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Communities Also Named Englishtown ...

We have found three communities that share the name Englishtown.

There is one other community in Nova Scotia which is also named Englishtown.

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these two communities, one is located in Canada and the other two communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maine
      • Knox County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Knox County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Englishtown.
    • New Jersey
      • Monmouth 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 New Jersey community of Englishtown [Monmouth County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Englishtown ...

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.

  • Big Bank
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Bank
    • Big Bank lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Englishtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Bank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Bank
  • Big Bras d'Or
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Bras d'Or
    • Big Bras d'Or lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Englishtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Bras d'Or came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Bras d'Or
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Bras d'Or<5>
  • Big Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Harbour
    • Big Harbour lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Englishtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Harbour
  • Big Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Hill
    • Big Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Englishtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Hill
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    • Goose Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Cove
      • Goose Cove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goose Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Cove
    • Indian Brook
    • Ironville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironville
      • Ironville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironville
    • Island Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Point
      • Island Point lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Point
    • Long Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Meadow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Murray
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • Oregon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Rear Big Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rear Big Hill
      • Rear Big Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rear Big Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rear Big Hill
    • Rear Forks
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rear Forks
      • Rear Forks lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rear Forks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rear Forks
    • Rear Little River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rear Little River
      • Rear Little River lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rear Little River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rear Little River
    • Scotch Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotch Lake
      • Scotch Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Englishtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotch Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotch Lake

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 Englishtown. 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Englishtown.
      • 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 east of Englishtown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William 'Flash' Hollett<6>
    • John Morris Rankin     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Mabou (Nova Scotia) on Tueday April 28, 1959 and died in Margaree Harbour (Nova Scotia) on Sunday January 16, 2000 at the age of 40. He is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery (Inverness County, Nova Scotia).
      • Margaree Harbour is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Englishtown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Morris Rankin<6>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 730 miles [1,174.8 km]<3> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Englishtown 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 42 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,919 miles [7,916.4 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 5,626 miles [9,054.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,502 miles [5,635.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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

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

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 Englishtown, 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Englishtown 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Englishtown) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Englishtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2832, Longitude: -60.5427    
<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 Englishtown 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 296.723 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 292.19 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 293.145 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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