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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in North Madison, we use the following websites to find information relevant to North Madison and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for North Madison:
    • 41.359820, -72.636760
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on North Madison
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named North Madison ...

We have found three communities that share the name North Madison.

Within Connecticut, the name North Madison is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Jefferson County
      • This North Madison is located in Jefferson County and lies 696 miles [1,120.1 km]<1> to the west of the North Madison that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Madison
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of North Madison.
    • Ohio
      • Lake County
      • This North Madison is located in Lake County and lies 435 miles [700.1 km]<1> to the west of the North Madison that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Madison
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of North Madison.
    • Wisconsin
      • Dane 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 Wisconsin community of North Madison [Dane County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near North Madison ...

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.

  • Beaver Head Corner [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Head Corner
    • Beaver Head Corner [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of North Madison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Head Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Head Corner
  • Cedar Lake [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Lake
    • Cedar Lake [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of North Madison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Lake
  • Flanders [New Haven County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flanders
    • Flanders [New Haven County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of North Madison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flanders have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Lake View [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
    • Lake View [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of North Madison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
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    • Little City [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little City
      • Little City [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little City
    • Lord Corner [Middlesex County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lord Corner
      • Lord Corner [Middlesex County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lord Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Middle Beach [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Beach
      • Middle Beach [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Beach
    • Nut Plains [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nut Plains
      • Nut Plains [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nut Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nut Plains
    • Podunk [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Podunk
      • Podunk [New Haven County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Podunk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Podunk
    • Rockland [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Seaview Beach [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seaview Beach
      • Seaview Beach [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaview Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaview Beach
    • Spruce Corner [Middlesex County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Corner
      • Spruce Corner [Middlesex County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of North Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 North Madison. 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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    • Astrid Allwyn     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Manchester (Connecticut) on Monday November 27, 1905 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday March 31, 1978 at the age of 72. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Manchester is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Astrid Allwyn<4>
    • Robert Ames     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Saturday March 23, 1889 and died in New York (New York) on Friday November 27, 1931 at the age of 42. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Ames<4>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Terryville is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<4>
    • Humbert Allen Astredo     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Pasadena (California) on Thursday April 4, 1929 and died in Guilford (Connecticut) on Friday February 19, 2016 at the age of 86. He is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park (San Mateo County, California).
      • Guilford is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Humbert Allen Astredo<4>
    • Delia Salter Bacon     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Tallmadge (Ohio) on Saturday February 2, 1811 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Friday September 2, 1859 at the age of 48. She is buried at Grove Street Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Delia Salter Bacon<4>
    • John Joseph 'Jack' Barry     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Meriden (Connecticut) on Tueday April 26, 1887 and died in Shrewsbury (Massachusetts) on Sunday April 23, 1961 at the age of 74. He is buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Meriden is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Jack' Barry<4>
    • Christopher 'Battling' Battalino     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Tueday February 18, 1908 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Monday July 25, 1977 at the age of 69. He is buried at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Hartford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Christopher 'Battling' Battalino<4>
    • Charles Austin Beard     (Historian)
      • Historian. He was born on Friday November 27, 1874 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 1, 1948 at the age of 73. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • North Haven is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Austin Beard<4>
    • Edward James 'Ed' Begley, Sr.     (Actor)
    • Frank Beisler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Haven (Connecticut) on Thursday October 9, 1913 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Saturday September 8, 1973 at the age of 59. He is buried at St. Lawrence Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • North Haven is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of North Madison.
      • North Haven is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Beisler<4>
    • Marian Bergeron     (Miss America (1933), singer)
      • Miss America (1933), singer. She was born in West Haven (Connecticut) on Friday May 3, 1918 and died in Kettering (Ohio) on Tueday October 22, 2002 at the age of 84. She is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio).
      • West Haven is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<4>
    • Gus Bivona     (Musician, composer)
    • Marilyn Borden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Sunday May 29, 1932 and died in Modesto (California) on Wednesday March 25, 2009 at the age of 76.
      • Hartford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of North Madison.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marilyn Borden<4>

How Far From North Madison 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 North Madison to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from North Madison to Hartford, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 287 miles [461.9 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,610 miles [9,028.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,315 miles [10,163 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,192 miles [6,746.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- North Madison) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Madison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3598, Longitude: -72.6368       In this case, the coordinates for North Madison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 North Madison 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 county. 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>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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 North Madison 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 305.055 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.62 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.767 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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