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Communities Also Named Parkland ...

We have found thirteen communities that share the name Parkland.

Within Alberta, the name Parkland is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another thirteen communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these thirteen communities, .

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Walker County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Parkland [Walker County].
    • British Columbia
      • This Parkland lies 484 miles [778.9 km]<2> to the north northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Florida
      • Broward County
      • This Parkland is located in Broward County and lies 2,416 miles [3,888.2 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Broward County community of Parkland.
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Parkland is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,250 miles [3,621 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Parkland.
    • Illinois
      • Tazewell County
      • This Parkland is located in Tazewell County and lies 1,334 miles [2,146.9 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tazewell County community of Parkland.
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Parkland is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Parkland.
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This Parkland is located in Prince George's County and lies 1,947 miles [3,133.4 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Parkland.
    • North Carolina
      • Wake County
      • This Parkland is located in Wake County and lies 2,005 miles [3,226.7 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Parkland.
    • Oklahoma
      • Lincoln County
      • This Parkland is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,301 miles [2,093.8 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Parkland.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • This Parkland is located in Bucks County and lies 1,982 miles [3,189.7 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bucks County community of Parkland.
    • Saskatchewan
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • This Parkland is located in Pierce County and lies 452 miles [727.4 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Parkland.
    • Wisconsin
      • Douglas County
      • This Parkland is located in Douglas County and lies 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Parkland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Parkland ...

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.

  • Black Diamond
  • Blackie
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackie
    • Blackie lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Parkland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackie
  • Champion
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Parkland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champion
  • Ensign
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ensign came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ensign
    • Ensign lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Parkland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ensign
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • High River
    • Longview
    • Monarch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
      • Monarch lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Parkland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monarch
    • Vulcan
    • Woodhouse
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhouse
      • Woodhouse lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Parkland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodhouse

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 Parkland. 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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    • Joe Clark     (20th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1979 - March 1980))
      • 20th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1979 - March 1980). He was born in High River (Alberta) on Monday June 5, 1939
      • High River is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Parkland.
    • Murray Albert 'Bert' Olmstead     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Sceptre (Saskatchewan) on Saturday September 4, 1926 and died in High River (Alberta) on Tueday November 17, 2015 at the age of 89.
      • High River is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Parkland.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Murray Albert 'Bert' Olmstead<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 227 miles [365.3 km]<2> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Parkland to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,770 miles [2,848.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,454 miles [10,386.7 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 7,221 miles [11,621.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,284 miles [8,503.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Parkland 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parkland) 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 Parkland. 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 Parkland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2500, Longitude: -113.6667    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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.
<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 Parkland 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 333.904 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.576 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.813 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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