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Communities Also Named Medley ...

We have found five communities that share the name Medley.

Within Alberta, the name Medley is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Medley is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 2,490 miles [4,007.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Medley.
    • Oregon
      • Clatsop County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Medley [Clatsop County].
    • Texas
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Medley [Montgomery County].
    • Virginia
      • Roanoke City
      • This Medley is located in Roanoke City and lies 1,849 miles [2,975.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke City community of Medley.
    • West Virginia
      • Grant County
      • This Medley is located in Grant County and lies 1,788 miles [2,877.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Medley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Medley ...

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.

  • Beaver Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Crossing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Crossing
    • Beaver Crossing lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Medley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Crossing
  • Beaver River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver River
    • Beaver River lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Medley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver River
  • Beaverdam
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverdam came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdam
    • Beaverdam lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Medley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverdam
  • Big Meadow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Meadow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Meadow
    • Big Meadow lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Medley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Meadow
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Happy Hollow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Hollow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Hollow
      • Happy Hollow lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Medley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Hollow
    • Iron River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
      • Iron River lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Medley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
    • Mudie Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mudie Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudie Lake
      • Mudie Lake lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Medley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudie Lake
    • Pierceland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierceland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierceland
      • Pierceland lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Medley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierceland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierceland<4>

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 144 miles [231.7 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Medley to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,637 miles [2,634.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 93 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,132 miles [9,868.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,900 miles [11,104.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,971 miles [8,000 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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 Medley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Medley) 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 Medley. 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 Medley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4190, Longitude: -110.2715    
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Medley 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.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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 Medley to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.216 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.891 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.824 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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