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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Sedgewick to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,684 miles [2,710.1 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 6,260 miles [10,074.5 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 7,027 miles [11,308.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,095 miles [8,199.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sedgewick ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Sedgewick.

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


Communities Outside of Alberta

Colorado

Saguache County

Our profile page for Sedgewick, Saguache County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,035 miles [1,665.7 km] to the South Southeast

Ohio

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Sedgewick, Lawrence County
This community is historic.
Although located in Lawrence County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sedgewick. 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 Sedgewick

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sedgewick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.7769, Longitude: -111.6948     [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 Sedgewick 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 332.361 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.035 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.10 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 Sedgewick, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sedgewick.