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We searched for American and Canadian communities that are also named Avonhurst, but it seems to be unique.

How Far From Avonhurst to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Avonhurst to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> from Avonhurst to:

  • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Avonhurst to Regina, with an average speed<2> 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 1,352 miles [2,175.8 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 53 days and walking would take 77 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,222 miles [10,013.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 6,991 miles [11,250.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 4,988 miles [8,027.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

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Footnotes ...

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

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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 Avonhurst 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 326.388 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 326.052 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 315.662 degrees.

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