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Round Valley, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 61 miles [98.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Round Valley to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,821 miles [2,930.6 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 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,284 miles [10,113.1 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 7,050 miles [11,345.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,149 miles [8,286.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Round Valley ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Round Valley.

While the name Round Valley is unique within Alberta, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Inyo County

Our profile page for Round Valley, Inyo County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,113 miles [1,791.2 km] to the South.

Plumas County

Our profile page for Round Valley, Plumas County   [Map]

This community is historic.<7>

Distance: About 956 miles [1,538.5 km] to the South Southwest.


Custer County

Our profile page for Round Valley, Custer County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,082 miles [1,741.3 km] to the Southeast.


Rich County

Our profile page for Round Valley, Rich County

This community is historic.

Although located in Rich County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Curious and Interesting Names Near Round Valley ...

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.

Cynthia   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West of Round Valley   [Map]

Keephills   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Lodgepole   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Rocky Rapids   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]

Silver Sands   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Tomahawk   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Violet Grove   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]

Wildwood   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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' (or 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- Round Valley) 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 Round Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Round Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Round Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3523, Longitude: -114.9527     [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 Round Valley 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 334.995 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.066 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.171 degrees.

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<7>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 Round Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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