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Communities Also Named Eckville ...

We found one communities that share the name Eckville.

Within Alberta, the name Eckville is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Eckville in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Berks County
      • This Eckville is located in Berks County and lies 1,968 miles [3,167.2 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berks County community of Eckville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eckville ...

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.

  • Birchcliff
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchcliff
  • Condor
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Condor
  • Gull Lake
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Half Moon Bay
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Leedale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leedale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leedale
  • Leslieville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Markerville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markerville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Markerville <3>
  • Raven
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raven came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raven
  • Spruce View
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Sunbreaker Cove
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbreaker Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbreaker Cove

How Far From Eckville 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 town such as Eckville to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 89 miles [143.2 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Eckville to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,795 miles [2,888.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,336 miles [10,196.8 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 7,102 miles [11,429.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,188 miles [8,349.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

The official website for Eckville: www.eckville.com/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eckville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eckville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3611, Longitude: -114.3680    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Eckville 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 334.511 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.438 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.945 degrees.









 

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