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Communities Also Named Millet ...

We have found two communities that share the name Millet.

Within Alberta, the name Millet is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • West Virginia
      • Wayne County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Millet [Wayne County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Crawford 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 Wisconsin community of Millet [Crawford County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Millet ...

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.

  • Cooking Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooking Lake
    • Cooking Lake lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Millet
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  • Crystal Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west of Millet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Golden Days
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden Days
    • Golden Days lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west of Millet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Days came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden Days
  • Grandview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Millet
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    • Hay Lakes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay Lakes
      • Hay Lakes lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Millet
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    • Hercules
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
      • Hercules lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the north of Millet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Mission Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Beach
      • Mission Beach lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the west of Millet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • New Norway
    • Pipestone
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone
      • Pipestone lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Millet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pipestone came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Rolly View
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolly View
      • Rolly View lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Millet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolly View came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolly View
    • Silver Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Beach
      • Silver Beach lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the west of Millet
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    • Sundance Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Beach
      • Sundance Beach lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Millet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Woodland Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Millet
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Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Millet. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • August Solberg 'Gus' Marker     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Wetaskiwin (Alberta) on Tueday August 1, 1905 and died in Kingston (Ontario) on Tueday October 7, 1997 at the age of 92. He is buried at Cataraqui Cemetery (Frontenac County, Ontario).
      • Wetaskiwin is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Millet.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: August Solberg 'Gus' Marker<6>

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<3> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Millet to Edmonton, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,759 miles [2,830.8 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<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,274 miles [10,097 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,040 miles [11,329.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,125 miles [8,247.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Millet, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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 Millet 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Millet) 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 Millet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Millet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0935, Longitude: -113.4737    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>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.
<8>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 Millet to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.796 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.686 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.225 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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