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Communities Also Named Grenfell ...

We have found one communities that share the name Grenfell.

Within Saskatchewan, the name Grenfell is unique.

Beyond Saskatchewan, there is another community also named Grenfell in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Grenfell.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grenfell ...

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.

  • Corning
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    • Corning lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the south of Grenfell
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  • Indian Head
  • Kennedy
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    • Kennedy lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Grenfell
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  • Kipling
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    • Kipling lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Grenfell
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    • Kipling Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kipling Station
      • Kipling Station lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Grenfell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kipling Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kipling Station
    • Moose Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Bay
      • Moose Bay lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Grenfell
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    • Sandy Beach
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      • Sandy Beach lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Grenfell
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    • Summerberry
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerberry
      • Summerberry lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Grenfell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerberry came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Sunset Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
      • Sunset Beach lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Grenfell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Beach

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 Grenfell. 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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    • Bryan Hextall     (Professional hockey)

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

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

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    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 74 miles [119.1 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Grenfell to Regina, with an average speed<6>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 5 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) is 1,298 miles [2,088.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 51 days and walking would take 74 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,205 miles [9,986 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,973 miles [11,222 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,961 miles [7,984 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.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 Grenfell 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grenfell) 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 Grenfell. 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 GrenfellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grenfell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4114, Longitude: -102.9301    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Grenfell to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 325.459 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 324.975 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.96 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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