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Castleton Corners, Vermont

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Rutland [Map], which is the Seat of Rutland County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Castleton Corners to Rutland, 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 55 miles [88.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 381 miles [613.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). 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 5,544 miles [8,922.2 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 6,261 miles [10,076.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,136 miles [6,656.2 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Castleton Corners ...

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

Communities Outside of Vermont

New York

Richmond County

Our profile page for Castleton Corners, Richmond County   [Map]

Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the South Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Castleton Corners ...

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.

Blissville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Castleton Corners   [Map]

Chubbs Dock (NY)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Cold Spring   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Crystal Beach   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Fair Haven   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Florence   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Grays Corner (NY)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Ira   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Pinnacle Ridge   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Raceville (NY)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Ransomvale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Rutland   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Stacy Crossroads   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Sugarwood Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 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 Castleton Corners. 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.

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Castleton Corners

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Calvin Coolidge<7>

John Deere

Inventor, industrialist. He was born in Rutland (Vermont) on Tueday February 7, 1804 and died in Moline (Illinois) on Monday May 17, 1886 at an age of 82. He was buried at Riverside Cemetery (Rock Island County, Illinois) [Map].

Rutland [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Castleton Corners

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Deere

Collis Huntington     (Collis Potter Huntington)

Railroad tycoon, industrialist. He was born in Harwinton (Connecticut) on Monday October 22, 1821 and died in Adirondack (New York) on Monday August 13, 1900 at an age of 78. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].

Adirondack [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Castleton Corners

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Collis Huntington

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Castleton Corners. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Castleton Corners) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castleton Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6084, Longitude: -73.2079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Castleton Corners 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 Castleton Corners 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 305.102 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.046 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.933 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:

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