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Chittenden, Vermont

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The location of Chittenden

Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Rutland [Map], which is the Seat of Rutland County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 42 miles [67.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Chittenden to Montpelier, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 393 miles [632.5 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 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,530 miles [8,899.7 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 6,246 miles [10,052 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,121 miles [6,632.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Chittenden ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Chittenden.

While the name Chittenden is unique within Vermont, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Vermont


San Benito County

Our profile page for Chittenden, San Benito County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,567 miles [4,131.2 km] to the West.

Santa Cruz County

Our profile page for Chittenden, Santa Cruz County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,567 miles [4,131.2 km] to the West.


Lake County

Our profile page for Chittenden, Lake County   [Map]

Distance: About 758 miles [1,219.9 km] to the West.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chittenden ...

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.

Brewers Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of Chittenden   [Map]

Florence   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Green Acres   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]

Michigan   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Pinnacle Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Rutland   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Sugar Hollow   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Sugarwood Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 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 Chittenden. 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Chittenden

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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south of Chittenden

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Deere

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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- Chittenden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chittenden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7078, Longitude: -72.9482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chittenden 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 Chittenden 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 304.927 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.867 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.76 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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