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

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

  • Winnipeg [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Manitoba, lies 70 miles [112.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from East Braintree to Winnipeg, 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 three full days. 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 [Map]) is 969 miles [1,559.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,052 miles [9,739.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,816 miles [10,969.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,761 miles [7,662.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named East Braintree ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name East Braintree.

While the name East Braintree is unique within Manitoba, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Manitoba


Norfolk County

Our profile page for East Braintree, Norfolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,281 miles [2,061.6 km] to the East Southeast


Orange County

Our profile page for East Braintree, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,147 miles [1,845.9 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Braintree. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6167, Longitude: -95.6167     [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 East Braintree 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 319.943 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 318.641 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.698 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for East Braintree.