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

Innisfail, Alberta

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













Communities Also Named Innisfail ...

We have found one communities that share the name Innisfail.

Within Alberta, the name Innisfail is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Innisfail in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Innisfail is located in Cook County and lies 1,393 miles [2,241.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Innisfail
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Innisfail.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Innisfail ...

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.

  • Birchcliff
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchcliff
    • Birchcliff lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Innisfail
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birchcliff
  • Dickson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson
    • Dickson lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Innisfail
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson
  • Eagle Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Hill
    • Eagle Hill lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Innisfail
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Hill
  • Half Moon Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Half Moon Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Bay
    • Half Moon Bay lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Innisfail
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Half Moon Bay
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Markerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markerville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markerville
      • Markerville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Innisfail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Markerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Markerville<3>
    • Olds
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olds came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olds
      • Olds lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Innisfail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olds<3>
    • Raven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raven came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raven
      • Raven lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Innisfail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raven
    • Red Deer
    • Springbrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Innisfail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook
    • Spruce View

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 Innisfail. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • George Trenholm Allen     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Monday July 27, 1914 and died in Red Deer (Alberta) on Monday March 27, 2000 at the age of 85. He is buried at Alto Reste Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Red Deer is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Innisfail.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Trenholm Allen<4>
    • Oscar Ingolfur 'Ossie' Asmundson     (Professional hockey)
    • Gary Ralph Buck     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born on Thursday March 21, 1940 and died in Didsbury (Alberta) on Wednesday October 15, 2003 at the age of 63. He is buried at Didsbury Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Didsbury is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Innisfail.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Ralph Buck<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 106 miles [170.6 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Innisfail to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>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 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,349 miles [10,217.7 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 7,115 miles [11,450.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,195 miles [8,360.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Innisfail: www.townofinnisfail.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Innisfail. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.0274, Longitude: -113.9472    
<2>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.
<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 Innisfail 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 334.166 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.02 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.72 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: 07 Aug 2020