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Fawcett, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 72 miles [115.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Fawcett 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 4 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 [Map]) is 1,790 miles [2,880.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,195 miles [9,969.9 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 6,960 miles [11,201 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,063 miles [8,148.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Fawcett ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Fawcett.

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

Communities Outside of Alberta

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Fawcett   [Map]
Distance: About 2,189 miles [3,522.9 km] to the East


Adams County

Our profile page for Fawcett, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,788 miles [2,877.5 km] to the East Southeast


Davis County

Our profile page for Fawcett, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 930 miles [1,496.7 km] to the South

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fawcett ...

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.

Clyde   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast of Fawcett   [Map]
Flatbush   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Freedom   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Island Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Larkspur   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
White Gull   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Fawcett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fawcett) 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 Fawcett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fawcett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fawcett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5413, Longitude: -114.0947     [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 Fawcett 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 334.302 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.378 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.379 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fawcett.