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Communities Also Named Longueuil ...

We have found one communities that share the name Longueuil.

There is one other community in Quebec which is also named Longueuil.

Beyond Quebec.

  • Communities Located In Quebec ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Longueuil #1
      • 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 Quebec community of Longueuil.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Longueuil ...

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.

  • Bordeaux
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bordeaux
    • Bordeaux lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Longueuil
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bordeaux came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bordeaux
  • Castle Gardens
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Gardens
    • Castle Gardens lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Longueuil
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Gardens came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Gardens
  • Glen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen
    • Glen lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Longueuil
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
  • Greenfield Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield Park
    • Greenfield Park lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Longueuil
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield Park
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    • Grove Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Hill
      • Grove Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Longueuil
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Hill
    • Monkland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monkland
      • Monkland lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Longueuil
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monkland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monkland
    • Tennessee
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennessee
      • Tennessee lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Longueuil
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tennessee came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennessee
    • Texas
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Texas
      • Texas lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Longueuil
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texas came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Texas

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 Longueuil. 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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    • Sir John Abbott     (4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892))
      • 4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892). He was born in Saint Andre d'Argenteuil (Quebec) on Wednesday March 21, 1821 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Monday October 30, 1893 at the age of 72.
      • Saint Andre d'Argenteuil is located 39 miles [62.8 km] to the west of Longueuil.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
    • Marc Claude Boileau     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Pointe Claire (Quebec) on Saturday September 3, 1932 and died in Pointe Claire (Quebec) on Wednesday December 27, 2000 at the age of 68. The body was cremated.
      • Pointe Claire is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Longueuil.
      • Pointe Claire is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marc Claude Boileau<4>
    • Therese Casgrain     (Activist, politican)
      • Activist, politican. She was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Friday July 10, 1896 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Tueday November 3, 1981 at the age of 85.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Therese Casgrain<4>
    • Henry Corden     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Tueday January 6, 1920 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday May 19, 2005 at the age of 85. He is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry Corden<4>
    • Don Ferguson     (Comedian, actor, writer, producer)
      • Comedian, actor, writer, producer. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Thursday May 30, 1946
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
    • Scott Garland     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (Saskatchewan) on Friday May 16, 1952 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Saturday June 9, 1979 at the age of 27. He is buried at Regina Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Scott Garland<4>
    • Hamilton Livingstone 'Billy' Gilmour     (Professional hockey)
    • Linda Griffiths     (Actress, playwright)
      • Actress, playwright. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Wednesday October 7, 1953 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Sunday September 21, 2014 at the age of 60. We don't have any burial details.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Linda Griffiths<4>
    • 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).
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roland Hewgill<4>
    • Gordon 'Duke' Keats     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Friday March 1, 1895 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Sunday January 16, 1972 at the age of 76. He is buried at Royal Oak Burial Park (British Columbia).
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gordon 'Duke' Keats<4>
    • Gordon 'Duke' Keats     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Friday March 1, 1895 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Sunday January 16, 1972 at the age of 76. He is buried at Royal Oak Burial Park (British Columbia).
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gordon 'Duke' Keats<4>
    • Guy L'Ecuyer     (Genie Award nominated actor)
      • Genie Award nominated actor. He was born in Montreal (Quebec) on Sunday July 26, 1931 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Friday September 20, 1985 at the age of 54.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Montreal is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy L'Ecuyer<4>
    • Dollard St. Laurent     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Verdun (Quebec) on Sunday May 12, 1929 and died in Beloeil (Quebec) on Monday April 6, 2015 at the age of 85. We don't have any burial details.
      • Verdun is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Longueuil.
      • Beloeil is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Longueuil.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dollard St. Laurent<4>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 105 miles [169 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Longueuil to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 5 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,480 miles [8,819.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,205 miles [9,986 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,082 miles [6,569.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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The official website for Longueuil: www.longueuil.ca/

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

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 Longueuil 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' (or 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- Longueuil) 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 Longueuil. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LongueuilOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longueuil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5333, Longitude: -73.5167    
<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>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Longueuil to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.014 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.271 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.107 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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