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Communities Also Named Flatrock ...

We have found three communities that share the name Flatrock.

Within British Columbia, the name Flatrock is unique.

Beyond British Columbia, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these three communities, three are located in Canada and two are in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • 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 Newfoundland and Labrador community of Flatrock.
    • Virginia
      • Russell County
      • This Flatrock is located in Russell County and lies 2,203 miles [3,545.4 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Russell County community of Flatrock.
    • West Virginia
      • Mason County
      • This Flatrock is located in Mason County and lies 2,109 miles [3,394.1 km]<2> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Flatrock.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Flatrock ...

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.

  • Cecil Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil Lake
    • Cecil Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Flatrock
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  • Cherry Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Point
    • Cherry Point lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Flatrock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Doe River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doe River
    • Doe River lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Flatrock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doe River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Goodlow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodlow
    • Goodlow lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Flatrock
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grand Haven
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Haven
      • Grand Haven lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Flatrock
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    • Rose Prairie
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Prairie
      • Rose Prairie lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Flatrock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Prairie came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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    • Seven (7) Mile Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven (7) Mile Corner
      • Seven (7) Mile Corner lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Flatrock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven (7) Mile Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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    • Sweetwater
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Flatrock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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    • Tower Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tower Lake
      • Tower Lake lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Flatrock
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    • Two Rivers
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Rivers
      • Two Rivers lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Flatrock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Rivers came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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How Far From Flatrock 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 Flatrock to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Victoria, which is the Provincial Capital of British Columbia, lies 556 miles [894.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Flatrock to Victoria, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 32 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 22 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 2,039 miles [3,281.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 4 days, a buggy would take 80 days and walking would take 116 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,181 miles [9,947.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,940 miles [11,168.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

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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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Flatrock 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flatrock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatrock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2667, Longitude: -120.2833    
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Flatrock to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 339.373 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.209 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.349 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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