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Communities Also Named Watts ...

We have found nineteen communities that share the name Watts.

Within Alberta, the name Watts is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another nineteen communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Watts [Jefferson County].
    • Arkansas
      • Searcy County
      • This Watts is located in Searcy County and lies 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Searcy County community of Watts.
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Watts is located in Los Angeles County and lies 1,261 miles [2,029.4 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Watts.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Watts is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,239 miles [3,603.3 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Watts.
    • Idaho
      • Kootenai County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Watts [Kootenai County].
    • Kentucky
      • Breathitt County
      • This Watts is located in Breathitt County and lies 1,705 miles [2,743.9 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Breathitt County community of Watts.
    • Louisiana
      • Ouachita Parish
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Watts [Ouachita Parish].
    • Mississippi
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Watts [Jackson County].
    • Nebraska
      • Lincoln County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nebraska community of Watts [Lincoln County].
    • Nevada
      • Lander County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lander County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lander County community of Watts.
    • North Carolina
      • Iredell County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Watts [Iredell County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Adair County
      • This Watts is located in Adair County and lies 1,375 miles [2,212.8 km]<2> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adair County community of Watts.
    • Oregon
      • Klamath County
      • This Watts is located in Klamath County and lies 760 miles [1,223.1 km]<2> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Klamath County community of Watts.
      • Washington County
      • This Watts is located in Washington County and lies 657 miles [1,057.3 km] to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Watts.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Watts [Lancaster County].
    • South Carolina
      • Abbeville County
      • This Watts is located in Abbeville County and lies 1,902 miles [3,061 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Abbeville County community of Watts.
    • Texas
      • Caldwell County
      • This Watts is located in Caldwell County and lies 1,685 miles [2,711.7 km]<2> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caldwell County community of Watts.
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • This Watts is located in Albemarle County and lies 1,870 miles [3,009.5 km]<2> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Watts.
    • West Virginia
      • Greenbrier County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Watts [Greenbrier County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Watts ...

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.

  • Aerial
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aerial
    • Aerial lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Watts
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Aerial. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aerial
  • Byemoor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byemoor
    • Byemoor lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Watts
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byemoor
  • Dorothy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorothy
    • Dorothy lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the south of Watts
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorothy
  • Drumheller
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Hartshorn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartshorn
      • Hartshorn lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Watts
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartshorn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartshorn
    • Heart Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heart Lake
      • Heart Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Watts
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    • Leo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo
      • Leo lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Watts
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Leo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leo
    • Richdale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richdale
      • Richdale lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Watts
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    • Rose Lynn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Lynn
      • Rose Lynn lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Watts
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Lynn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Lynn
    • Rosedale
    • Rosedale Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale Station
      • Rosedale Station lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Watts
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale Station

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 Watts. 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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    • Glen Gorbous     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Drumheller (Alberta) on Tueday July 8, 1930 and died in Calgary (Alberta) on Tueday June 12, 1990 at the age of 59.
      • Drumheller is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Watts.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glen Gorbous<7>

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 143 miles [230.1 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Watts to Edmonton, with an average speed<8>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,699 miles [2,734.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
    • The shortest distance<9> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,336 miles [10,196.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,104 miles [11,432.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<11>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,165 miles [8,312.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<12>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Watts. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Watts could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Watts) 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 Watts. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WattsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watts. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6620, Longitude: -112.0918    
<3>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 Watts, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>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.
<9>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 Watts to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.669 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.286 degrees.
<12>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.561 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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