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LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES

IN THE UNITED STATES, ETC.*

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(The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich.)

The Capitals (Seats of Government) of the States and Territories are designated

by Italic Letters.

Latitude, Longitude, West, Dist. fr.
Place.

North.
in Degrees. in Time. Wash.

h. m. S. Miles. Acapulco,

Mex. 16 56 19 99 49 96 39 16.6 Albany (Capitol),

N. Y.42 39 3 73 44 494 54 59.3 376 Alexandria,

Va. 38 49 77 4 5 8 16 6 Amherst (College Chapel), Mass. 42 22 15.6 72 31 28 4 50 6 383 Annapolis (State-House),

Md. 38 58 40.2 76 29 95 45 56.6 37 Auburn,

N. Y.42 55 76 28 5 5 52 339 Augusta,

Ga. 33 28 81 54 5 27 36 580 Augusta (State-House), Me. 44 18 43 69 50 4 39 20 595 Baker's Island (Lights),

Mass. 42 32 9.6 70 46 504 43 7.3 452 Baltimore (Washington Mon.), Md. 39 17 47.8 76 36 395 6 26.6 38 Bangor (Court-House),

Me. 44 47 50 68 47 4 35 8 661 Barnstable (Cupola),

Mass. 41 42 13.1 70 18 424 41 14.8 466 Beaufort (Arsenal),

S. C. 32 25 57 80 41 235 22 45.6 629 Bellevue, Am. Fur Co.'s trading post,

38 8 24 95 47 466 23 11 Boston (State-House), Mass. 42 21 27.6 71 3 304 44 14 432 Do. (Light),

42 19 38.81 70 53 54 43 32.3 Brazos Santiago,

Tex. 26. 6 0 97 12 06 28 48 Brent's Fort,

38 238 103 33 15 6 54 13 Bridgeport (South Spire), Conn. 41 10 30 73 11 44 52 44.3 284 Bristol (Court-House),

R. I. 41 40 10.5 71 16 54 45 4.3 409 Brooklyn (Navy Yard), . N. Y.40 42 2.4 73 58 31 4 55 54 227 Brunswick (College),

Me. 43 53 0 69 55 14 39 40.1 568 Buffalo,

N. Y.42 53 78 55 5 15 40 376 Burlington,

N. J. 40 4 51.6 74 52 37 4 59 30.5 156 Burlington,

Vt. 44 27 73 10 4 52 40 440

Mass. 42 22 48.3 71 7404 44 30.7 431 Camden,

S. C. 34 17 80 33 5 22 12 467 Canadian River, Head-waters of, 37 1 33 104 37 326 58 30.1 Canandaigua,

N. Y.42 54 9 77 17 5 98 336 Cape Ann, Thatcher's Island

(North Light), Mass. 42 38 19.4 70 34 104 42 6.7 470 Do. (South Light),

42 38 10 9 70 34 104 42 16.7 Cape Cod (Long Point Light), Mass. 42 1 57.1 70 9 474 40 39.2 507 Cape Island, Lake of the Woods, 49 36 42 Cape Hancock (Mouth of Columbia River),

46 16 35 124 1 45 8 16 7 Castine,

Me. 44 22 30 68 45 4 35 Cedar Keys, Depot Island,

29 7 27 82 56 125 31 45 Chapel Hill (University,

N. C. 35 54 21 79 17 305 17 10 Charleston (St. Mich.'s Ch.), S. C. 32 46 33 79 55 385 19 42.5| 544 Charlestown (Bun. Hill Mon.), Mass.42 22 33.1 71 3 20 4 44 13.3| 433

Cambridge (Observatory), .

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* The positions contained in this table have been derived from that given in the American Almanac for 1841 ; with additions and corrections from the determinations of the Coast Survey, and of the United States Topographical Engineers.

Place.

Latitude,
North.

Dist.

from in Degrees. in Time. Wash.

Longitude, West, 1

h. m. S.

