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Communities Also Named Austin Heights ...

We found one communities that share the name Austin Heights.

Within British Columbia, the name Austin Heights is unique.

Beyond British Columbia, there is another community also named Austin Heights in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lackawanna County
      • This Austin Heights is located in Lackawanna County and lies 2,311 miles [3,719.2 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lackawanna County community of Austin Heights.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Austin Heights ...

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.

  • Bridgeview
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeview
  • Brunette Creek
    (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunette Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunette Creek
  • Eagle Ridge
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Ridge
  • Harbour Chines
    (Less than 2 miles to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Chines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Chines
  • Harbour Village
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Village
  • Kelvin
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelvin
  • Mary Hill
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Meadowbrook
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowbrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowbrook
  • Pleasantside
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantside came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantside
  • Queens Park
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queens Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens Park
  • Shops
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shops came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shops

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

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

  • Victoria, which is the Provincial Capital of British Columbia, lies 60 miles [96.6 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Austin Heights to Victoria, with an average speed<3> 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) is 2,186 miles [3,518 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 5 days, a buggy would take 86 days and walking would take 125 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,674 miles [10,740.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,434 miles [11,963.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,576 miles [8,973.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Austin Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2500, Longitude: -122.8667    
<2>If we 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.
<3>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.
<4>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 Austin Heights to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 341.386 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 343.103 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.98 degrees.









 

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