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The location of Binghamville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Saint Albans [Map], which is the Seat of Franklin County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Binghamville to Saint Albans, 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 33 miles [53.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just over a day and walking would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 451 miles [725.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 18 days and walking would take 26 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,490 miles [8,835.3 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 6,211 miles [9,995.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,086 miles [6,575.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Binghamville ...

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.

Butlers Corners   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest of Binghamville   [Map]

Chimney Corner   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Cloverdale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

Cozy Corner   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Georgia Plains   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]

Greens Corners   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Huntsville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Pages Corner   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Stevensville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Walnut Ledge   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [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 Binghamville. 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.

Chester A. Arthur     (Chester Alan Arthur)

21st President of the US (1881 - 1885). He was born in Fairfield (Vermont) on Monday October 5, 1829 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 18, 1886 at an age of 57. He was buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York) [Map].

Fairfield [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Binghamville

Bryan O'Byrne

Actor. He was born in Plattsburgh (New York) on Friday February 6, 1931 and died in Pacifica (California) on Friday December 4, 2009 at an age of 78. He was buried at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery (San Mateo County, California) [Map].

Plattsburgh [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Binghamville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bryan O'Byrne<7>

Wallace Rooney

Actor. He was born in Plattsburgh (New York) on Thursday December 29, 1910 and died in Englewood (New Jersey) on Thursday October 10, 1996 at an age of 85. He was buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].

Plattsburgh [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Binghamville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wallace Rooney

Graham Witherill Velsey

Actor. He was born in Plattsburgh (New York) on Wednesday February 10, 1886 and died in East Islip (New York) on Sunday September 10, 1967 at an age of 81.

Plattsburgh [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Binghamville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Graham Witherill Velsey

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Vermont

About Franklin County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Binghamville. 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Binghamville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Binghamville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6750, Longitude: -72.9235     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Binghamville 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 Binghamville 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 304.769 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.852 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.256 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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