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Communities Also Named Lothian ...

We have found two communities that share the name Lothian.

Within Ontario, the name Lothian is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Lothian is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 440 miles [708.1 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lothian
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Lothian.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Lothian lies 1,229 miles [1,977.9 km]<1> to the northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lothian

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lothian ...

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.

  • Bogies Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogies Beach
    • Bogies Beach lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Lothian
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogies Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogies Beach
  • Clover Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Valley
    • Clover Valley lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Lothian
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover Valley
  • Crewe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crewe
    • Crewe lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Lothian
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crewe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crewe
  • Donnybrook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donnybrook
    • Donnybrook lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lothian
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnybrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donnybrook
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    • Kingsbridge
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsbridge
      • Kingsbridge lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Lothian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsbridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsbridge
    • Lanes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanes
      • Lanes lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Lothian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lanes came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanes
    • Pine River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine River
      • Pine River lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Lothian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine River
    • Prosperity
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosperity
      • Prosperity lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Lothian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prosperity came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosperity
    • Purple Grove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purple Grove
      • Purple Grove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Lothian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purple Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purple Grove
    • Zion
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion
      • Zion lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lothian
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion

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 Lothian. 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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    • Father David William Bauer     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Kitchener (Ontario) on Sunday November 2, 1924 and died in Goderich (Ontario) on Wednesday November 9, 1988 at the age of 64. He is buried at Kitchener Mount Hope Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
      • Goderich is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Lothian.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Father David William Bauer<3>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 307 miles [494.1 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Lothian to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 18 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,860 miles [9,430.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,594 miles [10,612 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,475 miles [7,201.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Lothian) 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 Lothian. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lothian

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lothian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9810, Longitude: -81.6337    
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Lothian to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.416 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.084 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.875 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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