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Communities Also Named Saint John's ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Saint John's.

Within Newfoundland and Labrador, the name Saint John's is unique.

Beyond Newfoundland and Labrador, we know of another 28 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 28 communities, four are located in Canada and 26 are in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Apache County
      • This Saint John's is located in Apache County and lies 3,012 miles [4,847.3 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Apache County community of Saint John's.
    • California
      • Tulare County
      • This Saint John's is located in Tulare County and lies 3,386 miles [5,449.2 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tulare County community of Saint John's.
    • Colorado
      • Summit County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Saint John's [Summit County].
    • Florida
      • Saint Johns County
      • This Saint John's is located in Saint Johns County and lies 1,947 miles [3,133.4 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Johns County community of Saint John's.
    • Idaho
      • Oneida County
      • This Saint John's is located in Oneida County and lies 2,865 miles [4,610.8 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oneida County community of Saint John's.
    • Illinois
      • Perry County
      • This Saint John's is located in Perry County and lies 1,942 miles [3,125.3 km]<1> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Saint John's.
    • Indiana
      • DeKalb County
      • This Saint John's is located in DeKalb County and lies 1,641 miles [2,640.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Saint John's.
      • Shelby County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Saint John's [Shelby County].
    • Kentucky
      • McCracken County
      • This Saint John's is located in McCracken County and lies 1,956 miles [3,147.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McCracken County community of Saint John's.
    • Manitoba
      • This Saint John's lies 1,998 miles [3,215.5 km]<1> to the west northwest.
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    • Michigan
      • Bay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Saint John's [Bay County].
      • Clinton County
      • This Saint John's is located in Clinton County and lies 1,567 miles [2,521.8 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Saint John's.
    • Minnesota
      • Kandiyohi County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Saint John's [Kandiyohi County].
    • Missouri
      • Franklin County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Franklin County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Saint John's.
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Saint John's is located in Saint Louis County and lies 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km]<1> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Saint John's.
    • Montana
      • Hill County
      • This Saint John's is located in Hill County and lies 2,575 miles [4,144.1 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hill County community of Saint John's.
    • New York
      • Rockland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Saint John's [Rockland County].
    • North Carolina
      • Chowan County
      • This Saint John's is located in Chowan County and lies 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chowan County community of Saint John's.
      • Pitt County
      • This Saint John's is located in Pitt County and lies 1,517 miles [2,441.4 km] to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pitt County community of Saint John's.
    • Ohio
      • Auglaize County
      • This Saint John's is located in Auglaize County and lies 1,617 miles [2,602.3 km]<1> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Auglaize County community of Saint John's.
      • Mercer County
      • This Saint John's is located in Mercer County and lies 1,640 miles [2,639.3 km] to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mercer County community of Saint John's.
      • Richland County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Saint John's [Richland County].
    • Ontario
      • This Saint John's lies 1,356 miles [2,182.3 km]<1> to the west.
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    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • This Saint John's is located in Multnomah County and lies 3,210 miles [5,166 km]<1> to the west northwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Multnomah County community of Saint John's.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Luzerne County
      • This Saint John's is located in Luzerne County and lies 1,230 miles [1,979.5 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Saint John's.
    • South Carolina
      • Berkeley County
      • This Saint John's is located in Berkeley County and lies 1,736 miles [2,793.8 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John's
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berkeley County community of Saint John's.
    • Tennessee
      • Lawrence County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Saint John's [Lawrence County].
      • Wilson County
      • This Saint John's is located in Wilson County and lies 1,884 miles [3,032 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Saint John's.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint John's ...

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.

  • Birchy Nap
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchy Nap
    • Birchy Nap lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Saint John's
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchy Nap came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birchy Nap
  • Blackhead
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackhead
    • Blackhead lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint John's
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackhead
  • Freshwater Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freshwater Bay
    • Freshwater Bay lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint John's
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freshwater Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freshwater Bay
  • Georgestown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgestown
    • Georgestown lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Saint John's
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgestown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgestown
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Middle Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Cove
      • Middle Cove was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Mount Pearl
    • Outer Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outer Cove
      • Outer Cove was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Outer Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Rabbit Town
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rabbit Town
      • Rabbit Town lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rabbit Town came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rabbit Town
    • Ricketts Bridge
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ricketts Bridge
      • Ricketts Bridge lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ricketts Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ricketts Bridge
    • Virginia Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
      • Virginia Park lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Park
    • Wishingwell Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wishingwell Park
      • Wishingwell Park lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Saint John's
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wishingwell Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wishingwell Park

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 Saint John's. 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 on April 6, 1955 (a Wednesday)
    • Rick Mercer     (Comedian, actor, satirist, author)
      • Full name: Richard Vincent Mercer
      • Comedian, actor, satirist, author. He was born in Saint John's on October 17, 1969 (a Friday)
    • Greg Thomey     (Comedian, actor, playwright)
      • Comedian, actor, playwright. He was born in Saint John's on May 8, 1961 (a Monday)
    • Mary Walsh     (Comedian, actress, activist)
      • Full name: Mary Cynthia Walsh
      • Comedian, actress, activist. She was born in Saint John's on May 13, 1952 (a Tueday)

How Far From Saint John's 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 city such as Saint John's to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Saint John's and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,098 miles [1,767.1 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Saint John's to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>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 63 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,546 miles [7,316.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,248 miles [8,445.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,125 miles [5,029.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint John's: www.stjohns.ca/

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.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- Saint John's) 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 Saint John's. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint John'sOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint John's. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5704, Longitude: -52.7161    
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Saint John's, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Saint John's 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.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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 Saint John's to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 291.397 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 286.581 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.032 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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