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The location of Copper Flat









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Chelsea [Map], which is the Seat of Orange County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Copper Flat to Chelsea, 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 31 miles [49.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). 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 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Southwest (SW). 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 5,499 miles [8,849.8 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 6,215 miles [10,002.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,091 miles [6,583.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Copper Flat ...

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


Communities Outside of Vermont

Nevada

White Pine County

Our profile page for Copper Flat, White Pine County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,201 miles [3,542.2 km] to the West.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Copper Flat ...

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.

Bragg   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South of Copper Flat   [Map]

Brimstone Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Centerville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Copperfield (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Hardscrabble (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Lyme (NH)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

Lyme Center (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Post Mills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Union Village   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [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 Copper Flat. 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Copper Flat

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

Bob 'Captain Kangaroo' Keeshan     (Robert James Keeshan)

Producer, actor. He was born in Lynbrook (New York) on Monday June 27, 1927 and died in Hartford (Vermont) on Friday January 23, 2004 at an age of 76. He was buried at St. Josephs Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York) [Map].

Hartford [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Copper Flat

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob 'Captain Kangaroo' Keeshan

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Copper Flat. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Copper Flat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copper Flat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8351, Longitude: -72.3340     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Copper Flat 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 Copper Flat 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 304.529 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.441 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.403 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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