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Communities Also Named Hartshorn ...

We have found five communities that share the name Hartshorn.

Within Alberta, the name Hartshorn is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Illinois
      • Vermilion County
      • This Hartshorn is located in Vermilion County and lies 1,423 miles [2,290.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vermilion County community of Hartshorn.
    • Minnesota
      • Wadena 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 Minnesota community of Hartshorn [Wadena County].
    • Missouri
      • Texas County
      • This Hartshorn is located in Texas County and lies 1,424 miles [2,291.7 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartshorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Texas County community of Hartshorn.
    • North Carolina
      • Alamance 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 North Carolina community of Hartshorn [Alamance County].
    • Ohio
      • Monroe County
      • This Hartshorn is located in Monroe County and lies 1,700 miles [2,735.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartshorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Hartshorn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hartshorn ...

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.

  • Big Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Valley
    • Big Valley lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Hartshorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Valley<4>
  • Byemoor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byemoor
    • Byemoor lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Hartshorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Drumheller
  • Fleet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleet
    • Fleet lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartshorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Heart Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heart Lake
      • Heart Lake lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hartshorn
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    • Leo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo
      • Leo lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Hartshorn
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Leo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leo
    • Red Willow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Willow
      • Red Willow lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Hartshorn
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    • Rosedale

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 121 miles [194.7 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Hartshorn to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,709 miles [2,750.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 98 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,324 miles [10,177.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,092 miles [11,413.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,157 miles [8,299.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hartshorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hartshorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9333, Longitude: -112.3333    
<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 Hartshorn 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>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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.
<7>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 Hartshorn to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.866 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.534 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.673 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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