RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Hondo, Alberta

Community
Profile
Nearby Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other AB
Communities













Communities Also Named Hondo ...

We have found two communities that share the name Hondo.

Within Alberta, the name Hondo is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln County
      • This Hondo is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,555 miles [2,502.5 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hondo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Hondo.
    • Texas
      • Medina County
      • This Hondo is located in Medina County and lies 1,922 miles [3,093.2 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hondo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Medina County community of Hondo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hondo ...

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.

  • Calling Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calling Lake
    • Calling Lake lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Hondo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calling Lake
  • Fawcett
  • Flatbush
  • Island Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Lake
    • Island Lake lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Hondo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Lake
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Mirror Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mirror Landing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mirror Landing
      • Mirror Landing lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Hondo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mirror Landing
    • Sunset Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
      • Sunset Beach lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Hondo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Beach
    • Whispering Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Hills
      • Whispering Hills lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Hondo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Hills
    • White Gull
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Gull came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Gull
      • White Gull lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Hondo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Gull

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 107 miles [172.2 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Hondo to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 5 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,791 miles [2,882.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,161 miles [9,915.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,926 miles [11,146.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,033 miles [8,099.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alberta Community

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hondo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hondo) 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 Hondo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hondo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hondo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0667, Longitude: -114.0333    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 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.
<5>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 Hondo to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.25 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.362 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.238 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 01 Jul 2020