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Communities Also Named Mackay ...

We have found three communities that share the name Mackay.

Within Alberta, the name Mackay is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Mackay, we know of another community located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Idaho
      • Custer County
      • This Mackay is located in Custer County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<1> to the south.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackay
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Mackay.
    • Texas
      • Wharton County
      • This Mackay is located in Wharton County and lies 1,946 miles [3,131.8 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackay
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wharton County community of Mackay.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Australia
      • Distance: 7,591 miles [12,216.5 km]<1> to the west
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackay

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mackay ...

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.

  • Carrot Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrot Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrot Creek
    • Carrot Creek lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Mackay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrot Creek
  • Chip Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chip Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chip Lake
    • Chip Lake lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Mackay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chip Lake
  • Cynthia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cynthia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cynthia
    • Cynthia lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Mackay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cynthia
  • Green Court
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Court came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Court
    • Green Court lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mackay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Court
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Haddock
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haddock
      • Haddock lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Mackay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haddock
    • Nojack
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nojack came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nojack
      • Nojack lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Mackay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nojack
    • Peers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peers came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peers
      • Peers lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Mackay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peers
    • Wildwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Mackay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildwood<3>

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 85 miles [136.8 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Mackay to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,847 miles [2,972.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 105 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,276 miles [10,100.2 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 7,041 miles [11,331.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,148 miles [8,284.9 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- Mackay) 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 Mackay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mackay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mackay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6500, Longitude: -115.5833    
<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 Mackay 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 335.51 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.671 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.545 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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