A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Owendale.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Owendale 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 Owendale to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Owendale and extending to:
Communities Also Named Owendale ...
While the name Owendale is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alberta
Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the East.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Owendale ...
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.
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 Owendale. 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.
Colin Archibald Low
Filmmaker, director, producer. He was born in Cardston (Alberta) on Saturday July 24, 1926 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Wednesday February 24, 2016 at an age of 89.
Fay Wray (Vina Fay Wray)
Actress. She was born in Cardston (Alberta) on Sunday September 15, 1907 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday August 8, 2004 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 28 Apr 2019