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Curious and Interesting Names Near Montmartre ...

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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Montmartre
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  • Creelman
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    • Creelman lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Montmartre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creelman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Francis
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    • Francis lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Montmartre
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  • Griffin
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    • Griffin lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Montmartre
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    • Indian Head
    • Kipling
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      • Kipling lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Montmartre
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    • Sandy Beach
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      • Sandy Beach lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Montmartre
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    • Summerberry
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerberry
      • Summerberry lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Montmartre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerberry came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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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 Montmartre. 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)
      • Full name: Bryan Aldwyn Hextall
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Grenfell (SK) on July 31, 1913 (a Thursday) and died in Portage la Prairie (MB) on July 25, 1984 (a Wednesday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Hillside Cemetery (Manitoba).
      • Grenfell is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Montmartre.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bryan Hextall<4>

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

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

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    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 53 miles [85.3 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Montmartre to Regina, with an average speed<5> 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 over two days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,319 miles [2,122.7 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three full days, a buggy would take 52 days and walking would take 75 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,229 miles [10,024.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,997 miles [11,260.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,987 miles [8,025.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montmartre) 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 Montmartre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MontmartreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montmartre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2192, Longitude: -103.4482    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Montmartre to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 325.858 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.405 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 315.326 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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