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Communities Also Named Bristol ...

We have found 47 communities that share the name Bristol.

Within Nova Scotia, the name Bristol is unique.

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another 44 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 44 communities, four are located in Canada and 40 are in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Bristol, we know of three communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Faulkner County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Bristol [Faulkner County].
    • California
      • Orange 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 California community of Bristol [Orange County].
      • San Bernardino County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Bristol [San Bernardino County].
    • Colorado
      • Prowers County
      • This Bristol is located in Prowers County and lies 1,980 miles [3,186.5 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prowers County community of Bristol.
    • Connecticut
      • Hartford County
      • This Bristol is located in Hartford County and lies 446 miles [717.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hartford County community of Bristol.
    • Florida
      • Liberty County
      • This Bristol is located in Liberty County and lies 1,450 miles [2,333.5 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Liberty County community of Bristol.
    • Georgia
      • Pierce County
      • This Bristol is located in Pierce County and lies 1,286 miles [2,069.6 km]<3> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Bristol.
    • Illinois
      • Effingham County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Bristol [Effingham County].
      • Kendall County
      • This Bristol is located in Kendall County and lies 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kendall County community of Bristol.
    • Indiana
      • Elkhart County
      • This Bristol is located in Elkhart County and lies 1,076 miles [1,731.7 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elkhart County community of Bristol.
    • Iowa
      • Worth County
      • This Bristol is located in Worth County and lies 1,427 miles [2,296.5 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worth County community of Bristol.
    • Kansas
      • Coffey 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 Kansas community of Bristol [Coffey County].
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bristol [Jefferson County].
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Bristol is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 1,714 miles [2,758.4 km]<3> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Bristol.
      • Saint Landry Parish
      • This Bristol is located in Saint Landry Parish and lies 1,766 miles [2,842.1 km] to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Landry Parish community of Bristol.
    • Maine
      • Lincoln County
      • This Bristol is located in Lincoln County and lies 237 miles [381.4 km]<3> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Bristol.
    • Manitoba
      • This Bristol lies 1,547 miles [2,489.7 km]<3> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Bristol is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 716 miles [1,152.3 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Bristol.
      • Charles County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Bristol [Charles County].
    • Michigan
      • Iosco 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 Bristol [Iosco County].
      • Kent County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Bristol [Kent County].
      • Lake County
      • This Bristol is located in Lake County and lies 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km]<3> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Bristol.
    • Minnesota
      • Fillmore County
      • This Bristol is located in Fillmore County and lies 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km]<3> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fillmore County community of Bristol.
    • Missouri
      • Jackson County
      • This Bristol is located in Jackson County and lies 1,564 miles [2,517 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Bristol.
    • Nevada
      • Lincoln County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Bristol [Lincoln County].
      • Washoe County
      • This community is historic and although located in Washoe County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washoe County community of Bristol.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Bristol lies 216 miles [347.6 km]<3> to the northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • New Hampshire
      • Grafton County
      • This Bristol is located in Grafton County and lies 350 miles [563.3 km]<3> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grafton County community of Bristol.
    • New York
      • Ontario County
      • This Bristol is located in Ontario County and lies 641 miles [1,031.6 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ontario County community of Bristol.
    • Ohio
      • Morgan County
      • This Bristol is located in Morgan County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Bristol.
      • Perry County
      • This Bristol is located in Perry County and lies 947 miles [1,524 km] to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Bristol.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • This Bristol is located in Bucks County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bucks County community of Bristol.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Bristol lies 189 miles [304.2 km]<3> to the north northeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Quebec
      • This Bristol lies 583 miles [938.2 km]<3> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Rhode Island
      • Bristol County
      • This Bristol is located in Bristol County and lies 369 miles [593.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol County community of Bristol.
    • South Dakota
      • Day County
      • This Bristol is located in Day County and lies 1,612 miles [2,594.3 km]<3> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Day County community of Bristol.
    • Tennessee
      • Sullivan County
      • This Bristol is located in Sullivan County and lies 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Bristol.
    • Texas
      • Ellis County
      • This Bristol is located in Ellis County and lies 1,887 miles [3,036.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ellis County community of Bristol.
    • Vermont
      • Addison County
      • This Bristol is located in Addison County and lies 414 miles [666.3 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Addison County community of Bristol.
    • Virginia
      • Bristol City
      • This Bristol is located in Bristol City and lies 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km]<3> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol City community of Bristol.
      • Washington 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 Virginia community of Bristol [Washington County].
    • Washington
      • Kittitas County
      • This Bristol is located in Kittitas County and lies 2,659 miles [4,279.2 km]<3> to the west northwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kittitas County community of Bristol.
    • West Virginia
      • Harrison County
      • This Bristol is located in Harrison County and lies 877 miles [1,411.4 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Bristol.
    • Wisconsin
      • Kenosha County
      • This Bristol is located in Kenosha County and lies 1,172 miles [1,886.2 km]<3> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kenosha County community of Bristol.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Costa Rica
      • Distance: 2,598 miles [4,181.1 km]<3> to the south southwest
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    • England
      • Distance: 2,840 miles [4,570.5 km]<3> to the east northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jamaica
      • Distance: 1,927 miles [3,101.2 km]<3> to the south southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bristol ...

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.

  • Eagle Head
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Head
    • Eagle Head lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Bristol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Head
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Head<5>
  • Great Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Hill
    • Great Hill lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Bristol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Hill
  • Hunts Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunts Landing
    • Hunts Landing lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Bristol
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunts Landing
  • Hunts Point
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    • Liverpool
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liverpool
      • Liverpool lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liverpool came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liverpool
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liverpool<5>
    • Moose Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Harbour
      • Moose Harbour lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Harbour
    • Moose Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Hill
      • Moose Hill lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Hill
    • River Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Head
      • River Head lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Head
    • Sandy Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Cove
      • Sandy Cove lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of Bristol
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Cove

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 546 miles [878.7 km]<3> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Bristol 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 31 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 5,171 miles [8,321.9 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 5,874 miles [9,453.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,751 miles [6,036.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Bristol, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Bristol 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>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- Bristol) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0475, Longitude: -64.7222    
<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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Bristol 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 299.862 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 295.257 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.711 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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