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Curious and Interesting Names Near Josephburg ...

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.

  • Beverly (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Bon Accord (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<3>
  • Carbondale (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Chipman (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chipman
    • Chipman lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chipman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chipman
  • Deerland (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerland
    • Deerland lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerland
  • Gold Bar (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Josephburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
  • Half Moon Lake (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Lake
    • Half Moon Lake lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Josephburg
    • Half Moon Lake has also been known as:
    • Half Moon Estates
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  • Redwater (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Star (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
    • Star lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Josephburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
  • Virginia Park (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
    • Virginia Park lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Josephburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Park

How Far From Josephburg to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Josephburg to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Josephburg to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,745 miles [2,808.3 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,228 miles [10,023 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 6,994 miles [11,255.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,081 miles [8,177.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Josephburg) 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 Josephburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JosephburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Josephburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7153, Longitude: -113.0687    
<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>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 Josephburg 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 333.471 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.371 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.841 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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