80

Miles. Chagres (Centre of Plateau),

9 20 80 í 215 20 5 Chicago, In. 42 0 87 35 5 50 20

763 Cincinnati (Fort Washington), Ohio. 39 5 54 84 27 5 37 48 497 Columbia,

S. C. 33 57 81 7 5 24 28 500 Columbus, Ohio. 39 57 83 3 5 32 12

396 Concord (State-House), . N. H. 43 12 29 71 29 4 45 56

474 Corpus Christi,

Texas. 27 47 17.8 97 27 26 29 48.1
Dalles of the Columbia, Missionary
Station,

45 35 55 120 55 8 3 40 Dayton,

Ohio. 39 44 84 11 5 36 44 Dedham (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 14 57 71 10 594 44 44 422 Depot Key,

Fa. 29 7 30 83 2 456 32 11 Detroit (st.'Paul's Ch.), Mich. 42 19 45 83 2 305 32 10 526 Dorchester (Ast. Observ.), Mass. 42 19 10 71 4 194 44 17.3 432 Dover,

Del. 39 10 75 30 5 2 0 114 Dover,

N. H. 43 13 70 54 4 43 36 490 Easton (Court-House),

Md. 38 46 10 76 8 5 4 32 Eastport,

Me. 44 54 66 56 4 27 44 778 Edenton (Court-House), N. C. 36 3 27.4 76 35 485 6 23.1 284 Ewing Harbor,

0. T. 42 44 21.7124 28 528 17 55.5 Exeter,

N. H. 42 58 70 55

4 43 40 474 Falls of St. Anthony, U.S. Cottage, 44 58 40 93 10 30 6 12 42 Falls of the St. Croix,

45 30 10 92 40 06 10 40 False Dungeness Bay,

Wash. Ter. 48 752 123 27 21 8 13 49.2 False Washita, Head-waters of, 35 25 41 101 5 06 44 20 Fort Boisée,

Oreg. 43 49 22 116 47 37 47 8.2 Fort Gibson' (old Block-House), 35 47 34.8 95 15 106 21 0.7 Fort Hall,

43 1 30 112 29 54 7 29 59.6 Fort Laramie,

42 12 10 104 47 436 59 10.9 Fort Leavenworth (Landing), 39 21 14 94 44 06 18 56 Fort Nez Percé,

Oreg. 46 3 46 Frankfort,

38 14 84 40 5 38 40 551 Frederick,

Md. 39 24 77 18 15 9 12 43 Fredericksburg,

Va. 38 34 77 38 5 10 32 56 Frederickton,

N. B. 46 3 66 45 4 27 0 Galveston (Court-House), Texas. 29 18 14.5 94 46 34 6 19 6.3 Georgetown,

S. C. 33 21 79 17 5 17 8 482 Gloucester (Univ. Ch.), Mass. 42 36 45.8 70 39 394 42 38.6 462

Do. E. Point Light), 42 34 47.2 70 39 334 42 38.2 466

Do. (Ten Pound İsl. Light), 42 36 4.8 70 39 364 42 38.4 463 Great Salt Lake, Island in,

41 10 42 112 21 57 29 24.3 Greenfield (2d Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 35 16 72 36 32 4 50 26.1 396 Hagerstown,

Md. 39 37 77 35 5 10 20 68 Halifax,

N. S. 44 39 20 63 36 40 4 14 26.7 936 Hallowell,

Me. 44 17 69 50 4 39 20 593 Harrisburg, Pa. 40 16 76 50 5 7 20

110 Hartford (State-House), Conn. 41 45 59 72 40 454 50 43 335 High Plateau between waters of Atlantic and Gulf of Cal.,

42 2 107 3

7 8 12 Holmes's Hole (Spire),

Mass. 41 27 12.9 70 35 594 42 24 457 Hudson,

N Y. 42 14 73 46 4 55 4 345 Hudson (West. Reserve Coll.), Ohio. 41 14 42 81 25 1915 25 41 Huntsville,

Ala. |34 36 86 57 15 47 48 726

Ky:

Place.

Latitude,

North.

Longitude, West, in Degrees. in Time.

Dist. from Wash.

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h. m. S. Miles, Indianapolis,

Ind.

