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Communities Also Named Fergus ...

We have found six communities that share the name Fergus.

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

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

  • Communities Located In Ontario ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Fergus #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 Fergus.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Merced County
      • This Fergus is located in Merced County and lies 2,132 miles [3,431.1 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fergus
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Merced County community of Fergus.
    • Colorado
      • Kiowa 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 Colorado community of Fergus [Kiowa County].
    • Michigan
      • Saginaw 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 Michigan community of Fergus [Saginaw County].
    • Montana
      • Fergus County
      • This Fergus is located in Fergus County and lies 1,402 miles [2,256.3 km]<2> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fergus
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fergus County community of Fergus.
    • Texas
      • Hunt 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 Texas community of Fergus [Hunt County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fergus ...

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.

  • Arthur
  • Cedar Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Valley
    • Cedar Valley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Fergus
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Valley
  • Centre Inn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre Inn
    • Centre Inn lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Fergus
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre Inn
  • Craigsholme
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsholme
    • Craigsholme lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Fergus
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Craigsholme. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsholme
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Creek Bank
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek Bank
      • Creek Bank lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek Bank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek Bank
    • Floradale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floradale
      • Floradale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floradale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floradale
    • Goldstone
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldstone
      • Goldstone lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Fergus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldstone
    • Green Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Park
      • Green Park lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Park
    • Living Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Living Springs
      • Living Springs lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Living Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Living Springs
    • Marsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marsville
      • Marsville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marsville
    • Maryhill
    • Mimosa
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mimosa
      • Mimosa lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Fergus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mimosa
    • Peepabun
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peepabun
      • Peepabun lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Fergus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peepabun
    • Prices Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prices Corner
      • Prices Corner lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Fergus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prices Corner
    • Reading
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
      • Reading lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reading came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Rockcut
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockcut
      • Rockcut lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Fergus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockcut
    • Spruce Green
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Green
      • Spruce Green lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Fergus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Green came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Green

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 Fergus. 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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    • Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Paris (ON) on January 18, 1915 (a Monday) and died in Cambridge (ON) on December 24, 1998 (a Thursday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. View Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Paris is located 35 miles [56.3 km] to the south of Fergus.
      • Cambridge is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps<6>
    • Father David William Bauer     (Professional hockey)
    • Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Waterloo (ON) on February 16, 1915 (a Tueday) and died in Kitchener (ON) on September 16, 1964 (a Wednesday) at the age of 49. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Waterloo is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Fergus.
      • Kitchener is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer<6>
    • Thomas Charles 'Tom' Connors     (Singer)
    • William Alfred 'Goldy' Goldsworthy     (Professional hockey)
    • Earle W. Graser     (Actor)
    • George William Hay     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Listowel (ON) on January 10, 1898 (a Monday) and died in Listowel (ON) on July 13, 1975 (a Sunday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Fairview Cemetery (Perth County, Ontario).
      • Listowel is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Fergus.
      • Listowel is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George William Hay<6>
    • James Jerome Hill     (Railroad pioneer)
      • Railroad pioneer. He was born in Eramosa (ON) on September 16, 1838 (a Sunday) and died in Saint Paul (MN) on May 29, 1916 (a Monday) at the age of 77.
      • Eramosa is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Jerome Hill<6>
    • Joseph Kilgour     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Ayr (ON) on July 11, 1863 (a Saturday) and died in Bay Shore (NY) on April 21, 1933 (a Friday) at the age of 69. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Ayr is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Kilgour<6>
    • Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Detroit (MI) on January 10, 1932 (a Sunday) and died in Waterloo (ON) on February 7, 2011 (a Monday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Waterloo is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz<6>
    • William Lyon Mackenzie King     (11th, 13th & 15th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1921 - June 1926 & September 1926 - August 1930))
      • 11th, 13th & 15th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1921 - June 1926 & September 1926 - August 1930). He was born in Kitchener (ON) on December 17, 1874 (a Thursday) and died in Chelsea (QC) on July 22, 1950 (a Saturday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Kitchener is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Fergus.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Lyon Mackenzie King<6>
    • Arthur Augustus Cutler Moore     (Professional hockey)
    • John Edward 'Jack' Purcell     (Professional tennis)

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 258 miles [415.2 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Fergus to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7>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 15 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,825 miles [9,374.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,555 miles [10,549.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,434 miles [7,135.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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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 Fergus 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fergus) 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 Fergus. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FergusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fergus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7059, Longitude: -80.3779    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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.
<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 Fergus 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 309.621 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.144 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.358 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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