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Communities Also Named Esther ...

We have found six communities that share the name Esther.

Within Alberta, the name Esther is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Franklin 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 Arkansas community of Esther [Franklin County].
    • Kansas
      • Shawnee 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 Kansas community of Esther [Shawnee County].
    • Louisiana
      • Vermilion Parish
      • This Esther is located in Vermilion Parish and lies 1,768 miles [2,845.3 km]<2> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vermilion Parish community of Esther.
    • Missouri
      • Saint Francois County
      • This Esther is located in Saint Francois County and lies 1,351 miles [2,174.2 km]<2> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francois County community of Esther.
    • Nebraska
      • Dawes County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Dawes County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dawes County community of Esther.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Beaver 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 Pennsylvania community of Esther [Beaver County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Esther ...

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.

  • Cereal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cereal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cereal
    • Cereal lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Esther
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  • Chinook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chinook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chinook
    • Chinook lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Esther
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  • Consort
  • Excel
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excel came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excel
    • Excel lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Esther
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  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Flaxcombe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flaxcombe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flaxcombe
      • Flaxcombe lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Esther
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flaxcombe
    • Hoosier
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosier
      • Hoosier lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Esther
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoosier
    • Major
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Major
      • Major lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Esther
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Major
    • Monitor
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
      • Monitor lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Esther
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monitor
    • Superb
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superb
      • Superb lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Esther
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How Far From Esther 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 community such as Esther to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 187 miles [300.9 km]<2> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Esther to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,620 miles [2,607.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 92 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,297 miles [10,134 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,066 miles [11,371.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,113 miles [8,228.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

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

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 Esther 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Esther) 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 Esther. 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 Esther

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Esther. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6833, Longitude: -110.2500    
<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 Esther, 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>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.
<7>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 Esther to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.198 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.617 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.356 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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