RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Valeport, Saskatchewan

Community
Profile
Nearby Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other SK
Communities













Curious and Interesting Names Near Valeport ...

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.

  • Craven
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven
    • Craven lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Valeport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craven came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craven<3>
  • Deer Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Valley
    • Deer Valley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Valeport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Valley
  • Earl Grey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earl Grey
    • Earl Grey lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Valeport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earl Grey came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earl Grey
  • Glen Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Harbour
    • Glen Harbour lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Harbour
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Lipp's Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lipp's Beach
      • Lipp's Beach lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lipp's Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lipp's Beach
    • Pelican Pointe
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Pointe
      • Pelican Pointe lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Pointe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican Pointe
    • Spring Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Bay
      • Spring Bay lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Bay
    • Sunset Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Cove
      • Sunset Cove lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Cove
    • Wee Too Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wee Too Beach
      • Wee Too Beach lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Valeport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wee Too Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wee Too 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 Valeport. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Ron 'Atch' Atchison     (Professional football)
    • Norman Edwin William 'Bill' Clarke     (Professional football)
    • Lorne Austin Davis     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Lumsden (SK) on July 30, 1930 (a Wednesday) and died in Regina (SK) on December 20, 2007 (a Thursday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Lumsden is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south of Valeport.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lorne Austin Davis<4>
    • Donald John Deacon     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on June 2, 1913 (a Monday) and died in Vancouver (BC) on August 1, 1943 (a Sunday) at the age of 30. He is buried at Regina Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald John Deacon<4>
    • Dunc Fisher     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on August 30, 1927 (a Tueday) and died in Regina (SK) on September 22, 2017 (a Friday) at the age of 90. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dunc Fisher<4>
    • Scott Garland     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on May 16, 1952 (a Friday) and died in Montreal (QC) on June 9, 1979 (a Saturday) at the age of 27. He is buried at Regina Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Scott Garland<4>
    • Sandra Schmirler     (Professional curler)
    • Bob Turner     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on January 31, 1934 (a Wednesday) and died in Regina (SK) on February 7, 2005 (a Monday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Valeport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Turner<4>
    • Robert George 'Bob' Turner     (Professional hockey)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Valeport to Regina, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,384 miles [2,227.3 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 54 days and walking would take 79 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,233 miles [10,031 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 7,002 miles [11,268.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,004 miles [8,053.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Find a Community in Saskatchewan

About Saskatchewan

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valeport. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Valeport) 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 Valeport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ValeportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valeport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7484, Longitude: -104.8667    
<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 Valeport 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 326.957 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 326.71 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.098 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022