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Communities Also Named Tamworth ...

We have found three communities that share the name Tamworth.

Within Ontario, the name Tamworth is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Iowa
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Tamworth [Polk County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Carroll County
      • This Tamworth is located in Carroll County and lies 286 miles [460.3 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamworth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Tamworth.
    • Virginia
      • Cumberland County
      • This Tamworth is located in Cumberland County and lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<2> to the south.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamworth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Tamworth.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tamworth ...

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.

  • Ebenezer
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebenezer
    • Ebenezer lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Tamworth
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer
  • Enterprise
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Tamworth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<4>
  • Erinsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erinsville
    • Erinsville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Tamworth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erinsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erinsville<4>
  • Forest Mills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Mills
    • Forest Mills lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Tamworth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Mills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Mills
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    • Gull Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gull Creek
      • Gull Creek lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Tamworth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gull Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gull Creek
    • Lens
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lens
      • Lens lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Tamworth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lens came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lens
    • Lime Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lime Lake
      • Lime Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Tamworth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lime Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lime Lake
    • Otter Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
      • Otter Creek lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Tamworth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otter Creek

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 Tamworth. 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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    • Donald 'Dan' Bain     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Saturday February 14, 1874 and died in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Wednesday August 15, 1962 at the age of 88.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald 'Dan' Bain<5>
    • Sir Mackenzie Bowell     (6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896))
      • 6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896). He was born in Rickinghall (England) on Saturday December 27, 1823 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday December 10, 1917 at the age of 94. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Mackenzie Bowell<5>
    • 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.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rod Coneybeare<5>
    • Roland Hewgill     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Monday February 11, 1929 and died in Kingston (Ontario) on Monday November 9, 1998 at the age of 69. He is buried at Cataraqui Cemetery (Frontenac County, Ontario).
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roland Hewgill<5>
    • Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday September 24, 1902 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Wednesday November 20, 1968 at the age of 66. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway<5>
    • Joe Levandoski     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Cobalt (Ontario) on Thursday March 17, 1921 and died in Kingston (Ontario) on Thursday December 20, 2001 at the age of 80. The body was cremated.
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Levandoski<5>
    • August Solberg 'Gus' Marker     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Wetaskiwin (Alberta) on Tueday August 1, 1905 and died in Kingston (Ontario) on Tueday October 7, 1997 at the age of 92. He is buried at Cataraqui Cemetery (Frontenac County, Ontario).
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: August Solberg 'Gus' Marker<5>
    • Howard Dennis McNamara     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Saturday November 22, 1890 and died in Deseronto (Ontario) on Saturday August 24, 1940 at the age of 49. He is buried at Mt. Hope Catholic Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Deseronto is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Howard Dennis McNamara<5>
    • Farley McGill Mowat     (Author, environmentalist)
      • Author, environmentalist. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Thursday May 12, 1921 and died on Tueday May 6, 2014 at the age of 93.
      • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Farley McGill Mowat<5>
    • George Franklin 'Paddy' Patterson     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Kingston (Ontario) on Tueday May 22, 1906 and died in Kingston (Ontario) on Sunday January 16, 1977 at the age of 70. He is buried at Cataraqui Cemetery (Frontenac County, Ontario).
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Franklin 'Paddy' Patterson<5>
    • Kenneth Fenwick Randall     (Professional Hockey)
    • Martin 'Marty' Walsh     (Professional Hockey)
      • Professional Hockey. He was born in Kingston (Ontario) on Thursday October 16, 1884 and died in Muskoka (Ontario) on Saturday March 27, 1915 at the age of 30. He is buried at St. Mary's RC Cemetery (Frontenac County, Ontario).
      • Kingston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Tamworth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martin 'Marty' Walsh<5>

How Far From Tamworth 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 community such as Tamworth to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 91 miles [146.5 km]<2> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Tamworth to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,660 miles [9,108.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,387 miles [10,278.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,265 miles [6,863.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 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 Tamworth 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>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- Tamworth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tamworth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TamworthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tamworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4667, Longitude: -76.9833    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Tamworth to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.369 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.732 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.355 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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