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Elnora, Alberta

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The location of Elnora

Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 107 miles [172.2 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Elnora to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,746 miles [2,809.9 km] to the East (E). Driving 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 6,337 miles [10,198.4 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 7,104 miles [11,432.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,177 miles [8,331.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Elnora ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Elnora.

While the name Elnora is unique within Alberta, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Randolph County

Our profile page for Elnora, Randolph County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,541 miles [2,480 km] to the Southeast.


Davies's County

Our profile page for Elnora, Davies's County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,542 miles [2,481.6 km] to the East Southeast.

New York

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Elnora, Saratoga County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,916 miles [3,083.5 km] to the East.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Elnora ...

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.

Acme   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the South of Elnora   [Map]

Big Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the East   [Map]

Byemoor   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Carbon   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Hartshorn   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the East   [Map]

Leo   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Mirror   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Red Deer   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Springbrook   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Sunnyslope   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Three Hills   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elnora) 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 Elnora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elnora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elnora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9992, Longitude: -113.2102     [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 Elnora 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 333.572 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.342 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.239 degrees.

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