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The location of Lee









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Lee.

This page contains four sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Lee and extending to:

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 683 miles [1,099.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Lee to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 39 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,927 miles [9,538.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,684 miles [10,756.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,598 miles [7,399.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lee ...

We have found 45 communities that share the name Lee.

While the name Lee is unique within Ontario, we know of another 45 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Ontario

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Alabama

Coffee County

Our profile page for Lee, Coffee County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,184 miles [1,905.5 km] to the South.

Conecuh County

Our profile page for Lee, Conecuh County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Conecuh County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Lee, Benton County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 863 miles [1,388.9 km] to the South Southwest.

Lee County

Our profile page for Lee, Lee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Lee County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

California

Inyo County

Our profile page for Lee, Inyo County

This community is historic.

Although located in Inyo County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Lee, Hillsborough County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,459 miles [2,348 km] to the South Southeast.

Madison County

Our profile page for Lee, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,286 miles [2,069.6 km] to the South Southeast.

Illinois

Lee County

Our profile page for Lee, Lee County   [Map]

Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the South.

Indiana

White County

Our profile page for Lee, White County   [Map]

Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the South Southeast.

Iowa

Ringgold County

Our profile page for Lee, Ringgold County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 586 miles [943.1 km] to the South Southwest.

Kansas

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Lee, Hamilton County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Jackson County

Our profile page for Lee, Jackson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lee, Jefferson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Norton County

Our profile page for Lee, Norton County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Norton County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Phillips County

Our profile page for Lee, Phillips County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Phillips County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Kentucky

Butler County

Our profile page for Lee, Butler County   [Map]

Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the South Southeast.

Clay County

Our profile page for Lee, Clay County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Louisiana

Orleans Parish

Our profile page for Lee, Orleans Parish

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Orleans Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Maine

Penobscot County

Our profile page for Lee, Penobscot County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,021 miles [1,643.1 km] to the East.

Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Lee, Berkshire County   [Map]

Distance: About 893 miles [1,437.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Michigan

Allegan County

Our profile page for Lee, Allegan County   [Map]

Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the South Southeast.

Delta County

Our profile page for Lee, Delta County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Delta County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Mississippi

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Lee, Jefferson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Montana

Rosebud County

Our profile page for Lee, Rosebud County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 809 miles [1,302 km] to the West.

Nevada

Elko County

Our profile page for Lee, Elko County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,385 miles [2,228.9 km] to the West Southwest.

Nye County

Our profile page for Lee, Nye County

This community is historic.

Although located in Nye County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

New Hampshire

Strafford County

Our profile page for Lee, Strafford County   [Map]

Distance: About 961 miles [1,546.6 km] to the East Southeast.

New York

Oneida County

Our profile page for Lee, Oneida County   [Map]

Distance: About 758 miles [1,219.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Washington County

Our profile page for Lee, Washington County   [Map]

Distance: About 859 miles [1,382.4 km] to the East Southeast.

North Carolina

Madison County

Our profile page for Lee, Madison County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Madison County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

North Dakota

Nelson County

Our profile page for Lee, Nelson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Nelson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Ohio

Athens County

Our profile page for Lee, Athens County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Athens County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Oregon

Coos County

Our profile page for Lee, Coos County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,686 miles [2,713.4 km] to the West.

Pennsylvania

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Lee, Luzerne County   [Map]

Distance: About 826 miles [1,329.3 km] to the East Southeast.

Tennessee

Bledsoe County

Our profile page for Lee, Bledsoe County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Bledsoe County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Overton County

Our profile page for Lee, Overton County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 860 miles [1,384 km] to the South Southeast.

Texas

Carson County

Our profile page for Lee, Carson County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,093 miles [1,759 km] to the Southwest.

Childress County

Our profile page for Lee, Childress County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Childress County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Utah

Grand County

Our profile page for Lee, Grand County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Grand County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Virginia

Goochland County

Our profile page for Lee, Goochland County   [Map]

Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the Southeast.

Lee County

Our profile page for Lee, Lee County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the South Southeast.

Washington

Walla Walla County

Our profile page for Lee, Walla Walla County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,355 miles [2,180.7 km] to the West.

West Virginia

Fayette County

Our profile page for Lee, Fayette County   [Map]

Distance: About 840 miles [1,351.8 km] to the South Southeast.

Nicholas County

Our profile page for Lee, Nicholas County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Nicholas County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Wirt County

Our profile page for Lee, Wirt County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Wirt County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lee ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Flint   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest of Lee   [Map]

Jelly   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Jumbo Gardens   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Moose Hill   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Stanley   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

Sunshine   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Thunder Bay   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Twin City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Lee. 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.

Jack Adams     (Born as John James Adams)

Professional hockey. He was born on Sunday July 14, 1895 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Wednesday May 1, 1968 at an age of 72. He was buried at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery (Oakland County, Michigan) [Map].

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack Adams<9>

Cecilia Parker

Actress. She was born on Sunday April 26, 1914 and died in Ventura (California) on Sunday July 25, 1993 at an age of 79. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecilia Parker

Joseph 'Joe' Szura

Professional hockey. He was born on Sunday December 18, 1938 and died in Thunder Bay (Ontario) on Friday October 13, 2006 at an age of 67.

Thunder Bay [Map] is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Lee

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph 'Joe' Szura

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lee) 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 Lee. 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 Lee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4361, Longitude: -89.5339     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Lee to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.561 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.543 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.505 degrees.

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<7>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 Lee 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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<8>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 Lee, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>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.

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