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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Egremont to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Egremont to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,748 miles [2,813.1 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,209 miles [9,992.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,975 miles [11,225.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,065 miles [8,151.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Egremont ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Egremont.

While the name Egremont is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alberta

Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Egremont, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,972 miles [3,173.6 km] to the East

Mississippi

Sharkey County

Our profile page for Egremont, Sharkey County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,821 miles [2,930.6 km] to the Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Egremont ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bon Accord   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest of Egremont   [Map]
Clyde   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Hollow Lake   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Legal   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Opal   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Redwater   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Star   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Weasel Creek   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Egremont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Egremont) 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 Egremont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Egremont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egremont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0333, Longitude: -113.1167     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Egremont to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.51 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.442 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.814 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Egremont.