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The location of Cleveland Corners









Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Cleveland Corners 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 Cleveland 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 Cleveland Corners and extending to:

  • Hyde Park [Map], which is the Seat of Lamoille County, lies just to the West.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Cleveland Corners to Montpelier, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 455 miles [732.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). 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 26 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,479 miles [8,817.6 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 6,198 miles [9,974.7 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,074 miles [6,556.5 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cleveland 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.

Centerville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest of Cleveland Corners   [Map]

Eden   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Eden Mills   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]

Kents Corners   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Mackville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Maple Corner   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Merrill Corner   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Moscow   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Pottersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Stevensville   -   16 miles [25.7 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 Cleveland 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.

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 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Cleveland Corners

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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Cleveland Corners

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Cleveland Corners

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Alonzo Schoff

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Vermont

About Lamoille County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cleveland Corners. 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- Cleveland Corners) 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 Cleveland Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cleveland Corners

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleveland Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5942, Longitude: -72.5631     [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 Cleveland 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 304.556 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.60 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.122 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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