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Haddock, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 103 miles [165.8 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Haddock 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 1,864 miles [2,999.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,273 miles [10,095.4 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 7,037 miles [11,325 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,150 miles [8,288.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Haddock ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Haddock.

While the name Haddock is unique within Alberta, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Haddock, Lauderdale County   [Map]

This community is historic.<7>

Distance: About 1,868 miles [3,006.3 km] to the East Southeast.


Jones County

Our profile page for Haddock, Jones County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,140 miles [3,444 km] to the East Southeast.

North Carolina

Columbus County

Our profile page for Haddock, Columbus County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Columbus County, we don't know the location of this community within the .


Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Haddock, Schuylkill County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,037 miles [3,278.2 km] to the East.

South Carolina

Orangeburg County

Our profile page for Haddock, Orangeburg County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,208 miles [3,553.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Haddock ...

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.

Bickerdike   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest of Haddock   [Map]

Carrot Creek   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Chip Lake   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Green Court   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Lone Pine   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Nojack   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Peers   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Wildwood   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 from Point A (ie- Haddock) 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 Haddock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Haddock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Haddock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8119, Longitude: -115.9835     [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 Haddock 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 335.837 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 337.054 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.789 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Haddock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Haddock 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.

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