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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Fredericton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of New Brunswick, lies 91 miles [146.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Albert to Fredericton, 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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 527 miles [848.1 km] to the West (W). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 21 days and walking would take 30 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,118 miles [8,236.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 5,828 miles [9,379.3 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 3,704 miles [5,961 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Albert ...

We have found 17 communities that share the name Albert.

While the name Albert is unique within New Brunswick, we know of another 17 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of New Brunswick

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Alabama

Dallas County

Our profile page for Albert, Dallas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Dallas County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Arkansas

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Albert, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,712 miles [2,755.2 km] to the West Southwest

California

Sacramento County

Our profile page for Albert, Sacramento County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Sacramento County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Georgia

Lumpkin County

Our profile page for Albert, Lumpkin County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,269 miles [2,042.3 km] to the West Southwest

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Kansas

Barton County

Our profile page for Albert, Barton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,808 miles [2,909.7 km] to the West

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Maine

Aroostook County

Our profile page for Albert, Aroostook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Aroostook County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Albert
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the .

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New Mexico

Harding County

Our profile page for Albert, Harding County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,126 miles [3,421.5 km] to the West

Mora County

Our profile page for Albert, Mora County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mora County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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North Dakota

Benson County

Our profile page for Albert, Benson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Benson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Oklahoma

Caddo County

Our profile page for Albert, Caddo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,891 miles [3,043.3 km] to the West

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Ontario

Our profile page for Albert   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the West

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Pennsylvania

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Albert, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Albert   [Map]
Distance: About 1,922 miles [3,093.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Texas

Gillespie County

Our profile page for Albert, Gillespie County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,107 miles [3,390.9 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Scott County

Our profile page for Albert, Scott County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Scott County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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West Virginia

Tucker County

Our profile page for Albert, Tucker County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Tucker County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albert. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6799, Longitude: -64.7796     [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 Albert 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 299.504 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 295.16 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 295.674 degrees.

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<7>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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. 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.

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<8>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 Albert, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Albert.