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Communities Also Named Brickton ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Brickton.

Within Nova Scotia, the name Brickton is unique.

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Escambia County
      • This Brickton is located in Escambia County and lies 1,547 miles [2,489.7 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Brickton.
    • Illinois
      • La Salle County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Brickton [La Salle County].
    • Kansas
      • Montgomery County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Montgomery County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Brickton.
    • Michigan
      • Muskegon County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Brickton [Muskegon County].
    • Minnesota
      • Mille Lacs County
      • This Brickton is located in Mille Lacs County and lies 1,377 miles [2,216.1 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mille Lacs County community of Brickton.
    • Nebraska
      • Adams County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nebraska community of Brickton [Adams County].
    • North Carolina
      • Henderson County
      • This Brickton is located in Henderson County and lies 1,124 miles [1,808.9 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henderson County community of Brickton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brickton ...

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.

  • Bridgetown
  • Central Clarence
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Clarence
    • Central Clarence lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Brickton
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  • Clarence
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Brickton
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  • Forest Glade
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Glade
    • Forest Glade lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Brickton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Glade came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Greenwood
    • Margaretsville
    • Mount Rose
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Rose
      • Mount Rose lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Brickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Rose came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Rose
    • Paradise
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Brickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Prince Albert
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prince Albert
      • Prince Albert lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Brickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prince Albert came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Scrag Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scrag Lake
      • Scrag Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Brickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scrag Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scrag Lake
    • Spa Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spa Springs
      • Spa Springs lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Brickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spa Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spa Springs

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 Brickton. 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 (Nova Scotia) on Saturday February 20, 1864 at the age of 89. She is buried at Garrison Graveyard (Annapolis County, Nova Scotia).
      • Annapolis Royal is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brickton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rose Fortune<6>
    • Thelma Vivian Stevens Pepper     (Photographer)
      • Photographer. She was born in Kingston (Nova Scotia) on Wednesday July 28, 1920 and died in Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) on Tueday December 1, 2020 at the age of 100.
      • Kingston is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Brickton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thelma Vivian Stevens Pepper<6>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 515 miles [828.8 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Brickton to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7>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 30 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,159 miles [8,302.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,866 miles [9,440.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,742 miles [6,022.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Brickton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brickton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9092, Longitude: -65.1236    
<2>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Brickton 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.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brickton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Brickton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 299.902 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 295.46 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.346 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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