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Communities Also Named Flatbush ...

We found two communities that share the name Flatbush.

Within Alberta, the name Flatbush is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Kings County
      • This Flatbush is located in Kings County and lies 2,067 miles [3,326.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kings County community of Flatbush.
      • Ulster County
      • This Flatbush is located in Ulster County and lies 2,005 miles [3,226.7 km] to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ulster County community of Flatbush.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Flatbush ...

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.

  • Fawcett
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Hondo
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hondo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hondo
  • Island Lake
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Lake
  • Larkspur
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larkspur
  • Sunset Beach
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
  • Whispering Hills
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Hills
  • White Gull
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Gull came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Gull

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 83 miles [133.6 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Flatbush to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 1,793 miles [2,885.6 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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,187 miles [9,957 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 6,952 miles [11,188.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,056 miles [8,136.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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- Flatbush) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatbush. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.6895, Longitude: -114.1553    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>If we 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.
<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 Flatbush 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 334.351 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.445 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.393 degrees.









 

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