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Communities Also Named Five Corners ...

We found 34 communities that share the name Five Corners.

Within Ontario, the name Five Corners is unique.

Beyond Ontario, we know of another 34 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 34 communities, one is located in Canada and the other 34 communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Five Corners is located in San Joaquin County and lies 2,251 miles [3,622.6 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Five Corners.
    • Idaho
      • Clearwater County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Five Corners [Clearwater County].
    • Maine
      • Androscoggin County
      • This Five Corners is located in Androscoggin County and lies 387 miles [622.8 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Androscoggin County community of Five Corners.
      • Somerset County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Five Corners [Somerset County].
      • York County
      • This Five Corners is located in York County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km] to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Five Corners.
    • Massachusetts
      • Bristol County
      • This Five Corners is located in Bristol County and lies 393 miles [632.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol County community of Five Corners.
      • Norfolk County
      • This Five Corners is located in Norfolk County and lies 391 miles [629.3 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Norfolk County community of Five Corners.
      • Plymouth County
      • This Five Corners is located in Plymouth County and lies 416 miles [669.5 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plymouth County community of Five Corners.
      • Worcester County
      • This Five Corners is located in Worcester County and lies 355 miles [571.3 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Five Corners.
    • Michigan
      • Crawford County
      • This Five Corners is located in Crawford County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Five Corners.
    • Minnesota
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Five Corners is located in Saint Louis County and lies 698 miles [1,123.3 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Five Corners.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Five Corners lies 538 miles [865.8 km]<1> to the east.
    • New Hampshire
      • Grafton County
      • This Five Corners is located in Grafton County and lies 326 miles [524.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grafton County community of Five Corners.
      • Rockingham County
      • This Five Corners is located in Rockingham County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockingham County community of Five Corners.
    • New Jersey
      • Hudson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Five Corners [Hudson County].
    • New York
      • Allegany County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Five Corners [Allegany County].
      • Cayuga County
      • This Five Corners is located in Cayuga County and lies 145 miles [233.4 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cayuga County community of Five Corners.
      • Chenango County
      • This Five Corners is located in Chenango County and lies 188 miles [302.6 km] to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chenango County community of Five Corners.
      • Genesee County
      • This Five Corners is located in Genesee County and lies 88 miles [141.6 km] to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Genesee County community of Five Corners.
      • Madison County
      • This Five Corners is located in Madison County and lies 155 miles [249.4 km] to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Five Corners.
      • Oneida County
      • This Five Corners is located in Oneida County and lies 175 miles [281.6 km] to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oneida County community of Five Corners.
      • Orleans County
      • This Five Corners is located in Orleans County and lies 76 miles [122.3 km] to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orleans County community of Five Corners.
    • Ohio
      • Knox County
      • This Five Corners is located in Knox County and lies 356 miles [572.9 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Five Corners.
      • Portage County
      • This Five Corners is located in Portage County and lies 275 miles [442.6 km] to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Portage County community of Five Corners.
      • Richland County
      • This Five Corners is located in Richland County and lies 333 miles [535.9 km] to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Five Corners.
    • Oregon
      • Lake County
      • This Five Corners is located in Lake County and lies 2,102 miles [3,382.8 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Five Corners.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Crawford County
      • This Five Corners is located in Crawford County and lies 198 miles [318.7 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Five Corners.
    • Washington
      • Clark County
      • This Five Corners is located in Clark County and lies 2,137 miles [3,439.2 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Five Corners.
      • Franklin County
      • This Five Corners is located in Franklin County and lies 1,952 miles [3,141.4 km] to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Five Corners.
      • King County
      • This Five Corners is located in King County and lies 2,100 miles [3,379.6 km] to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Five Corners.
      • Thurston County
      • This Five Corners is located in Thurston County and lies 2,119 miles [3,410.2 km] to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Thurston County community of Five Corners.
    • Wisconsin
      • Outagamie County
      • This Five Corners is located in Outagamie County and lies 499 miles [803.1 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Five Corners.
      • Ozaukee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Five Corners [Ozaukee County].
      • Shawano County
      • This Five Corners is located in Shawano County and lies 531 miles [854.6 km] to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shawano County community of Five Corners.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Five 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
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Assumption came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Assumption
  • Byersville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byersville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byersville
  • Cold Springs
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Downers Corners
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Galesburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galesburg came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galesburg
  • Indian River
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian River
  • Village Meadows
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Meadows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Meadows
  • Yankee Bonnet
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yankee Bonnet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yankee Bonnet
  • Zion
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 144 miles [231.7 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Five Corners 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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,714 miles [9,195.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,443 miles [10,369 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,321 miles [6,954 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Five Corners) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3647, Longitude: -78.2408    
<2>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 Five Corners, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Five Corners 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.
<4>If we 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 Five Corners 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 308.186 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.633 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.025 degrees.









 

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