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Erskine, Alberta

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Communities Also Named Erskine ...

We have found six communities that share the name Erskine.

Within Alberta, the name Erskine is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Vanderburgh County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Erskine [Vanderburgh County].
    • Minnesota
      • Polk County
      • This Erskine is located in Polk County and lies 812 miles [1,306.8 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Erskine.
    • New Jersey
      • Passaic County
      • This Erskine is located in Passaic County and lies 1,957 miles [3,149.5 km]<2> to the east.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Passaic County community of Erskine.
    • Oregon
      • Sherman County
      • This Erskine is located in Sherman County and lies 594 miles [956 km]<2> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sherman County community of Erskine.
    • South Dakota
      • Fall River County
      • This Erskine is located in Fall River County and lies 748 miles [1,203.8 km]<2> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fall River County community of Erskine.
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette 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 West Virginia community of Erskine [Fayette County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Erskine ...

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.

  • Big Valley (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
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    • Big Valley lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Erskine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Valley<5>
  • Byemoor (31 miles [49.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Byemoor lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Erskine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Forestburg (38 miles [61.2 km] to the northeast)
  • Leo (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Leo lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Erskine
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Leo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
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  • Meeting Creek (25 miles [40.2 km] to the north)
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    • Meeting Creek lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Erskine
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  • Mirror (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
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    • Mirror lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Erskine
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  • New Norway (37 miles [59.5 km] to the north)
  • Red Deer (39 miles [62.8 km] to the west)
  • Red Willow (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Red Willow lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Erskine
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How Far From Erskine 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 Erskine to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 88 miles [141.6 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Erskine to Edmonton, with an average speed<7>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 1,733 miles [2,789 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<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,311 miles [10,156.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,078 miles [11,390.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,151 miles [8,289.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Erskine 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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Erskine) 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 Erskine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ErskineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erskine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3216, Longitude: -112.8806    
<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 Erskine, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>If we have 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<7>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.
<8>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 Erskine to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.311 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.072 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.966 degrees.






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