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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Simon de Bagot ...

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.

  • Gore
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gore
    • Gore lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Saint Simon de Bagot
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  • Magenta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magenta came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magenta
    • Magenta lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the south of Saint Simon de Bagot
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  • Marieville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marieville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marieville
    • Marieville lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Simon de Bagot
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  • Martin Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin Corner
    • Martin Corner lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Simon de Bagot
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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>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
      • Mitchell lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Saint Simon de Bagot
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    • Moose River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose River
      • Moose River lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Saint Simon de Bagot
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    • Royville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royville
      • Royville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Saint Simon de Bagot
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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>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Saint Simon de Bagot
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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 Simon de Bagot. 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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    • 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.
      • Beloeil is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Saint Simon de Bagot.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dollard St. Laurent<3>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Saint Simon de Bagot.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Patrick<3>

How Far From Saint Simon de Bagot 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 community such as Saint Simon de Bagot to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 139 miles [223.7 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Simon de Bagot to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,446 miles [8,764.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,171 miles [9,931.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,047 miles [6,513 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Quebec

About Quebec

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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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Simon de Bagot) 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 Simon de Bagot. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Simon de Bagot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Simon de Bagot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7199, Longitude: -72.8443    
<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 Saint Simon de Bagot 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 304.555 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.791 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.67 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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