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Welcome to Hughes ...

Although we found mention of Hughes during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Hughes was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Hughes to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Hughes, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Hughes might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Note: If you travel south from Hughes, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

We believe that Hughes would be found within the (613) and (343)<2> area codes.

Communities near Hughes ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hughes and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bancroft   [Map]   3,838   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Deer Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Graphite   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hickey Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Highland Grove   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hybla   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hughes.

Communities Also Named Hughes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Hughes - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (6) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hughes.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hughes. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hughes:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hughes ...

Looking for more information about Hughes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hughes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hughes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hughes.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hughes. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Hughes and then turned west". While Hughes could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Hughes as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Hughes 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.

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<2>Area code (343) is an overlay for area code (613). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hughes.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Hughes. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hughes) 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 Hughes. 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 Hughes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hughes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1069, Longitude: -77.9525     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Hughes were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hughes.