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Curious and Interesting Names Near Annapolis Royal ...

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.

  • Cornwallis
  • Cornwallis Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwallis Park
    • Cornwallis Park lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Annapolis Royal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwallis Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwallis Park
  • Deep Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Brook
    • Deep Brook lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Annapolis Royal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Brook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Brook
  • Graywood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graywood
    • Graywood lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Annapolis Royal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graywood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graywood
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    • Guinea
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guinea
      • Guinea lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Annapolis Royal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guinea came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guinea
    • Hillsburn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsburn
      • Hillsburn lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Annapolis Royal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsburn
    • Princedale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princedale
      • Princedale lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Annapolis Royal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princedale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princedale
    • Round Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Hill
      • Round Hill lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Annapolis Royal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Hill

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 Annapolis Royal. 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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    • Rose Fortune     (Businesswomand, police officer)
      • Businesswomand, police officer. She was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 13, 1774 and died in Annapolis Royal on Saturday February 20, 1864 at the age of 89. She is buried at Garrison Graveyard (Annapolis County, Nova Scotia).
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rose Fortune<4>

How Far From Annapolis Royal 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 town such as Annapolis Royal to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 498 miles [801.5 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Annapolis Royal to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 29 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 20 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,181 miles [8,338 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,888 miles [9,475.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,765 miles [6,059.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Annapolis Royal: www.annapolisroyal.com/

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Annapolis Royal) 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 Annapolis Royal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Annapolis Royal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Annapolis Royal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7445, Longitude: -65.5144    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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 Annapolis Royal 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 300.178 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 295.738 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.638 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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