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Communities Also Named Pickardville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Pickardville.

Within Alberta, the name Pickardville is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Pickardville in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • North Dakota
      • Sheridan County
      • This Pickardville is located in Sheridan County and lies 736 miles [1,184.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickardville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sheridan County community of Pickardville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pickardville ...

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.

  • Birch Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Cove
    • Birch Cove lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Pickardville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Cove
  • Bon Accord
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Pickardville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<3>
  • Carbondale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Pickardville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Clyde
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Pickardville
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    • Freedom
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
    • Gunn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunn
      • Gunn lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunn
    • Highridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highridge
      • Highridge lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highridge
    • Larkspur
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larkspur
      • Larkspur lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Pickardville
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    • Legal
    • Opal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
      • Opal lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal
    • Rich Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Valley
      • Rich Valley lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Valley
    • Sunrise Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Pickardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach

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 Pickardville. 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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    • Greg Polis     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Westlock (Alberta) on Tueday August 8, 1950 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Sunday March 18, 2018 at the age of 67. He is buried at Dapp Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Westlock is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Pickardville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg Polis<4>

How Far From Pickardville to ...

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Pickardville to Edmonton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,780 miles [2,864.6 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 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,221 miles [10,011.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,987 miles [11,244.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,084 miles [8,181.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pickardville. 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 from Point A (ie- Pickardville) 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 Pickardville. 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 Pickardville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickardville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0623, Longitude: -113.8970    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Pickardville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.142 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.158 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.334 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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