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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Theodore d'Acton ...

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>
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    • Gore lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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  • Kingsbury
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsbury came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Kingsbury lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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  • Lower Flodden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Flodden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Lower Flodden lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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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>
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    • Martin Corner lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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    • Melbourne Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbourne Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Melbourne Ridge lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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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>
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      • Moose River lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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    • Rockland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Rockland lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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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>
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      • Royville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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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 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Saint Theodore d'Acton
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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 Theodore d'Acton. 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Saint Theodore d'Acton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Patrick<3>
    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Saint Theodore d'Acton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack Sennett<3>

How Far From Saint Theodore d'Acton 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 Theodore d'Acton to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 151 miles [243 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Theodore d'Acton 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 9 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 5,437 miles [8,750 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,161 miles [9,915.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,037 miles [6,496.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Theodore d'Acton) 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 Theodore d'Acton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Theodore d'Acton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Theodore d'Acton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6856, Longitude: -72.5794    
<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 Theodore d'Acton 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 304.392 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.603 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.555 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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