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Communities Also Named Diamond City ...

We found eight communities that share the name Diamond City.

Within Alberta, the name Diamond City is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Boone County
      • This Diamond City is located in Boone County and lies 1,353 miles [2,177.4 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Diamond City.
    • Illinois
      • Hamilton County
      • This Diamond City is located in Hamilton County and lies 1,441 miles [2,319.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Diamond City.
    • Kansas
      • Morris 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 Kansas community of Diamond City [Morris County].
    • Montana
      • Broadwater County
      • This Diamond City is located in Broadwater County and lies 230 miles [370.1 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Broadwater County community of Diamond City.
      • Meagher 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 Montana community of Diamond City [Meagher County].
    • Nevada
      • Eureka County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Diamond City [Eureka County].
    • South Dakota
      • Lawrence County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Dakota community of Diamond City [Lawrence County].
    • Washington
      • Pend Oreille County
      • This Diamond City is located in Pend Oreille County and lies 219 miles [352.4 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pend Oreille County community of Diamond City.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Diamond City ...

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.

  • Chin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chin came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chin
  • Coaldale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coaldale <5>
  • Enchant
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enchant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enchant
  • Iron Springs
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Springs
  • Maybutt ‑ Historic
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maybutt
  • Monarch
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
  • Picture Butte
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Raymond
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond <5>

How Far From Diamond City 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 Diamond City to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 259 miles [416.8 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Diamond City to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>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 15 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 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,463 miles [10,401.2 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 7,232 miles [11,638.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,283 miles [8,502.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Diamond City. 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 '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- Diamond City) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diamond City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8133, Longitude: -112.7911    
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Diamond City 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>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 Diamond City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Diamond City 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 333.189 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.723 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.313 degrees.









 

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