A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Joffre.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Joffre 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 Joffre to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Joffre and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Joffre ...
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.
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 Joffre. 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.
George Trenholm Allen
Professional hockey. He was born on Monday July 27, 1914 and died in Red Deer (Alberta) on Monday March 27, 2000 at an age of 85. He was buried at Alto Reste Cemetery (Alberta) [Map].
Oscar Ingolfur 'Ossie' Asmundson
Professional hockey. He was born in Red Deer (Alberta) on Saturday November 7, 1908 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday November 2, 1964 at an age of 56. He was buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Communities Also Named Joffre ...
We have found 4 communities that share the name Joffre.
While the name Joffre is unique within Alberta, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Alberta
Distance: About 1,913 miles [3,078.7 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 1,301 miles [2,093.8 km] to the South Southeast.
Distance: About 1,762 miles [2,835.7 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 1,905 miles [3,065.8 km] to the East.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Nov 2019