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Communities Also Named Country Hills ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Country Hills.

Within Ontario, the name Country Hills is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lee County
      • This Country Hills is located in Lee County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<1> to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Country Hills.
      • Shelby County
      • This Country Hills is located in Shelby County and lies 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Country Hills.
    • Illinois
      • Will County
      • This Country Hills is located in Will County and lies 397 miles [638.9 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Will County community of Country Hills.
    • Mississippi
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Country Hills is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 820 miles [1,319.7 km]<1> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Country Hills.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Westmoreland 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 Pennsylvania community of Country Hills [Westmoreland County].
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Country Hills is located in Davis County and lies 1,607 miles [2,586.2 km]<1> to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Country Hills.
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Country Hills is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,618 miles [2,603.9 km] to the west.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Country Hills.
    • Virginia
      • Roanoke County
      • This Country Hills is located in Roanoke County and lies 428 miles [688.8 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Country Hills.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Country Hills ...

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
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    • Blair lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Hills.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Fisher Mills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher Mills
    • Fisher Mills lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Country Hills.
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  • Freeport
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
    • Freeport lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Country Hills.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • German Mills ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Mills
    • German Mills was located less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Country Hills.
    • 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.<4>
    • Former names for German Mills:
    • Bleam's Mills
    • Edinburgh
    • Hopewell Mills
    • Jewsburg
  • Greenfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Country Hills.
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  • Lakeshore Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeshore Village
    • Lakeshore Village lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Hills.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeshore Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Maple Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Hills
    • Maple Hills lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Hills.
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  • Rockway
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockway
    • Rockway lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Country Hills.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockway came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Roseville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
    • Roseville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Country Hills.
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  • Stanley Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley Park
    • Stanley Park lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Country Hills.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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How Far From Country Hills to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Country Hills to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 273 miles [439.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Country Hills 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 5,841 miles [9,400.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,571 miles [10,575 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,449 miles [7,160 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Country Hills) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4150, Longitude: -80.4739    
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Country Hills 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 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>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.
<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 Country Hills 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 309.704 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.193 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.52 degrees.




 

 

 

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