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Bartonsville, Vermont

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Newfane [Map], which is the Seat of Windham County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Bartonsville to Newfane, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 71 miles [114.3 km] to the North (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take 4 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 379 miles [609.9 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,532 miles [8,902.9 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 6,245 miles [10,050.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,121 miles [6,632.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Bartonsville ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Bartonsville.

While the name Bartonsville is unique within Vermont, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Vermont


Frederick County

Our profile page for Bartonsville, Frederick County   [Map]

Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the Southwest.


Gasconade County

Our profile page for Bartonsville, Gasconade County

This community is historic.<7>

Although located in Gasconade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

North Carolina

Hertford County

Our profile page for Bartonsville, Hertford County   [Map]

Distance: About 521 miles [838.5 km] to the South Southwest.


Monroe County

Our profile page for Bartonsville, Monroe County   [Map]

Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the Southwest.


Frederick County

Our profile page for Bartonsville, Frederick County   [Map]

Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bartonsville ...

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.

Chester   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Bartonsville   [Map]

Cold River (NH)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Dodge Tavern (NH)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Drewsville (NH)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Hardscrabble Corner   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Hemlock Center (NH)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Quaker City (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Reedville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Spoonerville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [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 Bartonsville. 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.

Helen May Butler

Bandmaster. She was born in Keene (New Hampshire) on Friday May 17, 1867 and died in Covington (Kentucky) on Sunday June 16, 1957 at an age of 90. She was buried at Cemetery of Spring Grove (Hamilton County, Ohio) [Map].

Keene [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Bartonsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen May Butler<8>

Calvin Coolidge     (John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.)

30th President of the US (1923 - 1929). He was born in Plymouth (Vermont) on Thursday July 4, 1872 and died in Northampton (Massachusetts) on Thursday January 5, 1933 at an age of 60. He was buried at Plymouth Notch Cemetery (Windsor County, Vermont) [Map].

Plymouth [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Bartonsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Calvin Coolidge

Ellen Demming     (Born as Betty Ellen Weber)

Actress. She was born in Schenectady (New York) on Friday November 10, 1922 and died in Springfield (Vermont) on Thursday February 7, 2002 at an age of 79. She was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Windham County, Vermont) [Map].

Springfield [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Bartonsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Demming

Sarah Josepha Hale

Journalist, author. She was born in Newport (New Hampshire) on Friday October 24, 1788 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday April 30, 1879 at an age of 90. She was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania) [Map].

Newport [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Bartonsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sarah Josepha Hale

Ernest Thorwald 'Ernie' Johnson, Sr.

Major League Baseball. He was born in Brattleboro (Vermont) on Monday June 16, 1924 and died on Friday August 12, 2011 at an age of 87.

Brattleboro [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bartonsville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernest Thorwald 'Ernie' Johnson, Sr.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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- Bartonsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bartonsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2256, Longitude: -72.5356     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bartonsville 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 Bartonsville 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 304.742 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.578 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.808 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bartonsville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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:

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