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Communities Also Named Caledonia ...

We have found 27 communities that share the name Caledonia.

There are two communities within Nova Scotia that are also named Caledonia.

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another 25 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 25 communities, five are located in Canada and 23 are in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Nova Scotia ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Caledonia #1
      • This Caledonia lies 276 miles [444.2 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • The profile page for Caledonia #2
      • This Caledonia lies 132 miles [212.4 km] to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Wilcox County
      • This Caledonia is located in Wilcox County and lies 1,744 miles [2,806.7 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilcox County community of Caledonia.
    • Arkansas
      • Union County
      • This Caledonia is located in Union County and lies 1,942 miles [3,125.3 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Caledonia.
    • Illinois
      • Boone County
      • This Caledonia is located in Boone County and lies 1,446 miles [2,327.1 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Caledonia.
      • Putnam County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Caledonia [Putnam County].
    • Indiana
      • Sullivan County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Caledonia [Sullivan County].
    • Iowa
      • Ringgold County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Caledonia [Ringgold County].
    • Kansas
      • Ottawa County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Ottawa County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ottawa County community of Caledonia.
    • Kentucky
      • Trigg County
      • This Caledonia is located in Trigg County and lies 1,563 miles [2,515.4 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trigg County community of Caledonia.
    • Michigan
      • Kent County
      • This Caledonia is located in Kent County and lies 1,274 miles [2,050.3 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Caledonia.
    • Minnesota
      • Houston County
      • This Caledonia is located in Houston County and lies 1,542 miles [2,481.6 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Houston County community of Caledonia.
    • Mississippi
      • Lowndes County
      • This Caledonia is located in Lowndes County and lies 1,718 miles [2,764.9 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lowndes County community of Caledonia.
    • Missouri
      • Washington County
      • This Caledonia is located in Washington County and lies 1,672 miles [2,690.8 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Caledonia.
    • Montana
      • Carbon County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Caledonia [Carbon County].
    • New York
      • Livingston County
      • This Caledonia is located in Livingston County and lies 905 miles [1,456.5 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Caledonia.
      • Saint Lawrence County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Caledonia [Saint Lawrence County].
    • North Carolina
      • Moore County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Caledonia [Moore County].
    • North Dakota
      • Traill County
      • This Caledonia is located in Traill County and lies 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Traill County community of Caledonia.
    • Ohio
      • Marion County
      • This Caledonia is located in Marion County and lies 1,211 miles [1,948.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Caledonia.
    • Ontario
      • This Caledonia lies 1,003 miles [1,614.2 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Pennsylvania
      • Elk County
      • This Caledonia is located in Elk County and lies 980 miles [1,577.2 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elk County community of Caledonia.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Caledonia lies 132 miles [212.4 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Texas
      • Rusk County
      • This Caledonia is located in Rusk County and lies 2,076 miles [3,341 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rusk County community of Caledonia.
    • Virginia
      • Goochland County
      • This Caledonia is located in Goochland County and lies 1,092 miles [1,757.4 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Goochland County community of Caledonia.
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • This Caledonia is located in Pierce County and lies 2,875 miles [4,626.9 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Caledonia.
    • Wisconsin
      • Racine County
      • This Caledonia is located in Racine County and lies 1,389 miles [2,235.4 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Racine County community of Caledonia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Caledonia ...

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.

  • Belgiumtown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belgiumtown
    • Belgiumtown lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Caledonia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belgiumtown
  • Big Glace Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Glace Bay
    • Big Glace Bay lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Caledonia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Glace Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Glace Bay
  • Dominion
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dominion
    • Dominion lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Caledonia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dominion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dominion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dominion<5>
  • Hub
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hub
    • Hub lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Caledonia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hub came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hub
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marconi Towers
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marconi Towers
      • Marconi Towers lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marconi Towers came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marconi Towers
    • Reserve Mines
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reserve Mines
      • Reserve Mines lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reserve Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reserve Mines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reserve Mines<5>
    • Reserve Rows
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reserve Rows
      • Reserve Rows lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reserve Rows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reserve Rows
    • Sand Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Lake
      • Sand Lake lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Lake
    • Table Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Table Head
      • Table Head lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Table Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Table Head
    • Tower Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tower Road
      • Tower Road lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Caledonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tower Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tower 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 Caledonia. 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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    • Winston 'Scotty' Fitzgerald     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in White Point (Nova Scotia) on Monday February 16, 1914 and died in Sydney (Nova Scotia) on Wednesday September 2, 1987 at the age of 73.
      • Sydney is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Caledonia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Winston 'Scotty' Fitzgerald<6>
    • William 'Flash' Hollett     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Sydney (Nova Scotia) on Thursday April 13, 1911 and died in Mississauga (Ontario) on Tueday April 20, 1999 at the age of 88. He is buried at Springcreek Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario).
      • North Sydney is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Caledonia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William 'Flash' Hollett<6>

How Far From Caledonia to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Caledonia to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 758 miles [1,219.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Caledonia to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 43 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,897 miles [7,881 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 5,602 miles [9,015.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,478 miles [5,597.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Caledonia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Caledonia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Caledonia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caledonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1864, Longitude: -59.9537    
<2>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 Caledonia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Caledonia 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.
<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>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 Caledonia 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 296.39 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 291.802 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 292.924 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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