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Communities Also Named Parry Sound ...

We found one communities that share the name Parry Sound.

There is one other community in Ontario which is also named Parry Sound.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Parry Sound ...

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.

  • Badgers Corners
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
  • Depot Harbour ‑ Historic
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
  • Hayford ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayford
  • Horseshoe Lake
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Killbear Park
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Otter Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Lake
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Otter Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otter Lake <2>
  • Rose Point
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Point
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Rose Point
  • Seven (7) Mile Narrows
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven (7) Mile Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven (7) Mile Narrows
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Seven (7) Mile Narrows
  • Swords
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swords
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Swords

How Far From Parry Sound 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 town such as Parry Sound to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<3> beginning in Parry Sound and extending to:

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 210 miles [338 km]<3> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Parry Sound to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 12 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,740 miles [9,237.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,475 miles [10,420.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,357 miles [7,011.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Parry Sound) 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 Parry Sound. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parry SoundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parry Sound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3463, Longitude: -80.0337    
<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 Parry Sound 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 309.258 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.993 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.51 degrees.




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