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Communities Also Named Brooksdale ...

We have found two communities that share the name Brooksdale.

Within Ontario, the name Brooksdale is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Tuscaloosa County
      • This Brooksdale is located in Tuscaloosa County and lies 780 miles [1,255.3 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksdale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscaloosa County community of Brooksdale.
    • North Carolina
      • Person County
      • This Brooksdale is located in Person County and lies 484 miles [778.9 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksdale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Person County community of Brooksdale.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brooksdale ...

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.

  • Cobble Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobble Hill
    • Cobble Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Brooksdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobble Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobble Hill
  • Codys Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Codys Corners
    • Codys Corners lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Brooksdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Codys Corners
  • Harmony
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Brooksdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
  • Holiday
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holiday
    • Holiday lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Brooksdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holiday
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    • Huntingford
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntingford
      • Huntingford lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Brooksdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingford
    • Maplewood
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Brooksdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplewood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Oliver
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Brooksdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
    • Perrys Lane
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perrys Lane
      • Perrys Lane lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Brooksdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrys Lane came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrys Lane
    • Tollgate
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tollgate
      • Tollgate lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Brooksdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tollgate came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tollgate
    • Willow Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Lake
      • Willow Lake lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Brooksdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Lake

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 Brooksdale. 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Brooksdale.
      • Cambridge is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps<3>
    • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Father David William Bauer<3>
    • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Brooksdale.
      • Kitchener is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer<3>
    • Tim Burgess     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in London (Ontario) on Thursday September 1, 1927 and died in Lambeth (Ontario) on Monday November 24, 2008 at the age of 81.
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Lambeth is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Burgess<3>
    • Frank Lloyd Colman     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in London (Ontario) on Saturday March 2, 1918 and died in London (Ontario) on Saturday February 19, 1983 at the age of 64. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Middlesex County, Ontario).
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Lloyd Colman<3>
    • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earle W. Graser<3>
    • Richard Berry Harrison     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in London (Ontario) on Wednesday September 28, 1864 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday March 14, 1935 at the age of 70. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard Berry Harrison<3>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Kilgour<3>
    • Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Detroit (Michigan) on Sunday January 10, 1932 and died in Waterloo (Ontario) on Monday February 7, 2011 at the age of 79. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Waterloo is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz<3>
    • Carmen Lombardo     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in London (Ontario) on Friday January 16, 1903 and died in Miami (Florida) on Saturday April 17, 1971 at the age of 68. He is buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park (Suffolk County, New York).
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Lombardo<3>
    • Guy Albert Lombardo     (Bandleader)
      • Bandleader. He was born in London (Ontario) on Thursday June 19, 1902 and died in Houston (Texas) on Saturday November 5, 1977 at the age of 75. He is buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park (Suffolk County, New York).
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Albert Lombardo<3>
    • Lebert Lombardo     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in London (Ontario) on Saturday February 11, 1905 and died in Fort Myers (Florida) on Wednesday June 16, 1993 at the age of 88. He is buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park (Suffolk County, New York).
      • London is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Brooksdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lebert Lombardo<3>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 299 miles [481.2 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Brooksdale to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 17 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,867 miles [9,442 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,476 miles [7,203.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brooksdale) 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 Brooksdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brooksdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooksdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2272, Longitude: -80.9367    
<2>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.
<3>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.
<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 Brooksdale 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 310.015 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.515 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.82 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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