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Communities Also Named Brant ...

We found eight communities that share the name Brant.

There is one other community in Ontario which is also named Brant.

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

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Brant lies 1,634 miles [2,629.7 km]<1> to the west northwest.
    • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Eagle Place
    (Less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Place
  • Echo Place
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Echo Place
  • Falkland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkland
  • Harrisburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Maple Grove
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Mount Pleasant
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Paris
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Sour Spring
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sour Spring
  • Terrace Hill
    (Less than 2 miles to the northeast)
  • Tranquility
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Tranquility

How Far From Brant to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories 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:

  • 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<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 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> 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).<7>
  • 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).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,452 miles [7,164.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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' (or 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- Brant) to Point B.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 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 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 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>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 Brant 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 309.601 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.033 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.535 degrees.









 

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