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Communities Also Named Aspotogan ...

We have found one communities that share the name Aspotogan.

There is one other community in Nova Scotia which is also named Aspotogan.

Beyond Nova Scotia.

  • Communities Located In Nova Scotia ...

Curious and Interesting Names Near Aspotogan ...

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.

  • Chester
  • Chester Islands
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester Islands
    • Chester Islands lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Aspotogan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Islands came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Islands
  • Deep Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Cove
    • Deep Cove lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Aspotogan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Cove
  • Fox Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Point
    • Fox Point lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Aspotogan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Point
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    • Indian Harbour
    • Little Tancook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Tancook
      • Little Tancook lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Aspotogan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Tancook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Tancook
    • Robinsons Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinsons Corner
      • Robinsons Corner lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Aspotogan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinsons Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinsons Corner
    • Squid Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Squid Cove
      • Squid Cove lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Aspotogan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Squid Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Squid Cove

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 Aspotogan. 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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    • Marty 'Goal-a-Game' Barry     (Professional hockey)
    • Viola Desmond     (Businesswoman, civil rights figure, activist)
      • Businesswoman, civil rights figure, activist. She was born in Halifax (NS) on July 6, 1914 (a Monday) and died on February 7, 1965 (a Sunday) at the age of 50. She is buried at Camp Hill Cemetery (Halifax County, Nova Scotia).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Viola Desmond<4>
    • George 'Little Chocolate' Dixon     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Halifax (NS) on July 29, 1870 (a Friday) and died on January 6, 1908 (a Monday) at the age of 37. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Little Chocolate' Dixon<4>
    • Denny Doherty     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Full name: Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Halifax (NS) on November 29, 1940 (a Friday) and died in Mississauga (ON) on January 19, 2007 (a Friday) at the age of 66. He is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Halifax County, Nova Scotia).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Denny Doherty<4>
    • Harold Rudolf Foster     (Cartoonist)
    • Jerry Granelli     (Musician)
      • Full name: Gerald John Granelli
      • Musician. He was born in San Francisco (CA) on December 30, 1940 (a Monday) and died in Halifax (NS) on July 20, 2021 (a Tueday) at the age of 80. We don't have any burial details.
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jerry Granelli<4>
    • Ruby Keeler     (Actress, dancer)
      • Full name: Etheyl Ruby Keeler
      • Actress, dancer. She was born in Dartmouth (NS) on August 25, 1909 (a Wednesday) and died in Rancho Mirage (CA) on February 28, 1993 (a Sunday) at the age of 83.
      • Dartmouth is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ruby Keeler<4>
    • Don Messer     (Musician)
      • Full name: Donald Charles Frederick Messer
      • Musician. He was born in Tweedside (NB) on May 9, 1909 (a Sunday) and died in Halifax (NS) on March 26, 1973 (a Monday) at the age of 63. He is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Halifax County, Nova Scotia).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Messer<4>
    • Margaret Lewin Rice Perry     (Director, producer, cinematographer)
    • Raylene Rankin     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born on September 15, 1960 (a Thursday) and died in Halifax (NS) on September 30, 2012 (a Sunday) at the age of 52. She is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery (Inverness County, Nova Scotia).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Raylene Rankin<4>
    • Laura Smith     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. She was born in London (ON) on March 14, 1952 (a Friday) and died in Mahone Bay (NS) on March 7, 2020 (a Saturday) at the age of 68. We don't have any burial details.
      • Mahone Bay is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Laura Smith<4>
    • Sir John Thompson     (5th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1892 - December 1894))
      • Full name: John Sparrow David Thompson
      • 5th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1892 - December 1894). He was born in Halifax (NS) on November 10, 1845 (a Monday) and died in Windsor (England) on December 12, 1894 (a Wednesday) at the age of 49. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Halifax County, Nova Scotia).
      • Halifax is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Aspotogan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir John Thompson<4>
    • James R. Williams     (Cartoonist)

How Far From Aspotogan 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 Aspotogan to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 571 miles [918.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Aspotogan to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 33 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,126 miles [8,249.5 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 5,830 miles [9,382.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,707 miles [5,965.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Aspotogan) 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 Aspotogan. 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 AspotoganOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aspotogan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5235, Longitude: -64.0504    
<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 Aspotogan 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 299.344 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.767 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.088 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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