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How Far From Sunrise Beach 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 village such as Sunrise Beach to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Sunrise Beach to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,785 miles [2,872.7 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,241 miles [10,043.9 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 7,007 miles [11,276.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,102 miles [8,210.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sunrise Beach ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Sunrise Beach.

While the name Sunrise Beach is unique within Alberta, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

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Kosciusko County

Our profile page for Sunrise Beach, Kosciusko County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,557 miles [2,505.7 km] to the East Southeast


Anne Arundel County

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Distance: About 2,018 miles [3,247.7 km] to the East Southeast


Camden County

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Distance: About 1,473 miles [2,370.6 km] to the Southeast

New Jersey

Ocean County

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Distance: About 2,080 miles [3,347.4 km] to the East Southeast

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North Carolina

Catawba County

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Distance: About 2,009 miles [3,233.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Distance: About 1,705 miles [2,743.9 km] to the East

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Pierce County

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Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Southwest

Thurston County

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Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunrise Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7883, Longitude: -114.0486     [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 Sunrise Beach 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 334.264 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 335.274 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.486 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sunrise Beach.