A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Mackay.
This page contains three sections:
How Far From Mackay 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 Mackay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Mackay and extending to:
Communities Also Named Mackay ...
We have found 3 communities that share the name Mackay.
While the name Mackay is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name 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.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Alberta
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the South.
Distance: About 1,946 miles [3,131.8 km] to the Southeast.
Communities Located Internationally
Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>
Distance: About 7,591 miles [12,216.5 km] to the West
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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 10 Jul 2019