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The location of Cambridgeport









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Newfane [Map], which is the Seat of Windham County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Cambridgeport to Newfane, 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 76 miles [122.3 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 most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 374 miles [601.9 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving would take 6 hours, 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 5,535 miles [8,907.7 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 6,249 miles [10,056.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,124 miles [6,636.9 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cambridgeport ...

While the name Cambridgeport is unique within Vermont, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Vermont

Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Cambridgeport, Middlesex County   [Map]

Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cambridgeport ...

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   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Cambridgeport   [Map]

Christian Hollow (NH)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Cold River (NH)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Dodge Tavern (NH)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

Drewsville (NH)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Hardscrabble Corner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Harmonyville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Hemlock Center (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Reedville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Spoonerville   -   11 miles [17.7 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 Cambridgeport. 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Cambridgeport

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen May Butler<7>

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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Cambridgeport

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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Cambridgeport

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Cambridgeport

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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the south of Cambridgeport

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

Brigham Young

Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).

Whitingham [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Cambridgeport

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cambridgeport. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cambridgeport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cambridgeport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cambridgeport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridgeport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1512, Longitude: -72.5576     [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 Cambridgeport 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 304.766 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.593 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.855 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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