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Communities Also Named Jasper ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Jasper.

Within Alberta, the name Jasper is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another 26 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 26 communities, one is located in Canada and the other 25 communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Walker County
      • This Jasper is located in Walker County and lies 2,002 miles [3,221.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Jasper.
    • Arkansas
      • Newton County
      • This Jasper is located in Newton County and lies 1,676 miles [2,697.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Jasper.
    • Colorado
      • Rio Grande County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Jasper [Rio Grande County].
    • Florida
      • Hamilton County
      • This Jasper is located in Hamilton County and lies 2,340 miles [3,765.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Jasper.
    • Georgia
      • Pickens County
      • This Jasper is located in Pickens County and lies 2,076 miles [3,341 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Jasper.
    • Indiana
      • Dubois County
      • This Jasper is located in Dubois County and lies 1,784 miles [2,871.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dubois County community of Jasper.
    • Kansas
      • Linn County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Linn County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Jasper.
    • Michigan
      • Lenawee County
      • This Jasper is located in Lenawee County and lies 1,745 miles [2,808.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenawee County community of Jasper.
    • Minnesota
      • Pipestone County
      • This Jasper is located in Pipestone County and lies 1,167 miles [1,878.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pipestone County community of Jasper.
    • Missouri
      • Jasper County
      • This Jasper is located in Jasper County and lies 1,566 miles [2,520.2 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Jasper.
    • Nevada
      • Elko County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Elko County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elko County community of Jasper.
    • New York
      • Steuben County
      • This Jasper is located in Steuben County and lies 2,001 miles [3,220.3 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of Jasper.
    • North Carolina
      • Craven County
      • This Jasper is located in Craven County and lies 2,323 miles [3,738.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Craven County community of Jasper.
    • Ohio
      • Fayette County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Jasper [Fayette County].
      • Pike County
      • This Jasper is located in Pike County and lies 1,906 miles [3,067.4 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Jasper.
      • Scioto County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Scioto County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scioto County community of Jasper.
    • Oklahoma
      • Choctaw County
      • This Jasper is located in Choctaw County and lies 1,702 miles [2,739.1 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Choctaw County community of Jasper.
    • Ontario
      • This Jasper lies 1,963 miles [3,159.1 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • This Jasper is located in Lane County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lane County community of Jasper.
    • South Carolina
      • Darlington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Jasper [Darlington County].
      • Jasper County
      • This Jasper is located in Jasper County and lies 2,319 miles [3,732.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Jasper.
    • South Dakota
      • Charles Mix County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Dakota community of Jasper [Charles Mix County].
    • Tennessee
      • Marion County
      • This Jasper is located in Marion County and lies 2,000 miles [3,218.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Jasper.
    • Texas
      • Jasper County
      • This Jasper is located in Jasper County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Jasper.
    • Virginia
      • Lee County
      • This Jasper is located in Lee County and lies 2,023 miles [3,255.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Jasper.
    • West Virginia
      • Boone County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Jasper [Boone County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jasper ...

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.

  • Entrance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Entrance came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Entrance
    • Entrance lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Jasper
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Entrance
  • Mountain Park - Historic
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mountain Park. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Park
    • Mountain Park was located 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Jasper
  • Pocahontas
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
    • Pocahontas lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Jasper
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
  • Yellowhead
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellowhead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellowhead
    • Yellowhead lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Jasper
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellowhead

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 194 miles [312.2 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Jasper to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,951 miles [3,139.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 77 days and walking would take 111 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,366 miles [10,245.1 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 7,129 miles [11,473 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,252 miles [8,452.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jasper: www.jasper-alberta.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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jasper) 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 Jasper. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jasper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jasper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8833, Longitude: -118.0833    
<2>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 Jasper, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Jasper 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.
<4>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.
<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 Jasper 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 337.543 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.92 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.354 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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