Search for location

Truro, Iowa

Truro is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 485 at the 2010 census. Truro is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. History It was named after the city of Truro in Cornwall, United Kingdom, by suggestion of the local train conductor, whose hometown was Truro, Cape Cod, MA. The first Euro-American settlers came to the Truro area around 1850, mainly from Ohio, and began farming. Geography Truro is located at (41.208372, -93.845496). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, all of it land....

Truro, Nova Scotia

Truro is a town in central Nova Scotia, Canada. Truro is the shire town of Colchester County and is located on the south side of the Salmon River floodplain, close to the river's mouth at the eastern end of Cobequid Bay. History The Mi'kmaq name for the Truro area, "Wagobagitik" meaning "end of the water's flow", was shortened by Acadian settlers to "Cobequid" who arrived in the area in the early 1700s and by 1727 had established a small village near the present downtown site of Truro known as "Vil Bois Brule" (Village in the burnt wood)....

Truro Church (Fairfax, Virginia)

Truro Anglican Church is an Anglican church in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. History of Truro Church (1845-1948) There was no official Episcopal Church in City of Fairfax until the Rev. Richard Templeton Brown, rector of The Falls Church, organized a congregation in 1843. The congregation first met at the historic Fairfax Courthouse and then moved to the private home of Mrs. William Rumsey, a Baptist from New York. There were fourteen communicants. A year later, a plain white frame church was built on the present site of the Truro Chapel and was consecrated as Zion Church in 1845....

Truro School

Truro School is a coeducational independent day and boarding school in the city of Truro, Cornwall, England, UK. It is the largest coeducational independent school in Cornwall with over 1050 pupils from pre-prep to sixth form. History Truro Wesleyan Middle Class College (referred to as Truro College) was founded by Wesleyan Methodists in November 1879, and on 20 January 1880 lessons began at sites in River Street and Strangways Terrace, Truro. The present site was completed in 1882. The school was founded as an alternative to the Church of England's ancient Truro Grammar School....

North Truro, Massachusetts

North Truro is a village in the town of Truro, Massachusetts, United States. Due to its proximity to urbanized Provincetown, it is somewhat more densely developed than the rest of the town, with houses and small resort facilities lining the two main thoroughfares, U.S. Route 6 and MA Route 6A. It is home to Truro Vineyards, one of two operating wineries (the other is in Falmouth) on Cape Cod. North Truro is located at . Over half of the land area of the town is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore (the area shown in green on the map), established in 1961 by President John F....

Truro City F.C.

Truro City Football Club is an English football club based in Truro, Cornwall. They currently play in the Southern Football League Premier Division, the seventh tier of the English football hierarchy, following five promotions in six seasons, however they were relegated from the Conference South at the end of the 2012–13 season after going into administration. They were founding members of the South Western League in 1951 and won the title five times in their history....

Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois

Truro Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 840 and it contained 431 housing units. Geography According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of, of which (or 99.83%) is land and (or 0.20%) is water. Cities, towns, villages Williamsfield Unincorporated towns Truro at (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.) Cemeteries The township contains these six cemeteries: Caldwell Family, Corbin, Fink, Parker, West Truro and Williams Family....

Truro, Nova Scotia railway station

The Truro Railway Station is an inter-city railway station in the town of Truro, Nova Scotia. It is operated by Via Rail. History The Nova Scotia Railway opened its line from Richmond (in present-day Halifax's North End) to Truro in December 1858. For the first decade of rail service to the town, the NSR served passengers from a small wooden structure located approximately where the present-day station is situated. In June 1867 the NSR opened its eastern extension from Truro to the Northumberland Strait port of Pictou Landing....

Victoria Park, Truro, Nova Scotia

Victoria Park is a natural woodland urban park in the town of Truro, Nova Scotia. Geography Situated along a hill occupying the southern edge of the Salmon River valley near the town's southeastern boundary, the park is dominated by Lepper Brook, which joins the Salmon River downstream from the park near the town's business district. Within the park, the northward flowing Lepper Brook follows a dramatic gorge which is carved out of the hill and features two waterfalls (Joseph Howe Falls and Waddell Falls)....

North Truro Air Force Station

North Truro Air Force Station (AFS) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. It is located east of North Truro, Massachusetts. Most of the site was inactivated by 1994 and turned over to the National Park Service, the radar site remainder becoming an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) VHF omnidirectional range/Tactical air navigation system (VORTAC) and radar site, part of the Joint Surveillance System (JSS), designated by NORAD as Northeast Air Defense Sector (NEADS) Ground Equipment Facility J-53....

North Truro Train Station: The North Truro Train Station was located in North Truro, Massachusetts near the intersection of what is now Pond and Twinefield Roads. It was razed when trackage was dismantled between North Eastham ...

Truro Train Station: The Truro Train Station was located in Truro, Massachusetts at the west end of Depot Road. It was razed when the tracks between Eastham and Provincetown were removed during the early 1960s....

South Truro Train Station: The South Truro Train Station was located in Truro, Massachusetts. It was razed when the tracks were torn up through Provincetown in 1960....

Truro Island: Truro Island lies within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of northern Canada's territory of Nunavut. It is one of the mid-waterway islands in the McDougall Sound between Bathu...

Lower Truro: Lower Truro is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Colchester County . ...

Truro 27A: Truro 27A is a Mi'kmaq reserve located in Colchester County, Nova Scotia. It is administratively part of the Millbrook First Nation....

Truro 27B: Truro 27B is a Mi'kmaq reserve located in Colchester County, Nova Scotia. It is administratively part of the Millbrook First Nation....

Truro 27C: Truro 27C is a Mi'kmaq reserve located in Colchester County, Nova Scotia. It is administratively part of the Millbrook First Nation....

École acadienne de Truro: École acadienne de Truro is a Canadian francophone public school in Truro, Nova Scotia. It is operated by Conseil scolaire acadien provincial. Created in 1997, the École acadienne de Truro was the ...

MITRE Radar Test Site, South Truro: MITRE Radar Test Site, South Truro was a radar facility located in South Truro, Massachusetts. It was an early component in the Semi Automatic Ground Environment radar network. It was operated by the ...

More options