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Communities Also Named Zurich ...

We have found four communities that share the name Zurich.

Within Ontario, the name Zurich is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Inyo County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Zurich [Inyo County].
    • Kansas
      • Rooks County
      • This Zurich is located in Rooks County and lies 965 miles [1,553 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rooks County community of Zurich.
    • Montana
      • Blaine County
      • This Zurich is located in Blaine County and lies 1,353 miles [2,177.4 km]<2> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blaine County community of Zurich.
    • New York
      • Wayne County
      • This Zurich is located in Wayne County and lies 231 miles [371.8 km]<2> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Zurich.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Zurich ...

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.

  • Beach O'Pines
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beach O'Pines
    • Beach O'Pines lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Zurich
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beach O'Pines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach O'Pines
  • Blake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blake
    • Blake lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Zurich
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blake
  • Bluewater
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluewater
    • Bluewater lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Zurich
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluewater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluewater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluewater<4>
  • Dashwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dashwood
    • Dashwood lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Zurich
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dashwood
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    • Farquhar
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farquhar
      • Farquhar lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Zurich
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farquhar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farquhar
    • Grand Bend
    • Greenway
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenway
      • Greenway lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Zurich
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenway came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenway
    • Hay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay
      • Hay lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Zurich
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hay
    • Hills Green
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hills Green
      • Hills Green lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Zurich
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills Green came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hills Green

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 Zurich. 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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    • Father David William Bauer     (Professional hockey)
    • Arthur Meighen     (10th & 12th Prime Minister of Canada (July 1920 - December 1921 & June 1926 - September 1926))
      • 10th & 12th Prime Minister of Canada (July 1920 - December 1921 & June 1926 - September 1926). He was born in Anderson (Ontario) on Tueday June 16, 1874 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Friday August 5, 1960 at the age of 86. He is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery (Perth County, Ontario).
      • Anderson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Zurich.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Meighen<5>
    • Albert Charles 'Babe' Siebert     (Professional hockey)

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 323 miles [519.8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Zurich to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 19 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,885 miles [9,471 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,617 miles [10,649 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,497 miles [7,237.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ontario

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zurich. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Zurich, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zurich) 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 Zurich. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Zurich

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zurich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4212, Longitude: -81.6248    
<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 Zurich 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 310.447 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.033 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.084 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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