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Communities Also Named Alderville ...

We have found two communities that share the name Alderville.

There are two communities within Ontario that are also named Alderville.

Beyond Ontario.

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Alderville #1
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderville
      • The profile page for Alderville #2
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Alderville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alderville ...

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.

  • Assumption
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Assumption
    • Assumption lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Alderville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Assumption came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Assumption
  • Cold Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Springs
    • Cold Springs lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Alderville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cold Springs
  • Gores Landing
  • Hall Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Landing
    • Hall Landing lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Alderville
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    • Hiawatha
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
      • Hiawatha lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Alderville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiawatha came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Indian River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian River
      • Indian River lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Alderville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian River
    • Little Germany
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Germany
      • Little Germany lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Alderville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Germany
    • Plainville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainville
      • Plainville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Alderville
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    • Robin Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robin Landing
      • Robin Landing lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Alderville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robin Landing
    • Zion
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion
      • Zion lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Alderville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion

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 Alderville. 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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    • Les Ascott     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Sunday October 2, 1921 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Thursday August 8, 2013 at the age of 91. He is buried at Highland Park Cemetery (Peterborough County, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Les Ascott<5>
    • 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).
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<5>
    • Marie Dressler     (Oscar winning actress)
      • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Cobourg (Ontario) on Monday November 9, 1868 and died in Santa Barbara (California) on Saturday July 28, 1934 at the age of 65. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Cobourg is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marie Dressler<5>
    • Norman James Boswell 'Hec' Fowler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) on Friday October 14, 1892 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Thursday July 30, 1987 at the age of 94.
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Norman James Boswell 'Hec' Fowler<5>
    • James Francis 'Moose' Heffernan     (Professional hockey)
    • Audre Joan Monture Knecht     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Colborne (Ontario) on Saturday May 24, 1930 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday December 1, 1989 at the age of 59. She is buried at Acacia Park Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Colborne is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Audre Joan Monture Knecht<5>
    • Colleen Peterson     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday November 14, 1950 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday October 9, 1996 at the age of 45. She is buried at Little Lake Cemetery (Peterborough County, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Colleen Peterson<5>
    • George 'Shorty' Redding     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Friday March 6, 1903 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Thursday October 17, 1974 at the age of 71. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Shorty' Redding<5>
    • Gerald Edmond 'Gerry' Shannon     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Campbellford (Ontario) on Tueday October 25, 1910 and died in Ottawa (Ontario) on Sunday May 1, 1983 at the age of 72. He is buried at Pinecrest Cemetery (City of Ottawa, Ontario).
      • Campbellford is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gerald Edmond 'Gerry' Shannon<5>
    • George Sullivan     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday December 24, 1929 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Saturday January 19, 2019 at the age of 89.
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Peterborough is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Sullivan<5>
    • Greg Terrion     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Marmora (Ontario) on Monday May 2, 1960 and died in Marmora (Ontario) on Friday September 28, 2018 at the age of 58. He is buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Marmora is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Alderville.
      • Marmora is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Alderville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg Terrion<5>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 144 miles [231.7 km]<2> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Alderville to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,715 miles [9,197.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,443 miles [10,369 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,320 miles [6,952.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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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 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 Alderville 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alderville) 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 Alderville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AldervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alderville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1813, Longitude: -78.0670    
<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.
<5>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.
<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 Alderville 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 308.093 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.499 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.018 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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