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Goodridge, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Goodridge.

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How Far From Goodridge to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Goodridge to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 104 miles [167.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Goodridge 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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 4 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,679 miles [2,702.1 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,155 miles [9,905.5 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 6,922 miles [11,139.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,001 miles [8,048.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Goodridge ...

While the name Goodridge is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Pennington County

Our profile page for Goodridge, Pennington County   [Map]

Distance: About 795 miles [1,279.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Goodridge ...

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.

Flat Lake   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast of Goodridge   [Map]

Fork Lake   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Goodfish Lake   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]

Horseshoe Bay   -   18 miles [29 km] to the South   [Map]

Hoselaw   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Iron River   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]

Owlseye   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]

Pelican Narrows   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Rich Lake   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Snug Cove   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3856, Longitude: -111.3522     [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 Goodridge 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 332.085 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.867 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.557 degrees.

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