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Communities Also Named Faust ...

We have found three communities that share the name Faust.

Within Alberta, the name Faust is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Pemiscot County
      • Although located in Pemiscot County, we don't know the location within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pemiscot County community of Faust.
    • North Carolina
      • Madison County
      • This Faust is located in Madison County and lies 2,055 miles [3,307.2 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Faust.
    • Utah
      • Tooele County
      • This Faust is located in Tooele County and lies 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tooele County community of Faust.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Faust ...

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.

  • Driftpile
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Driftpile came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driftpile
    • Driftpile lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Faust
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  • Gift Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gift Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gift Lake
    • Gift Lake lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Faust
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  • Heart River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heart River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heart River
    • Heart River lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Faust
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  • Salt Prairie
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Prairie came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Prairie
    • Salt Prairie lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Faust
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  • Swan Hills
  • Widewater
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Widewater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Widewater
    • Widewater lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Faust
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How Far From Faust 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 Faust to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 151 miles [243 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Faust to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,859 miles [2,991.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,174 miles [9,936.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,937 miles [11,164 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,061 miles [8,144.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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

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

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- Faust) 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 Faust. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Faust

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faust. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3167, Longitude: -115.7167    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Faust 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 335.621 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.924 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.344 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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