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The location of Baptist Hill









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Baptist Hill.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Baptist Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Baptist Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Baptist Hill and extending to:

  • Guildhall [Map], which is the Seat of Essex County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Baptist Hill to Guildhall, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 470 miles [756.4 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 27 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,451 miles [8,772.5 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 6,168 miles [9,926.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,043 miles [6,506.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Baptist Hill ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Baptist Hill.

While the name Baptist Hill is unique within Vermont, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Vermont

Alabama

Marengo County

Our profile page for Baptist Hill, Marengo County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,194 miles [1,921.6 km] to the Southwest.

South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Baptist Hill, Charleston County   [Map]

Distance: About 929 miles [1,495.1 km] to the South Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Baptist Hill ...

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.

Guildhall   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast of Baptist Hill   [Map]

Littleton (NH)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

Lost Nation (NH)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Maplewood (NH)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Miles Pond   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Moccasin Mill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]

Pierce Bridge (NH)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Texas   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Victory   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [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 Baptist Hill. 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.

Eleanor Hodgman Porter

Author. She was born in Littleton (New Hampshire) on Saturday December 19, 1868 and died in Cambridge (Massachusetts) on Friday May 21, 1920 at an age of 51. She was buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts) [Map].

Littleton [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Baptist Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eleanor Hodgman Porter<7>

Julian Rix

Artist. He was born in Peacham (Vermont) on Monday December 30, 1850 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday November 24, 1903 at an age of 52. He was buried at Cedar Lawn Cemetery (Passaic County, New Jersey) [Map].

Peacham [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Baptist Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Julian Rix

Stephen Alonzo Schoff

Artist. He was born in Danville (Vermont) on Friday January 16, 1818 and died in Norfolk (Connecticut) on Friday May 6, 1904 at an age of 86. He was buried at Newton Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts) [Map].

Danville [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Baptist Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Alonzo Schoff

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Baptist Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baptist Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4420, Longitude: -71.7240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baptist Hill 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 Baptist Hill 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 304.056 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.015 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.794 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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