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Communities Also Named Aberfoyle ...

We have found three communities that share the name Aberfoyle.

Within Ontario, the name Aberfoyle is unique.

Beyond Ontario, there is another community also named Aberfoyle in the United States.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Texas
      • Hunt County
      • This Aberfoyle is located in Hunt County and lies 1,106 miles [1,779.9 km]<1> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunt County community of Aberfoyle.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Australia
      • Distance: 9,458 miles [15,221.2 km]<1> to the west
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    • Scotland
      • Distance: 3,305 miles [5,318.9 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberfoyle

Curious and Interesting Names Near Aberfoyle ...

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.

  • Breezys Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breezys Corners
    • Breezys Corners lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Aberfoyle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breezys Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breezys Corners
  • Centre Inn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre Inn
    • Centre Inn lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Aberfoyle
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  • Clyde
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Aberfoyle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
  • Eden Mills
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    • Fisher Mills
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher Mills
      • Fisher Mills lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Aberfoyle
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    • Harper Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harper Corners
      • Harper Corners lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Aberfoyle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harper Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper Corners
    • Little Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Lake
      • Little Lake lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Aberfoyle
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    • Littles Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littles Corners
      • Littles Corners lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Aberfoyle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littles Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littles Corners
    • Priory Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priory Park
      • Priory Park lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Aberfoyle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priory Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priory Park
    • Rockcut
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockcut
      • Rockcut lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Aberfoyle
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    • Rockwood
    • Scotch Block
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotch Block
      • Scotch Block lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Aberfoyle
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    • Speedwell
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speedwell
      • Speedwell lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Aberfoyle
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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 Aberfoyle. 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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    • Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Paris (Ontario) on Monday January 18, 1915 and died in Cambridge (Ontario) on Thursday December 24, 1998 at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. View Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Paris is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Aberfoyle.
      • Cambridge is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps<4>
    • Father David William Bauer     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Kitchener (Ontario) on Sunday November 2, 1924 and died in Goderich (Ontario) on Wednesday November 9, 1988 at the age of 64. He is buried at Kitchener Mount Hope Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Kitchener is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Father David William Bauer<4>
    • Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Waterloo (Ontario) on Tueday February 16, 1915 and died in Kitchener (Ontario) on Wednesday September 16, 1964 at the age of 49. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Waterloo is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Aberfoyle.
      • Kitchener is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer<4>
    • Adam Brown     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Johnstone (Scotland) on Wednesday February 4, 1920 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Tueday August 9, 1960 at the age of 40. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adam Brown<4>
    • Thomas Charles 'Tom' Connors     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Saint John (New Brunswick) on Sunday February 9, 1936 and died in Erin (Ontario) on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at the age of 77. He is buried at Erin Cemetery (Wellington County, Ontario).
      • Erin is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Charles 'Tom' Connors<4>
    • Carson Eric 'Shovel Shot' Cooper     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Monday July 17, 1899 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Monday July 4, 1955 at the age of 56.
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carson Eric 'Shovel Shot' Cooper<4>
    • Nick Cordero     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hamilton (Ontario) on Sunday September 17, 1978 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday July 5, 2020 at the age of 41. The body was cremated.
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nick Cordero<4>
    • Thomas Bertram Costain     (Author)
    • Ross B. Craig     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday July 1, 1884 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Monday June 27, 1949 at the age of 64. He is buried at Grove Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<4>
    • Vernor Vivian 'Jumpin Jackie' Forbes     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Toronto (Ontario) on Sunday July 4, 1897 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Monday December 30, 1985 at the age of 88. He is buried at Prospect Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Toronto is located 40 miles [64.4 km] to the east of Aberfoyle.
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernor Vivian 'Jumpin Jackie' Forbes<4>
    • Jonathan Frid     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hamilton (Ontario) on Tueday December 2, 1924 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the age of 87. The body was cremated.
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Hamilton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jonathan Frid<4>
    • William Alfred 'Goldy' Goldsworthy     (Professional hockey)
    • Earle W. Graser     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Kitchener (Ontario) on Wednesday March 31, 1909 and died in Farmington (Michigan) on Tueday April 8, 1941 at the age of 32. He is buried at Grand Lawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Kitchener is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Aberfoyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earle W. Graser<4>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 257 miles [413.6 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Aberfoyle to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 15 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,826 miles [9,376 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,556 miles [10,550.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,434 miles [7,135.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Aberfoyle) 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 Aberfoyle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AberfoyleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aberfoyle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4736, Longitude: -80.1538    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Aberfoyle to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.494 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.965 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.34 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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