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Communities Also Named Brickley ...

We have found three communities that share the name Brickley.

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

Beyond Ontario, there is another community also named Brickley in Canada and the United States.

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Brickley #1
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickley
      • The profile page for Brickley #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 Brickley.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • South Carolina
      • Cherokee County
      • 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 South Carolina community of Brickley [Cherokee County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brickley ...

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.

  • Cedar Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Creek
    • Cedar Creek lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Brickley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Creek
  • English Line
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Line
    • English Line lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Brickley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for English Line came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Line
  • German Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Landing
    • German Landing lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Brickley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on German Landing
  • Green Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Brickley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Havelock
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
      • Havelock lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Brickley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havelock
    • Hiawatha
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
      • Hiawatha lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Brickley
      • 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
    • Hoards
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoards
      • Hoards lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Brickley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoards
    • Indian River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian River
      • Indian River lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Brickley
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Brickley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Germany
    • Maple View
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple View
      • Maple View lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Brickley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple View came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple View
    • Robin Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robin Landing
      • Robin Landing lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Brickley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robin Landing

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 Brickley. 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Peterborough is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Les Ascott<4>
    • Donald 'Dan' Bain     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Saturday February 14, 1874 and died in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Wednesday August 15, 1962 at the age of 88.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald 'Dan' Bain<4>
    • Sir Mackenzie Bowell     (6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896))
      • 6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896). He was born in Rickinghall (England) on Saturday December 27, 1823 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday December 10, 1917 at the age of 94. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Mackenzie Bowell<4>
    • Rod Coneybeare     (Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor)
      • Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday March 31, 1930 and died in Lindsay (Ontario) on Thursday September 5, 2019 at the age of 89.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Brickley.
      • Lindsay is located 40 miles [64.4 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rod Coneybeare<4>
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<4>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marie Dressler<4>
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Norman James Boswell 'Hec' Fowler<4>
    • James Francis 'Moose' Heffernan     (Professional hockey)
    • Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday September 24, 1902 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Wednesday November 20, 1968 at the age of 66. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway<4>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Audre Joan Monture Knecht<4>
    • Farley McGill Mowat     (Author, environmentalist)
      • Author, environmentalist. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Thursday May 12, 1921 and died on Tueday May 6, 2014 at the age of 93.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Farley McGill Mowat<4>
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Colleen Peterson<4>
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Brickley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Shorty' Redding<4>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 136 miles [218.9 km]<2> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Brickley to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,707 miles [9,184.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,435 miles [10,356.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,312 miles [6,939.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ontario

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brickley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Brickley 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brickley) 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 Brickley. 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 Brickley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brickley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2519, Longitude: -77.9394    
<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>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.
<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 Brickley 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 308.004 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.41 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.924 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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