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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Samuel de Horton ...

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.

  • Asbestos
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asbestos came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asbestos
    • Asbestos lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Samuel de Horton
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asbestos<3>
  • Castlebar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castlebar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Castlebar lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Samuel de Horton
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  • Danville
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    • Danville lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Samuel de Horton
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  • Dieppe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dieppe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Dieppe lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Samuel de Horton
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    • Greenshields
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenshields came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenshields
      • Greenshields lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Saint Samuel de Horton
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    • Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Mitchell lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Saint Samuel de Horton
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    • Princeville
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      • Princeville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Saint Samuel de Horton
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    • Wheatland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Wheatland lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Saint Samuel de Horton
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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 Samuel de Horton. 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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    • Lester Patrick     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Drummondville (Quebec) on Monday December 31, 1883 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Wednesday June 1, 1960 at the age of 76. He is buried at Royal Oak Burial Park (British Columbia).
      • Drummondville is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Saint Samuel de Horton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Patrick<4>
    • 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Saint Samuel de Horton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack Sennett<4>

How Far From Saint Samuel de Horton 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 Samuel de Horton to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Saint Samuel de Horton and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 172 miles [276.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Samuel de Horton to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,409 miles [8,704.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,134 miles [9,871.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,010 miles [6,453.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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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' (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- Saint Samuel de Horton) 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 Samuel de Horton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Samuel de Horton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Samuel de Horton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0534, Longitude: -72.2344    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Saint Samuel de Horton 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 304.11 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.352 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.182 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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