5 44 20 573 Ipswich (Eastern Light), Mass. 42 41 5.7 70 45 394 43 2.6 462 Ipswich Western Light), . Mass. 42 41 4.9 70 45 46 4 43 3.0 Jackson,

Miss. 32 23 90 8 6 0 32 1035 Jalapa,

Mex. 19 30 8 96 54 306 27 38 Jefferson,

Mo. 38 36 92 8 6 8 32 980 Kanzas River, Mouth of,

39 6 3 94 32 54 6 18 11.6 Key West (S. W. Pt.), · Fa.

24 32 81 47 305 27 10 Key West Light,

Fa. 24 32 58 81 48 75 27 12.5 Kingston,

C. W. 44 8 76 40 5 6 40 456 Knoxville, .

Tenn. 35 59 83 54 5 35 36 516 Lancaster,

Pa.

40 2 36 76 20 335 5 22.2 109 La Vaca,

Tex. 28 37 0 Lexington,

Ky. 38 6 84,18 15 37 12 534 Little Rock,

Ark. 34 40 92 12 6 848 1068 Lockport,

N. Y. 43 11 78 46 15 15 4 403 Louisville,

Ky. 38 3 85 30 5 42 0 590 Lowell (St. Anne's Ch.), Mass. 42 38 46 71 19 24 45 16 439 Lynchburg,

Va. 37 36 79 22 5 17 28 198 Lynn High Rock, .

Mass. 42 28 3 70 56 28 4 43 45.9 441 Machias Bay,

Me.

44 33 67 22 4 29 28 Marblehead (Black-top Ch.), Mass. 42 30 23.7 70 50 32 4 43 22.1 450 Do. (Light),

42 30 14 70 50 394 43 22.6 448 Mexico, City of,

Mex. 19 25 45 99 5 66 36 20 Middletown (Wesl. Univ.), Conn. 41 33 8 72 39 4 50 36 325 Milledgeville,

Ga.

33 7 20 83 19 455 33 19.0 642 Milwaukee,

Wisc. 43 3 45 87 57 5 51 48.0 700 Missouri River, Mouth of,

38 51 36 90 0 406 0 2.6 Mobile (Episcopal Ch.),

Ala. 30 41 26.2 88 1 295 52 5.9 1033 Monclova,

Mex. 26 54 0 101 39 186 46 37.2 Monomoy Point Lighi, . Mass. 41 33 33 69 59 19 4 39 57.3 477 Monterey,

Mex. 25 40 13 100 25 36 6 41 42.4 Monterey,

Cal. 36 36 24 121 52 25 8 7 30 Montpelier,

Vt. 44 17 72 36 4 50 24 524 Montreal,

C. E. 45 31 73 35 4 54 20 601 Nag's Head,

N. C. 35 55 43.7 75 35 595 2 24 Nantucket (South Tower), Mass. 41 16 54 70 5 364 40 22.4 490 Nashville (University), : Tenn. 36 9 33 86 49 35 47 16.2 714 Natchez (Fort Panmure), Miss. 31 34 91 24 426 5 38.8 1146 Nebraska or Platte River, Junction of North and South Forks,

41 5 5 101 21 246 45 25.6 Newark,

N. J. 40 45 74 10 4 56 40 215 New Bedford (Baptist Spire), Mass. 41 38 10.2 70 55 16 4 43 41.1 429 Newbern,

N. C. 35 20 77 5 5 8 20 337 Newburg,

N. Y. 41 31 74 1 4 56 4 282 Newburyport (Harris St. Ch.), Mass. 42 48 29.9 70 52 34 43 28.2 466

Do. (Plumb Is. E. Light), 42 48 25 70 48 404 43 14.7 469 Newcastle (Spire Episc. Ch.), Del. 39 39 36 75 33 275 2 13.8 103 New Haven (College),

Conn. 41 18 27.7 72 55 244 51 41.6 301 New London, (Light-House,) Conn. 41 18 57.6 72 5 44 48 20.3 354 New Orleans (City Hall), La. 129 57 30 90 0 0 6 0 0 1203 Newport (Spire),

R. I. 41 29 12.2 71 18 294 45 13.9 403 New York City Hall), . N. Y. . 40 42 43 74 0 34 56 0.2 226

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Dist.
Place.
Latitude, Longitude, West,

from
North.
in Degrees. in Time Wash.
h. m.

