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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil ...

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.

  • Chatboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatboro came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatboro
    • Chatboro lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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  • Dalesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalesville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Dalesville lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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  • Edina
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Edina lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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  • Geneva
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Geneva lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Hill Head
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Hill Head lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Mabel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabel came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Mabel lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Mount Maple
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Maple came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Mount Maple lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Rawcliffe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rawcliffe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rawcliffe
      • Rawcliffe lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Rodgerdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodgerdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodgerdale
      • Rodgerdale lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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    • Stardale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stardale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stardale
      • Stardale lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil
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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 Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil. 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast of Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil.

How Far From Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil 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 community such as Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 63 miles [101.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,513 miles [8,872.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,239 miles [10,040.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,116 miles [6,624.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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- Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6247, Longitude: -74.4267    
<3>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.
<4>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 Saint Philippe d'Argenteuil to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.582 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.922 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.52 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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