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Welcome to Van Horne ...

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




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Van Horne 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 Van Horne would be found within the (519) and (226)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Van Horne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Van Horne - they are located in Iowa, Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Van Horne ...

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

  • Chatham
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatham <4>
  • Darrell
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darrell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darrell
  • Kent Centre
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent Centre came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent Centre
  • Northwood
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwood
  • Richardson
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richardson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richardson
  • Wilsonwood
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Eberts
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eberts came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eberts
  • Huffman Corners
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffman Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffman Corners
  • Kent Bridge
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • McKays Corners
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Van Horne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Van Horne.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Van Horne. See our Newspapers Page for Van Horne.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Van Horne ...

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

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 Van Horne and then turned west". While Van Horne could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Van Horne 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 Van Horne 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 (226) is an overlay for area code (519).
<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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