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Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

We found 43 communities that share the name Cambridge.

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

Beyond Ontario, we know of another 42 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 42 communities, three are located in Canada and 40 are in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Cambridge #1
      • 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 Cambridge.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Randolph County
      • This Cambridge is located in Randolph County and lies 742 miles [1,194.1 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Cambridge.
    • Georgia
      • Columbia County
      • This Cambridge is located in Columbia County and lies 684 miles [1,100.8 km]<2> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Cambridge.
    • Idaho
      • Bannock County
      • This Cambridge is located in Bannock County and lies 1,600 miles [2,575 km]<2> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bannock County community of Cambridge.
      • Washington County
      • This Cambridge is located in Washington County and lies 1,794 miles [2,887.2 km] to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Cambridge.
    • Illinois
      • Henry County
      • This Cambridge is located in Henry County and lies 523 miles [841.7 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Cambridge.
      • Lake 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 Illinois community of Cambridge [Lake County].
    • Iowa
      • Henry 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 Iowa community of Cambridge [Henry County].
      • Story County
      • This Cambridge is located in Story County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<2> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Story County community of Cambridge.
    • Kansas
      • Cowley County
      • This Cambridge is located in Cowley County and lies 954 miles [1,535.3 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cowley County community of Cambridge.
      • Johnson 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 Kansas community of Cambridge [Johnson County].
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Cambridge is located in Jefferson County and lies 450 miles [724.2 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Cambridge.
    • Maine
      • Somerset County
      • This Cambridge is located in Somerset County and lies 548 miles [881.9 km]<2> to the east northeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Cambridge.
    • Maryland
      • Dorchester County
      • This Cambridge is located in Dorchester County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Cambridge.
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex County
      • This Cambridge is located in Middlesex County and lies 470 miles [756.4 km]<2> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Cambridge.
      • Worcester County
      • This Cambridge is located in Worcester County and lies 437 miles [703.3 km] to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Cambridge.
    • Michigan
      • Lenawee 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 Michigan community of Cambridge [Lenawee County].
    • Minnesota
      • Isanti County
      • This Cambridge is located in Isanti County and lies 653 miles [1,050.9 km]<2> to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Isanti County community of Cambridge.
    • Mississippi
      • Lafayette 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 Mississippi community of Cambridge [Lafayette County].
    • Missouri
      • Saline County
      • This Cambridge is located in Saline County and lies 712 miles [1,145.9 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saline County community of Cambridge.
    • Nebraska
      • Furnas County
      • This Cambridge is located in Furnas County and lies 1,040 miles [1,673.7 km]<2> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Furnas County community of Cambridge.
    • Nevada
      • Lyon County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Cambridge [Lyon County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Coos 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 New Hampshire community of Cambridge [Coos County].
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • This Cambridge is located in Burlington County and lies 367 miles [590.6 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burlington County community of Cambridge.
    • New York
      • Washington County
      • This Cambridge is located in Washington County and lies 349 miles [561.7 km]<2> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Cambridge.
    • North Carolina
      • Cumberland County
      • This Cambridge is located in Cumberland County and lies 575 miles [925.4 km]<2> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Cambridge.
      • Pitt County
      • This Cambridge is located in Pitt County and lies 559 miles [899.6 km] to the south southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pitt County community of Cambridge.
      • Rockingham County
      • This Cambridge is located in Rockingham County and lies 486 miles [782.1 km] to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockingham County community of Cambridge.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Cambridge lies 809 miles [1,302 km]<2> to the east northeast.
    • Ohio
      • Guernsey County
      • This Cambridge is located in Guernsey County and lies 239 miles [384.6 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guernsey County community of Cambridge.
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Jackson County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Cambridge.
    • Oklahoma
      • Kiowa County
      • This Cambridge is located in Kiowa County and lies 1,157 miles [1,862 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kiowa County community of Cambridge.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Chester County
      • This Cambridge is located in Chester County and lies 319 miles [513.4 km]<2> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Cambridge.
      • Crawford 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 Pennsylvania community of Cambridge [Crawford County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Cambridge lies 891 miles [1,433.9 km]<2> to the east northeast.
    • South Carolina
      • Greenwood County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Cambridge [Greenwood County].
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Cambridge is located in Spartanburg County and lies 590 miles [949.5 km]<2> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Cambridge.
    • Tennessee
      • Warren County
      • This Cambridge is located in Warren County and lies 595 miles [957.6 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Cambridge.
    • Texas
      • Clay County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Clay County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Cambridge.
      • Grayson County
      • This Cambridge is located in Grayson County and lies 1,101 miles [1,771.9 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grayson County community of Cambridge.
    • Vermont
      • Lamoille County
      • This Cambridge is located in Lamoille County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km]<2> to the east northeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lamoille County community of Cambridge.
    • Virginia
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Cambridge is located in Chesterfield County and lies 427 miles [687.2 km]<2> to the south southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Cambridge.
    • Wisconsin
      • Dane County
      • This Cambridge is located in Dane County and lies 438 miles [704.9 km]<2> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dane County community of Cambridge.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cambridge ...

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.

  • Blair
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
  • Bruces
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruces came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruces
  • Clyde
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
  • Fisher Mills
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Freeport
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
  • German Mills ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for German Mills. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Mills
    • Former names for German Mills:
    • Bleam's Mills
    • Edinburgh
    • Hopewell Mills
    • Jewsburg
  • Greenfield
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Little Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Littles Corners
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littles Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littles Corners
  • Rockway
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockway came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockway
  • Roseville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Stanley Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley Park

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 268 miles [431.3 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Cambridge 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 5,838 miles [9,395.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,567 miles [10,568.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,445 miles [7,153.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

The official website for Cambridge: www.cambridge.ca/

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 Cambridge 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 '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- Cambridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3590, Longitude: -80.3135    
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cambridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<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 Cambridge 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 309.605 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.073 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.464 degrees.









 

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