Miles. Nobsque Point Light, .

Mass. 4i 36 55 70 38 59 4 42 35.9 450 Norfolk (Farmers' Bank), Va.

36 50 50 76 18 475 5 15.1 217 Northampton (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 19 9 72 38 15 4 50 33.2 376 Norwich,

Conn. 41 33 72 7 4 48 28 362 Ocracoke Light-House, N. C. 35 6 31.6 75 58 275 3 53.8| Panama Cathedral

Mex. 8 57 20 79 29 17 5 17 57.2 Pass Washington,

36 3 22 108 56 07 15 44 Pensacola,

30 24 87 10 125 48 4.8 1050 Perote,

Mex. 19 28 57 97 8 156 28 33
Petersburg,

Va.
37 13 54

77 20 5 9 20 144 Philadelphia (Girard Coll.); Pa. 39 58 24 75 9 545 0 39.6 136

Do. (High School Obs.), 39 57 9 75 10 375 0 42.5 Pittsburg,

Pa.

40 32 80 2 5 20 8 Pittsfield (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 26 55 73 15 36 4 53 2.3 380 Platte River, Mouth of,

41 3 13 Do. Junc. of N. & S. Forks, 41 5 5 101 21 24 6 45 25.6 Plattsburg,

N. Y. 44 42 73 26 4 53 44 539 Plymouth (Court-House), Mass. 41 57 23 70 39 474 42 39.1 439 Point Conception (C. S. Obs), Cal. 34 26 56.3120 25 338 1 42.2 Point Hudson,

Wash. Ter. 48 7 3 122 44 33 8 10 58.9 Point Loma,

32 40 13.3 117 13 15 7 48 53 Popocata petl,

Mex. 18 59 47 98 32 51 6 34 11 Portland (Mount Joy); Me. 43 39 54 70 14 34 4 40 58.3 542 Do. (E. Light),

43 33 56 70 11 414 40 45.2 Portsmouth (Unitarian Ch.), N. H. 43 4 35 70 45 504 43 3.3 491

Do. (White Is. Light), 42 58 70 37 454 42 31 Poughkeepsie,

N. Y. 41 41 73 55 4 55 40 301 Prairie du chien, Am. Fur Co's. House,

Min. 43 3 6 91 9 19 6 4 37.3 Princeton (Nassau Hall), N. J. 40 20 41 74 39 30 4 58 38 177 Providence (College Hill), R. I. 41 50 17 71 23 404 45 34.7 394 Puebla de los Angeles,

Mex. 19 0 15 98 2 21 6 32 9
Punta de los Reyes (Sir F. Drake's
Bay),

Cal. 37 59 34 122 57 408 11 50.7
Quebec (Citadel),

C. E. 46 49 12 71 16 4 45 4 781 Racine,

Wis. 42 49 33 87 40 225 50 41.5 Raleigh,

N. C. 35 47 78 48 5 15 12 286 Remedios, Harbor de los,

37 24 15 135 53 419 3 35 Richmond (Capitol),

Va. 37 32 17 77 27 28 5 9 49.9 122 Rochester (Rochester House), N. Y. 43 817 77 51 15 11 24 361 Sabine River, entrance of South

or outer extremity of Bar, Tex. 29 40 48 93 49 36 15 16 2 Sable (Cape),

Fa. 24 50 81 15 5 25 0 Sackett's Harbor,

N. Y. 43 55 75 57 15 3 48 407 Saco (Church),

Me. 43 30 1 70 26 14 4 41 43 9 527 Sacramento City,

Cal.

38 34 42 121 40 58 6 40.3 St. Augustine,

Fa. 29 48 30 81 35 5 26 20 841 St. Croix River, Mouth of,

44 45 30 92 45 6 11 5 St. Joseph,

23 3 13 109 40 447 18 43 St. Louis,

Mo. 38 37 28 90 15 166 1 0.7 856 St. Mark's Light,

Fa. 30 4 25 84 10.37 5 36 42.5 St. Paul,

Min. 144 52 46 93 4 54 6 12 19.6 St. Vrain's Fort, :

110 16 52 1105 12 23/7 48 1.1

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Latitude,
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Longitude, West, in Degrees.' in Time.

