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Introduction ...

Although we found mention of Back Settlement during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..


When we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

While we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page that is specific to Back Settlement, there are nearby communities that are likely to provide the information that you're looking for. If you want to learn more about those communities, the following map should be of help.

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Back Settlement - within 40 miles [64.4 km]<2>.

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 22 communities listed:

  • Antigonish
  • Arisaig
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arisaig
    • Arisaig lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arisaig came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arisaig
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arisaig<3>
  • Aspen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aspen
    • Aspen lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the south of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aspen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aspen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aspen<3>
  • Barneys River Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barneys River Station
    • Barneys River Station lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barneys River Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barneys River Station
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barneys River Station<3>
  • Bayfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayfield
    • Bayfield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayfield<3>
  • Cleveland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<3>
  • Egerton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egerton
    • Egerton lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egerton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Egerton<3>
  • Guysborough
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guysborough
    • Guysborough lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysborough came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysborough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guysborough<3>
  • Continue List ...
    • Judique
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judique
      • Judique lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Judique came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Judique
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Judique<3>
    • Little Harbour
    • Mabou
    • McArras Brook
    • Mulgrave
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulgrave
      • Mulgrave lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulgrave came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulgrave
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulgrave<3>
    • New Glasgow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
      • New Glasgow lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Glasgow<3>
    • Pictou
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pictou
      • Pictou lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the west of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pictou came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pictou
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pictou<3>
    • Pomquet
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomquet
      • Pomquet lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomquet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomquet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomquet<3>
    • Port Hastings
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Hastings
      • Port Hastings lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Hastings came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hastings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hastings<3>
    • Port Hawkesbury
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Hawkesbury
      • Port Hawkesbury lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Hawkesbury came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hawkesbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hawkesbury<3>
    • Port Hood
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Hood
      • Port Hood lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Hood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hood<3>
    • Port Shoreham
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Shoreham
      • Port Shoreham lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Shoreham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Shoreham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Shoreham<3>
    • Stellarton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stellarton
      • Stellarton lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stellarton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stellarton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stellarton<3>
    • Westville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westville
      • Westville lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Back Settlement
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westville<3>

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Back Settlement and then turned east". While Back Settlement could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Back Settlement as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller 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 Back Settlement 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.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Nova Scotia community named Back Settlement.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Back Settlement) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Back Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8261, Longitude: -61.9742    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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