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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 Saugatuck, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Saugatuck 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 Saugatuck:
    • 41.122597, -73.370118
    • 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 Saugatuck
  • 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 Saugatuck ...

We have found one communities that share the name Saugatuck.

Within Connecticut, the name Saugatuck is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, there is another community also named Saugatuck in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Michigan
      • Allegan County
      • This Saugatuck is located in Allegan County and lies 667 miles [1,073.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Saugatuck that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugatuck
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegan County community of Saugatuck.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saugatuck ...

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.

  • Cannondale [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannondale
    • Cannondale [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Saugatuck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannondale
  • Daniels Mill [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels Mill
    • Daniels Mill [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Saugatuck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniels Mill
  • Gilbert Corners [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert Corners
    • Gilbert Corners [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Saugatuck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert Corners
  • Greenfield Hill [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield Hill
    • Greenfield Hill [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Saugatuck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield Hill
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    • Greens Farms [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greens Farms
      • Greens Farms [Fairfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greens Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greens Farms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greens Farms<3>
    • Grover Hill [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover Hill
      • Grover Hill [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover Hill
    • Harborview [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harborview
      • Harborview [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harborview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harborview
    • Little Danbury [Fairfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Danbury
      • Little Danbury [Fairfield County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lyons Plain [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons Plain
      • Lyons Plain [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons Plain
    • Murray [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • Richards Corner [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richards Corner
      • Richards Corner [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richards Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richards Corner
    • Round Beach [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Beach
      • Round Beach [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Beach
    • Silvermine [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silvermine
      • Silvermine [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Saugatuck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silvermine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silvermine

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 Saugatuck. 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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    • Frank Abbundando     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday July 11, 1910 and died in Ossining (New York) on Thursday February 19, 1942 at the age of 31. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Ossining is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Abbundando<4>
    • Peter Arno     (Cartoonist)
      • Cartoonist. He was born in New York (New York) on Friday January 8, 1904 and died in Port Chester (New York) on Thursday February 22, 1968 at the age of 64. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Port Chester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Arno<4>
    • Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Rensselaer (Indiana) on Wednesday January 7, 1863 and died in Manhasset (New York) on Wednesday November 4, 1942 at the age of 79. She is buried at Weston Cemetery (Jasper County, Indiana).
      • Manhasset is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson<4>
    • Doe Avedon     (Actress, model)
    • Faith Baldwin     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in New Rochelle (New York) on Sunday October 1, 1893 and died in Norwalk (Connecticut) on Saturday March 18, 1978 at the age of 84.
      • New Rochelle is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Saugatuck.
      • Norwalk is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Faith Baldwin<4>
    • Chuck Barris     (Entertainer, producer, author)
      • Entertainer, producer, author. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Monday June 3, 1929 and died in Palisades (New York) on Tueday March 21, 2017 at the age of 87.
      • Palisades is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chuck Barris<4>
    • J.J. Barry     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday April 25, 1932 and died in Huntington Station (New York) on Wednesday August 15, 1990 at the age of 58. He is buried at Cemetery of the Holy Rood (Nassau County, New York).
      • Huntington Station is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J.J. Barry<4>
    • James Barton     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Gloucester City (New Jersey) on Saturday November 1, 1890 and died in Mineola (New York) on Wednesday December 19, 1962 at the age of 72. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Mineola is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Barton<4>
    • Laurie Hope Beechman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday April 4, 1953 and died in White Plains (New York) on Sunday March 8, 1998 at the age of 44. She is buried at Montefiore Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • White Plains is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Laurie Hope Beechman<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 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<4>
    • Ann Blyth     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Mount Kisco (New York) on Thursday August 16, 1928
      • Mount Kisco is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
      • Physicist. He was born in Rome (Georgia) on Saturday September 28, 1912 and died in Briarcliff Manor (New York) on Saturday March 6, 2004 at the age of 91. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Briarcliff Manor is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Booth, Jr.<4>
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
      • Physicist. He was born in Rome (Georgia) on Saturday September 28, 1912 and died in Briarcliff Manor (New York) on Saturday March 6, 2004 at the age of 91. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Briarcliff Manor is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Saugatuck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Booth, Jr.<4>

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

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

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    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 57 miles [91.7 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Saugatuck to Hartford, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 247 miles [397.5 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,650 miles [9,092.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,356 miles [10,229 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,233 miles [6,812.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saugatuck. 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Saugatuck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saugatuck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1226, Longitude: -73.3701       In this case, the coordinates for Saugatuck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Saugatuck 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 305.519 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.106 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.20 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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