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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 Axtell Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Axtell Corner 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 Axtell Corner:
    • 42.232039, -71.683679
    • 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 Axtell Corner
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Axtell Corner ...

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.

  • Bramanville [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bramanville
    • Bramanville [Worcester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Axtell Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bramanville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bramanville
  • Dorothy Pond [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorothy Pond
    • Dorothy Pond [Worcester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorothy Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorothy Pond
  • Fairlawn [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairlawn
    • Fairlawn [Worcester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Axtell Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairlawn
  • Fisherville [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisherville
    • Fisherville [Worcester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Axtell Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisherville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisherville
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    • Island [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island
      • Island [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island
    • Lakeview [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Worcester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Axtell Corner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Maplewood [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood [Worcester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Marions Camp [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marions Camp
      • Marions Camp [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marions Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marions Camp
    • Pinecrest [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
      • Pinecrest [Worcester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinecrest
    • Rice Square [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice Square
      • Rice Square [Worcester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Square
    • Union Hill [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Hill
      • Union Hill [Worcester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Hill
    • University Park [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Axtell Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park

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 Axtell Corner. 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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    • Hannah Adams     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Medford (Massachusetts) on Thursday October 2, 1755 and died in Brookline (Massachusetts) on Thursday December 15, 1831 at the age of 76. She is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Medford is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the northeast of Axtell Corner.
      • Brookline is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hannah Adams<3>
    • William Taylor Adams     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Medway (Massachusetts) on Tueday July 30, 1822 and died in Dorchester (Massachusetts) on Saturday March 27, 1897 at the age of 74. He is buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Medway is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Taylor Adams<3>
    • Elizabeth Cary Agassiz     (Scientist)
      • Scientist. She was born in Boston (Massachusetts) on Thursday December 5, 1822 and died in Arlington (Massachusetts) on Thursday June 27, 1907 at the age of 84. She is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Boston is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Arlington is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Cary Agassiz<3>
    • Horatio Alger, Jr.     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Chelsea (Massachusetts) on Friday January 13, 1832 and died in Natick (Massachusetts) on Tueday July 18, 1899 at the age of 67. He is buried at Glenwood Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Chelsea is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Natick is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Horatio Alger, Jr.<3>
    • Ezra Ames     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Framingham (Massachusetts) on Thursday May 5, 1768 and died in Albany (New York) on Tueday February 23, 1836 at the age of 67. He is buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York).
      • Framingham is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezra Ames<3>
    • Isabel Anderson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Boston (Massachusetts) on Friday March 3, 1876 and died in Brookline (Massachusetts) on Wednesday November 3, 1948 at the age of 72.
      • Boston is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Brookline is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Isabel Anderson<3>
    • George Thorndike Angell     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Southbridge (Massachusetts) on Thursday June 5, 1823 and died in Boston (Massachusetts) on Tueday March 16, 1909 at the age of 85. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Southbridge is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Axtell Corner.
      • Boston is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Thorndike Angell<3>
    • Mary Carew Armstrong     (Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist. She was born in Medford (Massachusetts) on Thursday September 18, 1913 and died in Framingham (Massachusetts) on Friday July 12, 2002 at the age of 88.
      • Medford is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the northeast of Axtell Corner.
      • Framingham is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Carew Armstrong<3>
    • Louise 'Lou' Arnold     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. She was born in Pawtucket (Rhode Island) on Friday May 11, 1923 and died in South Bend (Indiana) on Thursday May 27, 2010 at the age of 87. She is buried at Swan Point Cemetery (Providence County, Rhode Island).
      • Pawtucket is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louise 'Lou' Arnold<3>
    • Richard Bakalyan     (Actor)
    • Harvey Ross Ball     (Illustrator - creator of the Smiley Face logo)
      • Illustrator - creator of the Smiley Face logo. He was born in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Sunday July 10, 1921 and died in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Thursday April 12, 2001 at the age of 79.
      • Worcester is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Axtell Corner.
      • Worcester is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harvey Ross Ball<3>
    • 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).
      • Shrewsbury is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Jack' Barry<3>
    • Alfred Stanley 'Stan' Benjamin     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Framingham (Massachusetts) on Wednesday May 20, 1914 and died in Framingham (Massachusetts) on Thursday December 24, 2009 at the age of 95. He is buried at Green River Cemetery (Franklin County, Massachusetts).
      • Framingham is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Framingham is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Axtell Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alfred Stanley 'Stan' Benjamin<3>

How Far From Axtell Corner 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 community such as Axtell Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Worcester, which is the Seat of Worcester County and lies just to the West Northwest.
    • Boston, which is the State Capital of Massachusetts, lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Axtell Corner to Boston, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two 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 362 miles [582.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,535 miles [8,907.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,243 miles [10,047.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,119 miles [6,628.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Massachusetts

About Worcester County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

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- Axtell Corner) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2320, Longitude: -71.6837       In this case, the coordinates for Axtell Corner 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>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 Axtell Corner 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 304.368 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 299.991 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.916 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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