Accord
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Delton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<4>
  • Carbondale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Delton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Gold Bar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Delton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Half Moon Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Lake
      • Half Moon Lake lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Half Moon Lake
    • Hazeldean
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldean
      • Hazeldean lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazeldean
    • Hercules
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
      • Hercules lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hercules
    • Rolling Meadows
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows
    • Virginia Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
      • Virginia Park lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Park
    • Woodland Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Delton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Park

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 Delton. 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.

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    • John Kordic     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Monday March 22, 1965 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Saturday August 8, 1992 at the age of 27. He is buried at St. Albert RC Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Kordic<5>
    • Oscar Herbert Kruger     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Saturday December 24, 1932 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday July 4, 2010 at the age of 77.
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Herbert Kruger<5>
    • John M. 'Red' Pollard     (Jockey)
      • Jockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Wednesday October 27, 1909 and died in Pawtucket (Rhode Island) on Saturday March 7, 1981 at the age of 71. He is buried at Notre Dame Cemetery (Providence County, Rhode Island).
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John M. 'Red' Pollard<5>
    • Hank Smith     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Garmish - Partenkirchen (Germany) on Saturday September 15, 1934 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday October 20, 2002 at the age of 68.
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Smith<5>
    • Gordon Lynn Strate     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Tueday May 28, 1935 and died in Sherwood Park (Alberta) on Wednesday September 5, 2012 at the age of 77. He is buried at Glenwood Memorial Gardens (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Delton.
      • Sherwood Park is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Delton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gordon Lynn Strate<5>

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies just to the south southwest (SSW).
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,761 miles [2,834.1 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Delton to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 100 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 69 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,244 miles [10,048.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,010 miles [11,281.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,099 miles [8,206 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Delton) 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 Delton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Delton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5783, Longitude: -113.4805    
<2>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 Delton 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.
<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Delton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.803 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.736 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.142 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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