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The location of Avery's Gore









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Avery's Gore.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Avery's Gore 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 Avery's Gore to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Avery's Gore and extending to:

  • Guildhall [Map], which is the Seat of Essex County, lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Avery's Gore to Guildhall, with an average speed<2> 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.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 59 miles [95 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 495 miles [796.6 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,435 miles [8,746.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,155 miles [9,905.5 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,030 miles [6,485.7 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Avery's Gore ...

Within Vermont, there is just one other community named Avery's Gore.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Avery's Gore ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cones (NH)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast of Avery's Gore   [Map]

Derby Line   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Georges (NH)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Holland   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Island Pond   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Judd's Mills (QC)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Kingscroft (QC)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Ladd's Mills (QC)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]

Libbytown (QC)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Lost Nation   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Rock Island (QC)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Stewartstown (NH)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Tinkerville (NH)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Avery's Gore. 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.

Louis St. Laurent     (Louis Stephen St. Laurent)

16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957). He was born in Compton (Quebec) on Monday November 15, 1948 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Friday June 21, 1957 at an age of 8.

Compton [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Avery's Gore

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis St. Laurent<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.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 from Point A (ie- Avery's Gore) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avery's Gore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avery's Gore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery's Gore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9331, Longitude: -71.8073     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avery's Gore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Avery's Gore to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 304.028 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.067 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.573 degrees.

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<7>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.

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