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Miles. Salem (tall Spire), .

Mass. 42 31 16

70 53 38 4 43 34.5 446 Saltillo,

Mex. 25 26 22 101 1 456 44 7 San Antonio,

Tex. 29 25 22 98 29 15 6 33 57 San Blas, Arsenal,

21 32 34 105 15 247 1 2 San Diego, Public Square (C. S. Obs.), 32 41 58 117 13 22 7 48 53.5 Sandwich (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 41 45 26 70 29 394 41 58.6 456 San Francisco (Presidio), Cal. 37 47 35.6 122 26 48 8 9 47,2 San Luis Obispo,

35 10 37.5 120 43 31 8 2 54.1 San Pedro,

33 43 19.6 118 16.037 53 4.2 Santa Barbara,

34 24 24.7119 40 187 58 41.2 Santa Cruz,

36 57 26.9 122 0 10 8 8 0.7 Santa Fé,

N. M. 35 41 6 106 1 227 4 5.5 Savannah (Exchange), Ga. 32 453 81 5 145 24 31

662 Scarboro' Harbor,

Wash. Ter. 48 21 80 124 37 128 18 28.8

N. Y. 42 48 Schenectady,

73 55

4 55 40 391 Snake River, above Amer. Fails, 42 47 5 112 40 137 30 40.9

Ill.

39 48 89 33 Springfield,

5 58 12

801 Springfield (Court-House), Mass. 42 6 4 72 35 45 4 50 23 357 Squam Harbor (Light), Mass. 42 39 41 70 40 34 4 42 42.3 466 Straitsmouth Island (Light), Mass. 42 39 42 70 34 584 42 19.9471 Stratford-Hill,

Conn. 41 13 6 73 8 51 4 52 34.4, 287 Sweet Water River, N. Fork of Platte River, Mouth of,

42 27 18 107 45 277 11 1.8 Tallahassee,

Fa. 30 28

84 36 5 38 24 896 Tampico, Bar,

Mex. 22 15 30 97 51 516 31 27 Taunton (Trin. Cong. Ch.), Mass. 41 54 11 71 5 554 44 23.6 415 Tlamath Lake,

42 56 51 Toronto or York (Observ.), C. W. 43 39 35 79 21 305 17 26 500 Trenton,

N. J. 40 14

74 39 4 58 36 166 Trinity Bay,

Cal. 41 5 40 Troy,

N. Y. 42 44

73 40

4 54 40 383 Tuscaloosa,

Ala. 33 12 87 42

5 50 48 858 University of Virginia, Va. 38 2 3 78 31 29 5 14 5.9 124 Utica (Dutch Church),

N. Y. 43 6 49

75 13

5 0 52 383 Vandalia,

Ill. 38 50 89 2 5 56 8 Vera Cruz,

Mex. 19 11 52 96 8 366 24 34 Vevay,

Ind. 38 46 84 59 5 39 56 556 Victoria,

Tex. 28 46 57 Vincennes,

Ind. 38 43 87 25 15 49 40 693 WASHINGTON (Capitol), D. C. 38 53 20 77 0 155 8 1 Do. Observatory),

38 53 39.3 77 2 485 8 11.2 Washington,

Miss. 31 36 91 20 6 5 20 1146 West Point (Military Academy),N. Y. 41 23 31.2 73 57 31 4 55 50.1 Wheeling,

Va. 40 any 80 42 5 22 48 264 Williamstown (Cong. Ch.),' Mass. 42 42 49 73 13 10 4 52 52.6 406 Wilmington (Town-hall), ·

Del. 39 44 27 75 32 425 2 10.8 111 Wilmington,

N. C. 34 11 78 10 5 12 40 416 Worcester (Ant. Hall), Mass. 42 16 17 71 48 13 4 47 13.3 394 Me. 43 10 0 70 40 4 42 40

500 York, .

39 58 76 40 15 6 40 87 Yorktown,

Va. 37 13 76 34 15 6 16

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