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Communities Also Named Dranoel ...

We have found one communities that share the name Dranoel.

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

Beyond Ontario.

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Dranoel #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 Dranoel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dranoel ...

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.

  • Bethany
  • Cedar Valley
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    • Cedar Valley lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Dranoel.
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  • Elizabethville
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    • Elizabethville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Dranoel.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Fleetwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleetwood
    • Fleetwood lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Dranoel.
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  • Franklin
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    • Franklin lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Dranoel.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Garden Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Hill
    • Garden Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Dranoel.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Ida
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida
    • Ida lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Dranoel.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Lotus
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lotus
    • Lotus lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Dranoel.
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  • Mount Horeb
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Horeb
    • Mount Horeb lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Dranoel.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Mount Pleasant
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    • Mount Pleasant lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Dranoel.
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  • Orange Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Corners
    • Orange Corners lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Dranoel.
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How Far From Dranoel 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 Dranoel to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 163 miles [262.3 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Dranoel to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,734 miles [9,228 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,462 miles [10,399.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,340 miles [6,984.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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 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 Dranoel 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- Dranoel) 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 Dranoel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DranoelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dranoel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1650, Longitude: -78.5333    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<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 Dranoel 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 308.394 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.835 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.256 degrees.




 

 

 

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