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Communities Also Named Black River Road ...

We have found two communities that share the name Black River Road.

There is one other community in Nova Scotia which is also named Black River Road.

Beyond Nova Scotia, there is another community also named Black River Road in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New Brunswick
      • This Black River Road lies 100 miles [160.9 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Black River Road ...

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.

  • Glenville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Black River Road
    • 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.<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
  • Junction Road
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction Road
    • Junction Road lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Black River Road
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Little Forks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Forks
    • Little Forks lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Black River Road
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  • Little River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River
    • Little River lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Black River Road
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  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Poison Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poison Lake
      • Poison Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Black River Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poison Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poison Lake
    • Salt Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Springs
      • Salt Springs lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Black River Road
      • 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.<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Springs
    • Salt Springs Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Springs Station
      • Salt Springs Station lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Black River Road
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    • Stanley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Black River Road
      • 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.<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Valley Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Road
      • Valley Road lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Black River Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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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 Black River Road. 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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    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Black River Road.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Charles Tupper<4>

How Far From Black River Road 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 community such as Black River Road to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 566 miles [910.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Black River Road 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 5,085 miles [8,183.5 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 5,794 miles [9,324.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,669 miles [5,904.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Black River Road) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black River Road. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6843, Longitude: -63.9868    
<2>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.
<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 Black River Road 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 299.014 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.616 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 295.281 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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