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The location of Coleman Corner









Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Coleman 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 Coleman 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 Coleman Corner and extending to:

  • Middlebury [Map], which is the Seat of Addison County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Coleman Corner to Middlebury, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just over a day and walking would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 419 miles [674.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,519 miles [8,882 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 6,238 miles [10,039.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,114 miles [6,620.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coleman 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.

Buels Gore   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East of Coleman Corner   [Map]

Cedar Beach   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Charlotte   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Craterclub (NY)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Hanksville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Jerusalem   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Mechanicsville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Queen City Park   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Redstone Park   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]

Rock Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Rockville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Rocky Dale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Twin Orchards   -   12 miles [19.3 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 Coleman 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.

Ralph Albert Blakelock

Artist. He was born in New York (New York) on Friday October 15, 1847 and died in Elizabethtown (New York) on Saturday August 9, 1919 at an age of 71. He was buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].

Elizabethtown [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Coleman Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Albert Blakelock<7>

Tom Tyler     (Born as Vincent Markowski)

Actor. He was born in Port Henry (New York) on Sunday August 9, 1903 and died in Hamtramck (Michigan) on Saturday May 1, 1954 at an age of 50. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan) [Map].

Port Henry [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Coleman Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Tyler

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coleman Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2587, Longitude: -73.2218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coleman 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 Coleman 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 305.018 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.061 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.613 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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