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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Christopher ...

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.

  • Cedar Shores
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Shores
    • Cedar Shores lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Christopher
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Shores came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Fingerboard
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    • Fingerboard lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Saint Christopher
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  • Fleetwood
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    • Fleetwood lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Saint Christopher
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  • Honey's Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey's Beach
    • Honey's Beach lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Saint Christopher
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honey's Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honey's Beach
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    • Janetville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janetville
      • Janetville lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Christopher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janetville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janetville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Janetville<3>
    • Little Britain
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Britain
      • Little Britain lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Saint Christopher
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    • Lotus
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lotus
      • Lotus lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint Christopher
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    • Mount Horeb
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Horeb
      • Mount Horeb lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Saint Christopher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Pine Point - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Point
      • Pine Point was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Christopher
    • Purple Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purple Hill
      • Purple Hill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Christopher
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    • Seagrave
    • Sunrise Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Saint Christopher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach
    • Sunset View
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset View
      • Sunset View lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Saint Christopher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset View came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset View
    • Viewlake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viewlake
      • Viewlake lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Saint Christopher
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    • Williams Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Point
      • Williams Point lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Christopher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williams Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Point

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 Saint Christopher. 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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    • Les Ascott     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Sunday October 2, 1921 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Thursday August 8, 2013 at the age of 91. He is buried at Highland Park Cemetery (Peterborough County, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Les Ascott<4>
    • Rod Coneybeare     (Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor)
      • Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday March 31, 1930 and died in Lindsay (Ontario) on Thursday September 5, 2019 at the age of 89. The body was cremated.
      • Lindsay is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rod Coneybeare<4>
    • Ross B. Craig     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday July 1, 1884 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Monday June 27, 1949 at the age of 64. He is buried at Grove Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<4>
    • Norman James Boswell 'Hec' Fowler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) on Friday October 14, 1892 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Thursday July 30, 1987 at the age of 94.
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Norman James Boswell 'Hec' Fowler<4>
    • James Francis 'Moose' Heffernan     (Professional hockey)
    • Colleen Peterson     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday November 14, 1950 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday October 9, 1996 at the age of 45. She is buried at Little Lake Cemetery (Peterborough County, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Colleen Peterson<4>
    • George 'Shorty' Redding     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Friday March 6, 1903 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Thursday October 17, 1974 at the age of 71. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Shorty' Redding<4>
    • George Sullivan     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Peterborough (Ontario) on Tueday December 24, 1929 and died in Peterborough (Ontario) on Saturday January 19, 2019 at the age of 89.
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Peterborough is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Sullivan<4>
    • Raymond 'Golden Boy' Timgren     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Windsor (Ontario) on Saturday September 29, 1928 and died in Lindsay (Ontario) on Thursday November 25, 1999 at the age of 71. He is buried at Riverside Cemetery (City of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario).
      • Lindsay is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Saint Christopher.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Raymond 'Golden Boy' Timgren<4>

How Far From Saint Christopher to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Saint Christopher to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 173 miles [278.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Christopher to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,742 miles [9,240.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,472 miles [10,415.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,350 miles [7,000.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Christopher) 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 Saint Christopher. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Christopher

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Christopher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1831, Longitude: -78.7825    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Saint Christopher to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.552 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.016 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.372 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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