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Communities Also Named Oberlin ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Oberlin.

Within Alberta, the name Oberlin is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Decatur County
      • This Oberlin is located in Decatur County and lies 1,041 miles [1,675.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Oberlin.
    • Louisiana
      • Allen Parish
      • This Oberlin is located in Allen Parish and lies 1,810 miles [2,912.9 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allen Parish community of Oberlin.
      • Calcasieu Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Oberlin [Calcasieu Parish].
    • Michigan
      • Benzie County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Oberlin [Benzie County].
      • Gladwin County
      • This Oberlin is located in Gladwin County and lies 1,413 miles [2,274 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gladwin County community of Oberlin.
    • North Carolina
      • Wake County
      • This Oberlin is located in Wake County and lies 2,017 miles [3,246 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Oberlin.
    • Ohio
      • Lorain County
      • This Oberlin is located in Lorain County and lies 1,620 miles [2,607.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lorain County community of Oberlin.
    • Oklahoma
      • Bryan County
      • This Oberlin is located in Bryan County and lies 1,526 miles [2,455.9 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bryan County community of Oberlin.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Dauphin County
      • This Oberlin is located in Dauphin County and lies 1,887 miles [3,036.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dauphin County community of Oberlin.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oberlin ...

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.

  • Big Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Valley
    • Big Valley lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Oberlin
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Valley<5>
  • Byemoor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byemoor
    • Byemoor lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Oberlin
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  • Leo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo
    • Leo lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Oberlin
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  • Meeting Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeting Creek
    • Meeting Creek lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Oberlin
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How Far From Oberlin to ...

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 90 miles [144.8 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Oberlin to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>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 6 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 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,313 miles [10,159.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,081 miles [11,395.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,154 miles [8,294.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oberlin. 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 '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- Oberlin) 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 Oberlin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oberlin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oberlin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.2848, Longitude: -112.9098    
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Oberlin 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>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 Oberlin, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>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.
<7>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 Oberlin to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.334 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.095 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.992 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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