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Welcome to Rear Big Hill ...

Although we found mention of Rear Big Hill during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Rear Big Hill was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Rear Big Hill to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Rear Big Hill, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Rear Big Hill might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Rear Big Hill would be found within the (902) area code.

Communities near Rear Big Hill ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rear Big Hill.

  • Big Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Harbour
    • Big Harbour lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Rear Big Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Harbour
  • Crescent Grove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Grove
    • Crescent Grove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Rear Big Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Grove
  • Forks Baddeck
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks Baddeck
    • Forks Baddeck lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Rear Big Hill
    • Forks Baddeck has also been known as:
    • Baddeck Forks
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forks Baddeck
  • Ross Ferry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ross Ferry
    • Ross Ferry lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Rear Big Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ross Ferry came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ross Ferry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Upper Kempt Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Kempt Head
      • Upper Kempt Head lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Rear Big Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Kempt Head
    • Boularderie
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boularderie
      • Boularderie lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Rear Big Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boularderie came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boularderie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boularderie<4>
    • Kempt Head
    • Baddeck Bridge
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baddeck Bridge
      • Baddeck Bridge lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rear Big Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baddeck Bridge
    • Baddeck
    • Saint Anns
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Anns
      • Saint Anns lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Rear Big Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anns came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Anns
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Anns<4>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rear Big Hill ...

Looking for more information about Rear Big Hill? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rear Big Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rear Big Hill.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Rear Big Hill and then turned west". While Rear Big Hill could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Rear Big Hill as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Rear Big Hill 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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Rear Big Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rear Big Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1725, Longitude: -60.6767    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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