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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bromptonville ...

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.

  • Booth's Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booth's Beach
    • Booth's Beach lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bromptonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booth's Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booth's Beach
  • Greenlay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenlay
    • Greenlay lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Bromptonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenlay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenlay
  • Hardwood Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardwood Hill
    • Hardwood Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Bromptonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardwood Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardwood Hill
  • Huntingville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntingville
    • Huntingville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Bromptonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingville
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    • Johnville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnville
      • Johnville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnville
    • Kingsbury
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsbury
      • Kingsbury lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsbury came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsbury
    • Morse
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
      • Morse lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse
    • Rock Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Forest
      • Rock Forest lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Forest came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Forest
    • Rockland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Sand Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Shanks
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shanks
      • Shanks lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shanks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shanks
    • Stoke
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoke
      • Stoke lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoke came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoke
    • View Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for View Point
      • View Point lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Bromptonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for View Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on View Point

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 Bromptonville. 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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    • Louis St. Laurent     (16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957))
      • 16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957). He was born in Compton (Quebec) on Monday November 15, 1948 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Friday June 21, 1957 at the age of 8.
      • Compton is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Bromptonville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis St. Laurent<3>
    • Mack Sennett     (Actor, director, producer, screenwriter)
      • Actor, director, producer, screenwriter. He was born in Danville (Quebec) on Saturday January 17, 1880 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Saturday November 5, 1960 at the age of 80.
      • Danville is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the north of Bromptonville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack Sennett<3>

How Far From Bromptonville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Bromptonville to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 182 miles [292.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Bromptonville to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,420 miles [8,722.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,141 miles [9,883 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,017 miles [6,464.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bromptonville) 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 Bromptonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BromptonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bromptonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4667, Longitude: -71.9333    
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Bromptonville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 304.018 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.148 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.348 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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