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Welcome to Speedwell ...

Although we found mention of Speedwell during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Speedwell 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 Speedwell to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Speedwell, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Speedwell 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).

Communities Also Named Speedwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Speedwell - they are located in Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Speedwell ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Speedwell ...

Looking for more information about Speedwell? 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 Speedwell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Speedwell.

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

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 Speedwell and then turned east". While Speedwell could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Speedwell 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Speedwell 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>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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