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Communities Also Named Branchton ...

We found two communities that share the name Branchton.

Within Ontario, the name Branchton is unique.

Beyond Ontario, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Branchton is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,053 miles [1,694.6 km]<1> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Branchton.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • This Branchton is located in Butler County and lies 155 miles [249.4 km]<1> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Branchton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Branchton ...

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.

  • Blair
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
  • Bruces
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruces came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruces
  • Clyde
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
  • Fisher Mills
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Freeport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
  • Greenfield
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Harrisburg
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Little Lake
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Littles Corners
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Littles Corners
  • Paris
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Peters Corners
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Roseville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Terrace Hill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Tranquility
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tranquility came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tranquility

How Far From Branchton to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Branchton to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 268 miles [431.3 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Branchton to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>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 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,838 miles [9,395.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,567 miles [10,568.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,445 miles [7,153.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Branchton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Branchton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3097, Longitude: -80.2608    
<2>If we 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>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.
<5>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 Branchton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.575 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.031 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.458 degrees.









 

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