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Communities Also Named Brant ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Brant.

Within Ontario, the name Brant is unique.

Beyond Ontario, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these seven communities, one is located in Canada and the other six communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Brant lies 1,634 miles [2,629.7 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Brant is located in San Bernardino County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Brant.
    • Michigan
      • Saginaw County
      • This Brant is located in Saginaw County and lies 198 miles [318.7 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saginaw County community of Brant.
    • Missouri
      • Moniteau County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Brant [Moniteau County].
    • New York
      • Erie County
      • This Brant is located in Erie County and lies 74 miles [119.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Brant.
    • Texas
      • Reeves County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Brant [Reeves County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Calumet County
      • This Brant is located in Calumet County and lies 401 miles [645.3 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calumet County community of Brant.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brant ...

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.

  • Bishopsgate
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishopsgate
    • Bishopsgate lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Brant
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  • Eagle Place
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Place
    • Eagle Place lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Brant
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Place came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Place
  • Echo Place
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Place
    • Echo Place lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brant
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Place came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Place
  • Falkland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkland
    • Falkland lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Brant
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  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Harrisburg
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Brant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Maple Grove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Brant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Mount Pleasant
    • Paris
    • Sour Spring
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sour Spring
      • Sour Spring lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Brant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sour Spring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sour Spring
    • Terrace Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Hill
      • Terrace Hill lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Brant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Hill
    • Tranquility
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tranquility
      • Tranquility lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Brant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tranquility came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tranquility

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 Brant. 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Cambridge is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps<5>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Father David William Bauer<5>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Kitchener is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adam Brown<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carson Eric 'Shovel Shot' Cooper<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<5>
    • Vernor Vivian 'Jumpin Jackie' Forbes     (Professional hockey)
    • 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.
      • Hamilton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Brant.
      • Hamilton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jonathan Frid<5>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earle W. Graser<5>
    • George Reginal 'Red' Horner     (Professional hockey)
    • Joseph Kilgour     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Ayr (Ontario) on Saturday July 11, 1863 and died in Bay Shore (New York) on Friday April 21, 1933 at the age of 69. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Ayr is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Brant.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Kilgour<5>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 275 miles [442.6 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Brant to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>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<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,846 miles [9,408.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,575 miles [10,581.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,452 miles [7,164.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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The official website for Brant: www.brant.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brant) 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 Brant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1392, Longitude: -80.2814    
<2>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Brant 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.
<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 Brant 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 309.601 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.033 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.535 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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