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The location of Campbells Corner









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Newport [Map], which is the Seat of Orleans County, lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Campbells Corner to Newport, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). The buggy would take most of a day and walking would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 461 miles [741.9 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 18 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 5,470 miles [8,803.1 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 6,189 miles [9,960.2 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,064 miles [6,540.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Campbells Corner ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Campbells Corner.

While the name Campbells Corner is unique within Vermont, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Vermont

Michigan

Oakland County

Our profile page for Campbells Corner, Oakland County   [Map]

Distance: About 552 miles [888.4 km] to the West.

New Jersey

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Campbells Corner, Cumberland County   [Map]

Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the South Southwest.

Quebec

Our profile page for Campbells Corner   [Map]

Distance: About 123 miles [197.9 km] to the North Northeast.

Virginia

Caroline County

Our profile page for Campbells Corner, Caroline County   [Map]

Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the South Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Campbells Corner ...

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.

Centerville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West of Campbells Corner   [Map]

Danville   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Eden   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Eden Mills   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Glover   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Irasburg   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Mackville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Merrill Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Pottersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [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 Campbells Corner. 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.

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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Campbells Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Julian Rix<7>

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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Campbells Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Alonzo Schoff

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Campbells Corner. 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- Campbells Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Campbells Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5917, Longitude: -72.3315     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Campbells Corner 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 Campbells Corner 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 304.411 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.438 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.01 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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