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Communities Also Named Kellys Island ...

We have found one communities that share the name Kellys Island.

Within Newfoundland and Labrador, the name Kellys Island is unique.

Beyond Newfoundland and Labrador, there is another community also named Kellys Island in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Ohio
      • Erie County
      • 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 Ohio community of Kellys Island [Erie County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kellys Island ...

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.

  • Chamberlains
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlains
    • Chamberlains lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Kellys Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlains came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlains
  • Foxtrap
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtrap
    • Foxtrap lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Kellys Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtrap came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxtrap
  • Freshwater
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freshwater
    • Freshwater lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Kellys Island
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freshwater
  • Hopewell
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Kellys Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
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    • Horse Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Cove
      • Horse Cove was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horse Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Manuels
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manuels
      • Manuels lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manuels came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manuels
    • Middle Bight - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Bight
      • Middle Bight was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Bight came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Parsonsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsonsville
      • Parsonsville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsonsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsonsville
    • Peachytown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachytown
      • Peachytown lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachytown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachytown
    • Talcville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talcville
      • Talcville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talcville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talcville
    • Topsail
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topsail
      • Topsail lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Kellys Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topsail came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topsail

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 Kellys Island. 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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    • Cathy Jones     (Comedian, actress, writer)
      • Full name: Catherine Theresa Mary Andres Jones
      • Comedian, actress, writer. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on April 6, 1955 (a Wednesday)
      • Saint John's is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Kellys Island.
    • Rick Mercer     (Comedian, actor, satirist, author)
      • Full name: Richard Vincent Mercer
      • Comedian, actor, satirist, author. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on October 17, 1969 (a Friday)
      • Saint John's is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Kellys Island.
    • Greg Thomey     (Comedian, actor, playwright)
      • Comedian, actor, playwright. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 8, 1961 (a Monday)
      • Saint John's is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Kellys Island.
    • Mary Walsh     (Comedian, actress, activist)
      • Full name: Mary Cynthia Walsh
      • Comedian, actress, activist. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 13, 1952 (a Tueday)
      • Saint John's is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Kellys Island.

How Far From Kellys Island 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 community such as Kellys Island to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,084 miles [1,744.5 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Kellys Island to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 62 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,560 miles [7,338.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,262 miles [8,468.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,139 miles [5,051.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.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 Kellys Island 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kellys Island) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kellys Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5500, Longitude: -53.0167    
<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 Kellys Island 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 291.594 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 286.793 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.211 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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