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Brocksden, Ontario

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Welcome to Brocksden ...

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

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Brocksden 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 Brocksden would be found within the (519) and (226)<2> area codes.

Communities near Brocksden ...

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

  • Waterloo
  • Woodstock
  • Stratford
  • Saint Marys
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    • Laurentian Hills
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      • Laurentian Hills lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Brocksden
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    • Gads Hill
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      • Gads Hill lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Brocksden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gads Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Mennonite Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mennonite Corner
      • Mennonite Corner lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Brocksden
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    • Sebastopol
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      • Sebastopol lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Brocksden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebastopol came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Shakespeare
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      • Shakespeare lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Brocksden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shakespeare came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shakespeare<4>
    • Flannigan Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flannigan Corners
      • Flannigan Corners lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocksden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flannigan Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brocksden ...

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

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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 Brocksden and then turned east". While Brocksden could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Brocksden 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 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 Brocksden 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>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brocksden) 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 Brocksden. 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 BrocksdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brocksden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3881, Longitude: -80.8869    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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