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Curious and Interesting Names Near Garden Grove Estates ...

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.

  • Castle Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Island
    • Castle Island lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Garden Grove Estates
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Island
  • Gold Bar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Garden Grove Estates
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
  • Hazeldean
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldean
    • Hazeldean lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the east of Garden Grove Estates
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  • Keephills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keephills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keephills
    • Keephills lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Rolling Heights
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Heights
      • Rolling Heights lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Rolling Meadows
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Spruce Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
      • Spruce Grove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Garden Grove Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove<3>
    • Stony Plain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Plain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Plain
      • Stony Plain lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Garden Grove Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Plain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Plain<3>
    • Sunnybrook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook
      • Sunnybrook lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Sunrise Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Sunset Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Point
      • Sunset Point lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Garden Grove Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Point
    • Virginia Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
      • Virginia Park lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Garden Grove Estates
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    • Woodland Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Garden Grove Estates
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Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Garden Grove Estates. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • John Kordic     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Monday March 22, 1965 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Saturday August 8, 1992 at the age of 27. He is buried at St. Albert RC Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Kordic<4>
    • Oscar Herbert Kruger     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Saturday December 24, 1932 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday July 4, 2010 at the age of 77.
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Herbert Kruger<4>
    • John M. 'Red' Pollard     (Jockey)
      • Jockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Wednesday October 27, 1909 and died in Pawtucket (Rhode Island) on Saturday March 7, 1981 at the age of 71. He is buried at Notre Dame Cemetery (Providence County, Rhode Island).
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John M. 'Red' Pollard<4>
    • Hank Smith     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Garmish - Partenkirchen (Germany) on Saturday September 15, 1934 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday October 20, 2002 at the age of 68.
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Smith<4>
    • Gordon Lynn Strate     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Tueday May 28, 1935 and died in Sherwood Park (Alberta) on Wednesday September 5, 2012 at the age of 77. He is buried at Glenwood Memorial Gardens (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Sherwood Park is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Garden Grove Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gordon Lynn Strate<4>

How Far From Garden Grove Estates 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 Garden Grove Estates to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Garden Grove Estates to Edmonton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,780 miles [2,864.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,258 miles [10,071.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,024 miles [11,304 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,116 miles [8,233.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Garden Grove Estates. 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 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.
<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- Garden Grove Estates) 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 Garden Grove Estates. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garden Grove Estates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden Grove Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4849, Longitude: -113.9484    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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.
<6>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 Garden Grove Estates to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.182 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.156 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.473 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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