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Communities Also Named Prescott ...

We found 22 communities that share the name Prescott.

Within Ontario, the name Prescott is unique.

Beyond Ontario, we know of another 22 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Saint Clair County
      • This Prescott is located in Saint Clair County and lies 964 miles [1,551.4 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Clair County community of Prescott.
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai County
      • This Prescott is located in Yavapai County and lies 2,066 miles [3,324.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yavapai County community of Prescott.
    • Arkansas
      • Nevada County
      • This Prescott is located in Nevada County and lies 1,212 miles [1,950.5 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nevada County community of Prescott.
    • Georgia
      • Charlton County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Prescott [Charlton County].
      • Echols County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Prescott [Echols County].
      • Lowndes County
      • This Prescott is located in Lowndes County and lies 1,047 miles [1,685 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lowndes County community of Prescott.
    • Indiana
      • Shelby County
      • This Prescott is located in Shelby County and lies 634 miles [1,020.3 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Prescott.
    • Iowa
      • Adams County
      • This Prescott is located in Adams County and lies 996 miles [1,602.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Prescott.
    • Kansas
      • Linn County
      • This Prescott is located in Linn County and lies 1,090 miles [1,754.2 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Prescott.
      • Osage County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Prescott [Osage County].
      • Pratt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Prescott [Pratt County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Franklin County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Prescott [Franklin County].
      • Hampshire County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Prescott [Hampshire County].
    • Michigan
      • Ogemaw County
      • This Prescott is located in Ogemaw County and lies 416 miles [669.5 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ogemaw County community of Prescott.
    • Missouri
      • Texas County
      • This Prescott is located in Texas County and lies 988 miles [1,590 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Texas County community of Prescott.
    • North Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Prescott is located in Beaufort County and lies 657 miles [1,057.3 km]<1> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Prescott.
    • Oregon
      • Columbia County
      • This Prescott is located in Columbia County and lies 2,265 miles [3,645.2 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Prescott.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lebanon County
      • This Prescott is located in Lebanon County and lies 304 miles [489.2 km]<1> to the south.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lebanon County community of Prescott.
    • South Carolina
      • Edgefield County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Prescott [Edgefield County].
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Prescott [Pierce County].
      • Walla Walla County
      • This Prescott is located in Walla Walla County and lies 2,048 miles [3,295.9 km]<1> to the west northwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walla Walla County community of Prescott.
    • Wisconsin
      • Pierce County
      • This Prescott is located in Pierce County and lies 845 miles [1,359.9 km]<1> to the west.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Prescott.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Prescott ...

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.

  • Crystal Rock
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Edgewater Park
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewater Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewater Park
    • Edgewater Park is located in Saint Lawrence County (NY)
  • Flackville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flackville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flackville
    • Flackville is located in Saint Lawrence County (NY)
  • Johnstown
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Lisbon
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Lords Mills
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lords Mills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lords Mills
  • Lost Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Village
    • Lost Village is located in Saint Lawrence County (NY)
  • Mainsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mainsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mainsville
  • Red Mills
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mills
    • Red Mills is located in Saint Lawrence County (NY)
  • Sparkle City
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Stones Corners
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stones Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stones Corners
  • Terrace Park
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Park
    • Terrace Park is located in Saint Lawrence County (NY)

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Prescott to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,592 miles [8,999.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,318 miles [10,167.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,194 miles [6,749.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

The official website for Prescott: www.prescott.ca/

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Prescott) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prescott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7135, Longitude: -75.5158    
<2>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 Prescott, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Prescott 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.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Prescott to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.403 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.689 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.513 degrees.









 

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