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Ancaster Heights, Ontario

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Welcome to Ancaster Heights ...

Although we found mention of Ancaster Heights during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Ancaster Heights 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 Ancaster Heights to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ancaster Heights, please Contact Us.

A typical abbreviation for Ancaster Heights: Ancaster Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Ancaster Heights might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

We believe that Ancaster Heights would be found within the (905) area code.

Communities near Ancaster Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ancaster Heights.

  • Hamilton
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge
  • Brantford
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    • Milton
    • Brant
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brant
      • Brant lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Ancaster Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
    • Copetown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copetown
      • Copetown lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Ancaster Heights
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    • Corktown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corktown
      • Corktown lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Ancaster Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corktown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Duff's Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duff's Corner
      • Duff's Corner lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Ancaster Heights
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    • Rock Chapel
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Chapel
      • Rock Chapel lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Ancaster Heights
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancaster Heights ...

Looking for more information about Ancaster Heights? 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 Ancaster Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ancaster Heights.

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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 Ancaster Heights and then turned east". While Ancaster Heights could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ancaster Heights 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 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 Ancaster Heights 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ancaster Heights) 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 Ancaster Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ancaster HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancaster Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2375, Longitude: -79.9644    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






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