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Welcome to Kimball ...

Although we found mention of Kimball during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Kimball 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 Kimball to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Kimball, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Kimball 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).

We believe that Kimball would be found within the (519) and (226)<2> area codes.

Communities near Kimball ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kimball and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Algonac (MI)   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marine City (MI)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marysville (MI)   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Port Huron (MI)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Clair (MI)   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oil Springs   [Map]   717   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kimball ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Kimball - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kimball. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kimball.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kimball ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for Province of Ontario: 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. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Kimball and then turned west". While Kimball could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Kimball 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 (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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Kimball 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.

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<2>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kimball) 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 Kimball. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kimball

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kimball. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8133, Longitude: -82.3497     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Kimball 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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