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Town of Cornwall, Vermont

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The location of Town of Cornwall

Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Middlebury [Map], which is the Seat of Addison County, lies just to the North Northeast.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Cornwall to Montpelier, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two 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 401 miles [645.3 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 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 6,248 miles [10,055.2 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 Cornwall ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Cornwall.

While the name Cornwall is unique within Vermont, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Vermont


Litchfield County

Our profile page for Cornwall, Litchfield County   [Map]

Distance: About 146 miles [235 km] to the South.

New York

Orange County

Our profile page for Cornwall, Orange County   [Map]

Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the South Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cornwall ...

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.

Bread Loaf   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East of Cornwall   [Map]

Cornwall   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Cream Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Fernville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Piper Crossing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Richville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Salisbury   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Salisbury Station   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Satans Kingdom   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Willow Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] 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 Cornwall. 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Cornwall

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Albert Blakelock<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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Cornwall

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Deere

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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Cornwall

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Tyler

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cornwall. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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- Cornwall) 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 Cornwall. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Cornwall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cornwall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9626, Longitude: -73.2101     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cornwall 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 Cornwall 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 305.053 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.051 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.757 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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