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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 284 miles [457.1 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Wrentham to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 17 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,708 miles [2,748.8 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,469 miles [10,410.8 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 7,238 miles [11,648.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,282 miles [8,500.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wrentham ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Wrentham.

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


Communities Outside of Alberta

Massachusetts

Norfolk County

Our profile page for Wrentham, Norfolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,005 miles [3,226.7 km] to the East

Oregon

Wasco County

Our profile page for Wrentham, Wasco County   [Map]
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrentham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5153, Longitude: -112.1740     [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 Wrentham 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 332.688 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.123 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.962 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wrentham.