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Patricia, Alberta

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The location of Patricia

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Patricia.

This page contains three sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Patricia and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 211 miles [339.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Patricia to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 12 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 [Map]) is 1,682 miles [2,706.9 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,387 miles [10,278.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,155 miles [11,514.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,205 miles [8,376.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Patricia ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Patricia.

While the name Patricia is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta

South Dakota

Bennett County

Our profile page for Patricia, Bennett County   [Map]

Distance: About 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the Southeast.


Dawson County

Our profile page for Patricia, Dawson County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,345 miles [2,164.6 km] to the South Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Patricia ...

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.

Bow City   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southwest of Patricia   [Map]

Duchess   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Gem   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Jenner   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]

Pollockville   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Rolling Hills   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the South   [Map]

Rosemary   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]

Steveville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Patricia) 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 Patricia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Patricia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Patricia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7000, Longitude: -111.6833     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Patricia to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.326 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.812 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.459 degrees.

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