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Communities Also Named Major ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Major.

Within Saskatchewan, the name Major is unique.

Beyond Saskatchewan, we know of another eight communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Coweta County
      • This Major is located in Coweta County and lies 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coweta County community of Major.
    • Kentucky
      • Henderson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Major [Henderson County].
      • Owsley County
      • This Major is located in Owsley County and lies 1,603 miles [2,579.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Owsley County community of Major.
    • Missouri
      • Clinton County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Clinton County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Major.
    • Tennessee
      • Wilson County
      • This Major is located in Wilson County and lies 1,576 miles [2,536.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Major.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Major is located in Davis County and lies 764 miles [1,229.5 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Major.
    • Virginia
      • Bedford County
      • This Major is located in Bedford County and lies 1,763 miles [2,837.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bedford County community of Major.
      • Grayson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Major [Grayson County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Major ...

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.

  • Cactus Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cactus Lake
    • Cactus Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Major
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  • Cosine
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cosine
    • Cosine lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Major
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cosine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Denzil
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denzil
    • Denzil lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Major
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  • Flaxcombe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flaxcombe
    • Flaxcombe lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Major
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flaxcombe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Hearts Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hearts Hill
      • Hearts Hill lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Major
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hearts Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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    • Hoosier
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosier
      • Hoosier lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Major
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    • Primate
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Primate
      • Primate lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Major
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    • Smiley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiley
      • Smiley lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Major
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    • Superb
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superb
      • Superb lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Major
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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How Far From Major to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a village such as Major to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 237 miles [381.4 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Major to Regina, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 63 days and walking would take 91 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,273 miles [10,095.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,041 miles [11,331.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,085 miles [8,183.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Major) 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 Major. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MajorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Major. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8742, Longitude: -109.6156    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Major could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Major, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<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 Major 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 330.695 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.064 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.908 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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