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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Communities Also Named Elkton ...

We have found eighteen communities that share the name Elkton.

Within Alberta, the name Elkton is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...

    • Colorado

      • Gunnison County

      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Elkton [Gunnison County].

      • This Elkton was located in Gunnison County and would have been 947 miles [1,524 km]<2> to the south southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton

      • Teller County
      • This Elkton is located in Teller County and lies 1,000 miles [1,609.3 km]<2> to the south southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Teller County community of Elkton.
    • Florida

      • Hillsborough County
      • This Elkton is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,338 miles [3,762.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Elkton.

      • Saint Johns County
      • This Elkton is located in Saint Johns County and lies 2,264 miles [3,643.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Johns County community of Elkton.
    • Illinois

      • Washington County
      • This Elkton is located in Washington County and lies 1,516 miles [2,439.8 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Elkton.
    • Iowa

      • Buena Vista County
      • This Elkton is located in Buena Vista County and lies 1,081 miles [1,739.7 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Buena Vista County community of Elkton.
    • Kentucky

      • Todd County
      • This Elkton is located in Todd County and lies 1,681 miles [2,705.3 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Todd County community of Elkton.
    • Maryland

      • Cecil County
      • This Elkton is located in Cecil County and lies 2,015 miles [3,242.8 km]<2> to the east.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cecil County community of Elkton.
    • Michigan

      • Huron County
      • This Elkton is located in Huron County and lies 1,538 miles [2,475.2 km]<2> to the east.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Huron County community of Elkton.
    • Minnesota

      • Mower County
      • This Elkton is located in Mower County and lies 1,149 miles [1,849.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mower County community of Elkton.
    • Missouri

      • Hickory County
      • This Elkton is located in Hickory County and lies 1,397 miles [2,248.3 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hickory County community of Elkton.
    • North Carolina

      • Bladen County
      • This Elkton is located in Bladen County and lies 2,133 miles [3,432.7 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bladen County community of Elkton.
    • Ohio

      • Columbiana County
      • This Elkton is located in Columbiana County and lies 1,762 miles [2,835.7 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbiana County community of Elkton.
    • Oregon

      • Douglas County
      • This Elkton is located in Douglas County and lies 693 miles [1,115.3 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Elkton.
    • South Dakota

      • Brookings County
      • This Elkton is located in Brookings County and lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brookings County community of Elkton.
    • Tennessee

      • Giles County
      • This Elkton is located in Giles County and lies 1,780 miles [2,864.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Giles County community of Elkton.
    • Texas

      • Smith County
      • Although located in Smith County, we don't know the location within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Elkton.
    • Virginia

      • Rockingham County
      • This Elkton is located in Rockingham County and lies 1,949 miles [3,136.6 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Link to Google Map centered on Elkton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockingham County community of Elkton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Elkton ...

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.

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    • Dickson

      • Dickson lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Dickson
    • Dogpound

      • Dogpound lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Dogpound
    • Eagle Hill

      • Eagle Hill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Eagle Hill
    • Ghost Lake

      • Ghost Lake lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the south of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Ghost Lake
    • Olds

      • Olds lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Olds
    • Raven

      • Raven lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Raven
    • Spruce View

      • Spruce View lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the north of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Spruce View
    • Water Valley

      • Water Valley lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Elkton
      • Link to Google Map centered on Water Valley

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 Elkton. 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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    • Gary Ralph Buck     (Musician)

      • Musician. He was born on Thursday March 21, 1940 and died in Didsbury (Alberta) on Wednesday October 15, 2003 at the age of 63. He is buried at Didsbury Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Didsbury is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Elkton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Ralph Buck<3>

How Far From Elkton to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Elkton to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 138 miles [222.1 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Elkton to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<2> per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<2> per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<2> per hour would take 6 days.

    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,803 miles [2,901.6 km]<2> to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 103 days.

    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,383 miles [10,272.4 km]<2> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>

    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,150 miles [11,506.8 km]<2> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>

    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,231 miles [8,418.5 km]<2> and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Elkton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Elkton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6500, Longitude: -114.5333     [Map].
<3>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.
<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 Elkton 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 334.634 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.521 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.168 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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