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Welcome to Sand Pit ...

Although we found mention of Sand Pit during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Sand Pit was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Sand Pit to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sand Pit, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Sand Pit might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

We believe that Sand Pit would be found within the (705) & (249)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Sand Pit ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Sand Pit - they are located in Alabama, Indiana and Iowa.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sand Pit.

Communities near Sand Pit ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sand Pit.

  • Greater Sudbury
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greater Sudbury came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greater Sudbury
  • Brodie
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodie
  • Cambrian Heights
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Coniston
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • The Donovan
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Frood Mine
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frood Mine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frood Mine
  • Nickel Centre
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nickel Centre came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nickel Centre
  • Sudbury
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Falconbridge
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Guilletville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilletville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilletville

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Pit ...

Looking for more information about Sand Pit? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sand Pit, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sand Pit.

The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Sand Pit and then turned west". While Sand Pit could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Sand Pit as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Sand Pit 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.
<2>Area code (249) is an overlay for area code (705).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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