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Communities Also Named Fox Creek ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Fox Creek.

Within Alberta, the name Fox Creek is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another eight communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these eight communities, one is located in Canada and the other seven communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Conejos County
      • This Fox Creek is located in Conejos County and lies 1,297 miles [2,087.3 km]<1> to the south southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Conejos County community of Fox Creek.
    • Idaho
      • Teton County
      • This Fox Creek is located in Teton County and lies 785 miles [1,263.3 km]<1> to the south southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Teton County community of Fox Creek.
    • Kansas
      • Chase County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Fox Creek [Chase County].
    • Kentucky
      • Anderson County
      • This Fox Creek is located in Anderson County and lies 1,870 miles [3,009.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Fox Creek.
    • Michigan
      • Wayne County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Fox Creek [Wayne County].
    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Fox Creek is located in Saint Louis County and lies 1,636 miles [2,632.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Fox Creek.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Fox Creek lies 2,315 miles [3,725.6 km]<1> to the east.
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    • Wisconsin
      • Polk County
      • This Fox Creek is located in Polk County and lies 1,239 miles [1,994 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Fox Creek.

How Far From Fox Creek 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 town such as Fox Creek to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 145 miles [233.4 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Fox Creek to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>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 1,898 miles [3,054.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 75 days and walking would take 108 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,249 miles [10,056.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,012 miles [11,284.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,137 miles [8,267.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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The official website for Fox Creek: www.foxcreek.ca/

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 from Point A (ie- Fox Creek) 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 Fox Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fox Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4001, Longitude: -116.7967    
<2>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 Fox Creek 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.
<3>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.
<4>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 Fox Creek to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 336.504 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 337.851 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.244 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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