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Curious and Interesting Names Near Norbertville ...

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.

  • Castlebar
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castlebar
    • Castlebar lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Norbertville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castlebar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castlebar
  • Cranberry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranberry
    • Cranberry lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Norbertville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cranberry came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cranberry
  • Ham
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ham
    • Ham lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Norbertville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ham
  • New Ireland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Ireland
    • New Ireland lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Norbertville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Ireland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ireland
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    • Pidgeon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pidgeon
      • Pidgeon lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Norbertville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pidgeon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pidgeon
    • Princeville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
      • Princeville lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Norbertville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
    • Reedsdale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsdale
      • Reedsdale lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Norbertville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsdale
    • Woodside
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodside
      • Woodside lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Norbertville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodside came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodside

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 Norbertville. 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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    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Norbertville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack Sennett<3>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 192 miles [309 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Norbertville 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 5,390 miles [8,674.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,114 miles [9,839.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,991 miles [6,422.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Norbertville. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Norbertville) 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 Norbertville. 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 NorbertvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norbertville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1048, Longitude: -71.8165    
<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 Norbertville 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 303.834 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.053 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 298.941 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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