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Communities Also Named Donaldson ...

We have found fourteen communities that share the name Donaldson.

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

Beyond Ontario, we know of another thirteen communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these thirteen communities, one is located in Canada and the other thirteen communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai 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 Arizona community of Donaldson [Yavapai County].
    • Arkansas
      • Hot Spring County
      • This Donaldson is located in Hot Spring County and lies 1,132 miles [1,821.8 km]<2> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hot Spring County community of Donaldson.
    • Georgia
      • Laurens 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 Georgia community of Donaldson [Laurens County].
    • Indiana
      • Marshall County
      • This Donaldson is located in Marshall County and lies 548 miles [881.9 km]<2> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Donaldson.
    • Kentucky
      • Trigg County
      • This Donaldson is located in Trigg County and lies 812 miles [1,306.8 km]<2> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trigg County community of Donaldson.
    • Michigan
      • Chippewa County
      • This Donaldson is located in Chippewa County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km]<2> to the west northwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chippewa County community of Donaldson.
    • Minnesota
      • Kittson County
      • This Donaldson is located in Kittson County and lies 981 miles [1,578.8 km]<2> to the west northwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kittson County community of Donaldson.
    • Oklahoma
      • Tulsa 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 Oklahoma community of Donaldson [Tulsa County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Schuylkill County
      • This Donaldson is located in Schuylkill County and lies 300 miles [482.8 km]<2> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuylkill County community of Donaldson.
      • Warren County
      • This Donaldson is located in Warren County and lies 256 miles [412 km] to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Donaldson.
    • West Virginia
      • Hampshire County
      • This Donaldson is located in Hampshire County and lies 391 miles [629.3 km]<2> to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampshire County community of Donaldson.
      • Webster County
      • This Donaldson is located in Webster County and lies 495 miles [796.6 km] to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Webster County community of Donaldson.
    • Wisconsin
      • Donaldson #2
      • This community is historic<1> and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Donaldson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Donaldson ...

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.

  • Clyde Forks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde Forks
    • Clyde Forks lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde Forks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde Forks
  • Flower Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flower Station
    • Flower Station lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flower Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flower Station
  • Folger
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folger
    • Folger lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Folger came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folger
  • High Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Falls
    • High Falls lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Falls
  • Hood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hood
    • Hood lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hood
  • Joes Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joes Lake
    • Joes Lake lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joes Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joes Lake
  • Mississippi Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mississippi Station
    • Mississippi Station lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mississippi Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mississippi Station
  • Poland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poland
    • Poland lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Donaldson.
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  • Robertsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robertsville
    • Robertsville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robertsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robertsville
  • Snow Road Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Road Station
    • Snow Road Station lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Donaldson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Road Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Road Station

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 58 miles [93.3 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Donaldson to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,629 miles [9,059 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,357 miles [10,230.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,235 miles [6,815.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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 Donaldson 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 from Point A (ie- Donaldson) 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 Donaldson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonaldsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donaldson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9842, Longitude: -76.7381    
<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>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 Donaldson 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 307.152 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.572 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.996 degrees.




 

 

 

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