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Kingman, Alberta

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The location of Kingman

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Kingman.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Kingman to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Kingman and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 44 miles [70.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Kingman to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,722 miles [2,771.3 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 68 days and walking would take 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,249 miles [10,056.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,016 miles [11,291.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,095 miles [8,199.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Kingman ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Kingman.

While the name Kingman is unique within Alberta, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta

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Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Kingman, Lauderdale County   [Map]

This community is historic.<7>

Distance: About 1,757 miles [2,827.6 km] to the Southeast.


Mohave County

Our profile page for Kingman, Mohave County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,244 miles [2,002 km] to the South.


Shelby County

Our profile page for Kingman, Shelby County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,482 miles [2,385 km] to the East Southeast.


Fountain County

Our profile page for Kingman, Fountain County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,495 miles [2,406 km] to the East Southeast.


Kingman County

Our profile page for Kingman, Kingman County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,277 miles [2,055.1 km] to the Southeast.


Penobscot County

Our profile page for Kingman, Penobscot County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,027 miles [3,262.1 km] to the East.


Clinton County

Our profile page for Kingman, Clinton County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,642 miles [2,642.5 km] to the East Southeast.


Norfolk City

Our profile page for Kingman, Norfolk City

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Norfolk City, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Portsmouth City

Our profile page for Kingman, Portsmouth City   [Map]

Distance: About 2,062 miles [3,318.5 km] to the East Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kingman ...

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.

Bruce   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East of Kingman   [Map]

Cooking Lake   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Daysland   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Half Moon Lake   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Hay Lakes   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Inland   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

New Norway   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Poe   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Round Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kingman) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kingman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kingman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kingman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2167, Longitude: -112.5667     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Kingman to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.064 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.869 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.598 degrees.

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<7>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 Kingman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Kingman 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.

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