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The location of Beebe Plain









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Newport [Map], which is the Seat of Orleans County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 55 miles [88.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Beebe Plain to Montpelier, with an average speed<2> 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 [Map]) is 490 miles [788.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 28 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,446 miles [8,764.5 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 6,166 miles [9,923.2 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,042 miles [6,505 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Beebe Plain ...

While the name Beebe Plain is unique within Vermont, we know of one more community in Canada.


Communities Outside of Vermont

Quebec

Our profile page for Beebe Plain   [Map]

Distance: About Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beebe Plain ...

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.

Applegrove (QC)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest of Beebe Plain   [Map]

Cedarville (QC)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Derby Line   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Graniteville (QC)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Griffin (QC)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Holland   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Judd's Mills (QC)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]

Leadville (QC)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Lime Kiln (QC)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Rock Island (QC)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [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 Beebe Plain. 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Beebe Plain

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Vermont

About Orleans County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beebe Plain. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beebe Plain) 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 Beebe Plain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beebe Plain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beebe Plain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0053, Longitude: -72.1417     [Map].

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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 Beebe Plain 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 304.226 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.301 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.699 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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