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Communities Also Named Dyer ...

We have found fourteen communities that share the name Dyer.

Within Ontario, the name Dyer is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Crawford County
      • This Dyer is located in Crawford County and lies 1,210 miles [1,947.3 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Dyer.
    • California
      • Orange County
      • This Dyer is located in Orange County and lies 2,391 miles [3,847.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Dyer.
    • Colorado
      • El Paso 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 Colorado community of Dyer [El Paso County].
    • Florida
      • Palm Beach 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 Florida community of Dyer [Palm Beach County].
    • Indiana
      • Lake County
      • This Dyer is located in Lake County and lies 682 miles [1,097.6 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Dyer.
    • Kentucky
      • Breckinridge County
      • This Dyer is located in Breckinridge County and lies 782 miles [1,258.5 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Breckinridge County community of Dyer.
    • Louisiana
      • Rapides Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Dyer [Rapides Parish].
    • Michigan
      • Cass 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 Michigan community of Dyer [Cass County].
    • Nebraska
      • Rock County
      • This Dyer is located in Rock County and lies 1,227 miles [1,974.7 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rock County community of Dyer.
    • Nevada
      • Esmeralda County
      • This Dyer is located in Esmeralda County and lies 2,265 miles [3,645.2 km]<1> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Esmeralda County community of Dyer.
    • Tennessee
      • Gibson County
      • This Dyer is located in Gibson County and lies 970 miles [1,561.1 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gibson County community of Dyer.
    • Texas
      • Fort Bend 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 Texas community of Dyer [Fort Bend County].
    • Washington
      • Douglas 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 Washington community of Dyer [Douglas County].
    • West Virginia
      • Webster County
      • This Dyer is located in Webster County and lies 554 miles [891.6 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Webster County community of Dyer.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dyer ...

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.

  • Apple Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Hill
    • Apple Hill lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Dyer
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Hill
  • Dominionville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dominionville
    • Dominionville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Dyer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dominionville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dominionville
  • Gravel Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Hill
    • Gravel Hill lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Dyer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Hill
  • Greenfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Dyer
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  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Maxville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxville
      • Maxville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Dyer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxville
    • Monkland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monkland
      • Monkland lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Dyer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monkland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monkland
    • Moose Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Creek
      • Moose Creek lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Dyer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moose Creek<5>
    • Valleys Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valleys Corners
      • Valleys Corners lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Dyer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valleys Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valleys Corners

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Dyer. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Corbett Charles 'Corb' Denneny     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Cornwall (Ontario) on Thursday January 25, 1894 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday January 16, 1963 at the age of 69. He is buried at Park Lawn Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Cornwall is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Dyer.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Corbett Charles 'Corb' Denneny<6>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Dyer to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,546 miles [8,925.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,272 miles [10,093.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,149 miles [6,677.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dyer) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dyer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DyerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dyer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2703, Longitude: -74.9142    
<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 Dyer 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>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 Dyer, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>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.
<8>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 Dyer to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.945 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.268 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.943 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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