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The location of Colonial Estates









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Rutland [Map], which is the Seat of Rutland County, lies just to the South.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 46 miles [74 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Colonial Estates 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 most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 390 miles [627.6 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 5,532 miles [8,902.9 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 6,249 miles [10,056.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,124 miles [6,636.9 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Colonial Estates ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Colonial Estates.

While the name Colonial Estates is unique within Vermont, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Vermont

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Georgia

Carroll County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Carroll County   [Map]

Distance: About 955 miles [1,536.9 km] to the Southwest.

Douglas County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Douglas County   [Map]

Distance: About 929 miles [1,495.1 km] to the Southwest.

North Carolina

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Rockingham County   [Map]

Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the Southwest.

North Dakota

Burleigh County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Burleigh County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km] to the West Northwest.

Ohio

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Fairfield County   [Map]

Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the West Southwest.

Pennsylvania

Dauphin County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Dauphin County   [Map]

Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the Southwest.

South Carolina

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Georgetown County   [Map]

Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the South Southwest.

Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Bradley County   [Map]

Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the Southwest.

Putnam County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Putnam County   [Map]

Distance: About 844 miles [1,358.3 km] to the West Southwest.

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Rutherford County   [Map]

Distance: About 897 miles [1,443.6 km] to the West Southwest.

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Colonial Estates, Salt Lake County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,988 miles [3,199.4 km] to the West.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Colonial Estates ...

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   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Colonial Estates   [Map]

Florence   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Green Acres   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Pierces Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Pinnacle Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Ransomvale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]

Rutland   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Sugar Hollow   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Sugarwood Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [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 Colonial Estates. 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Colonial Estates

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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south of Colonial Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Deere

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Vermont

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6545, Longitude: -72.9671     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Estates 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 Colonial Estates 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 304.947 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.879 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.795 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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