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Communities Also Named Athol ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Athol.

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

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another fifteen communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these fifteen communities, three are located in Canada and fourteen are in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Nova Scotia ...
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Weld 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 Colorado community of Athol [Weld County].
    • Georgia
      • Jones 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 Georgia community of Athol [Jones County].
    • Idaho
      • Kootenai County
      • This Athol is located in Kootenai County and lies 2,437 miles [3,922 km]<2> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kootenai County community of Athol.
    • Illinois
      • Logan 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 Illinois community of Athol [Logan County].
    • Kansas
      • Smith County
      • This Athol is located in Smith County and lies 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Athol.
    • Kentucky
      • Lee County
      • This Athol is located in Lee County and lies 1,141 miles [1,836.3 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Athol.
    • Maryland
      • Wicomico County
      • This Athol is located in Wicomico County and lies 774 miles [1,245.6 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wicomico County community of Athol.
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Athol is located in Worcester County and lies 450 miles [724.2 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Athol.
    • Missouri
      • Bates County
      • This Athol is located in Bates County and lies 1,622 miles [2,610.4 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bates County community of Athol.
      • Jackson County
      • This Athol is located in Jackson County and lies 1,598 miles [2,571.7 km] to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Athol.
    • New York
      • Warren County
      • This Athol is located in Warren County and lies 496 miles [798.2 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Athol.
    • Ontario
      • This Athol lies 648 miles [1,042.9 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Pennsylvania
      • Berks 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 Pennsylvania community of Athol [Berks County].
    • South Dakota
      • Spink County
      • This Athol is located in Spink County and lies 1,656 miles [2,665.1 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spink County community of Athol.
    • Wyoming
      • Laramie County
      • This Athol is located in Laramie County and lies 2,042 miles [3,286.3 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Laramie County community of Athol.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Athol ...

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.

  • Gilbert Mountain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert Mountain
    • Gilbert Mountain lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Athol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert Mountain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert Mountain
  • Glenville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Athol
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Glenville. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
  • Junction Road
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction Road
    • Junction Road lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Athol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction Road
  • Little Forks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Forks
    • Little Forks lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Athol
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Forks
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    • Lower Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Cove
      • Lower Cove lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Athol
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Cove
    • Ragged Reef
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragged Reef
      • Ragged Reef lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Athol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragged Reef came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragged Reef
    • Salt Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Springs
      • Salt Springs lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Athol
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Salt Springs. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Springs
    • Salt Springs Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Springs Station
      • Salt Springs Station lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Athol
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Springs Station
    • Stanley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Athol
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Stanley. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Valley Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Road
      • Valley Road lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Athol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Road

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 Athol. 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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    • R.B. Bennett     (14th Prime Minister of Canada (August 1930 - October 1935))
      • 14th Prime Minister of Canada (August 1930 - October 1935). He was born in Hopewell Hill (New Brunswick) on Sunday July 3, 1870 and died in Mickleham (England) on Thursday June 26, 1947 at the age of 76.
      • Hopewell Hill is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Athol.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: R.B. Bennett<5>
    • Sir Charles Tupper     (7th Prime Minister of Canada (May 1896 - July 1896))
      • 7th Prime Minister of Canada (May 1896 - July 1896). He was born in Amherst (Nova Scotia) on Monday July 2, 1821 and died in Bexleyheath (England) on Saturday October 30, 1915 at the age of 94.
      • Amherst is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Athol.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Charles Tupper<5>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 555 miles [893.2 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Athol to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>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 shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,094 miles [8,198 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 5,804 miles [9,340.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,680 miles [5,922.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.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 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 Athol 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 '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- Athol) 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 Athol. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athol

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6758, Longitude: -64.2158    
<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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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.
<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 Athol 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 299.157 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.774 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 295.399 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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