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Communities Also Named Downers Corners ...

We have found one communities that share the name Downers Corners.

There is one other community in Ontario which is also named Downers Corners.

Beyond Ontario.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Downers Corners ...

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.

  • Assumption
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    • Assumption lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Assumption came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Byersville
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    • Byersville lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byersville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Cold Springs
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    • Cold Springs lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Downers Corners.
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  • Crystal Springs
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    • Crystal Springs lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Five Corners
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    • Five Corners lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Village Meadows
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    • Village Meadows lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Meadows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Yankee Bonnet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yankee Bonnet
    • Yankee Bonnet lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yankee Bonnet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Zion
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    • Zion lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Downers Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Downers Corners 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 Downers Corners to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 149 miles [239.8 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Downers Corners to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,719 miles [9,203.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,448 miles [10,377.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,326 miles [6,962 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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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- Downers Corners) 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 Downers Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Downers CornersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Downers Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2899, Longitude: -78.2973    
<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>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.
<4>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 Downers Corners to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.23 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.67 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.085 degrees.




 

 

 

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