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LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES

IN THE UNITED STATES, ETC.,

WITH THEIR DISTANCES FROM WASHINGTON.

[The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich.)

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

nated by Italic Letters.

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

North.
in degrees. in time.

Wash.

h. m. S. Miles. 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 15.672 31 28 4 50 6 383 Annapolis (Naval Academy), Md. 38 58 50.176 29 265 57 7 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 12 70 47 28.4 43 10 452 Baltimore (Battle Monument), Md. 39 17 23 76 37 305 6 30 38 Bangor (Court-House), Me. 44 47 50 68 47 4 35 8 661 Barnstable (New C. H.), Mass. 41 42 6 70 18 344 41 14.3 466 Batavia,

N. Y. 42 59 78 13 15 12 52 370 Beaufort (Arsenal),

S. C. 32 25 57 80 41 235 22 45.6 629 Boston (State-House),

Mass. 42 21 22.771 4 94 44 16.6 432 Do. (Light),

42 19 41.170 53 434 43 33.9 Bridgeport (Baptist Ch.), Conn. 41 10 30 73 11 464 52 47

284 Bristol (Episcopal Ch.),

R. I. 41 40 3 71 17 19 4 45 9.3 409 Brooklyn (Navy Yard), . N. 1. 40 41 50 73 59 30 4 55 58 227 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 5 10 74 52 374 59 30.5 156 Burlington, Vt. 44 27 173 10 4 52 40

440 Cambridge (Observatory),

Mass. 42 22 48.671 8 04 44 32 431 Camden,

S. C. 34 17 80 33 5 22 12 467 Canandaigua,

N. Y. 42 54 77 17 5 98 336 Cape Ann (North Light), Mass. 42 38 21 170 34 484 42 19.2 470 Do. (South Light),

42 38 13 170 34 484 42 19.2 Cape Cod (Light-House),

Mass. 42 2 23 70 3 554 40 16 507 Castine,

Me. 44 22 30 68 45 4 35 Charleston (St. Mich's Ch.), 8. C. 32 46 33 79 57 275 19 49.8 544 Charlestown (Navy Yard),

Mass. 42 22 71 3 334 44 14.2 433 Chicago,

Ill.
42 0 87 35 15 50 2

763 Cincinnati (Fort Wash’n), Ohio. 39 5 54 184 27 5 37 48 497 Columbia,

S. C. 133 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 Dayton,

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

Mich. 42 24 82 58 15 31 52 526 Dorchester (Ast. Observ.), Mass. 42 19 10 71 4 194 44 17.3 432 Dover,

Del. 39 10 75 30 15 2 0 114

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Latitude,

Longitude, West, Dist. fr.
Place.
North. indegrees., in time.

Wash. h. n. S.

Miles. ,

N. H. 43 13

170 54 4 43 36 490 Easton (Court-House),

Md. 38 46 10 76 8 5 4 32 80 Eastport,

Me. 44 54 66 56 4 27 44 778 Edenton,

N. C. 39 0 177 7 5 28 28 284 Exeter,

N. H. 42 58 70 55 4 43 40 474 Frankfort,

Ky. 38 14 84 40 5 38 40 551 Frederick,

Md. 39 24 177 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 Georgetown,

S. C. 33 21 79 17 15 17 8 482 Gloucester (Univ. Ch.), Mass. 42 36 44 70 40 19 4 42 41.3 462 Do. (E. Point Light),

42 34 49.6 70 40 11 4 42 40.8 466 Do. (Ten Pound Isl. Light), 42 36 4 70 40 174 42 41.1 463 Greenfield (2d Cong. Ch.),

Mass. 42 35 16 72 36 324 50 26.1 396 Hagerstown,

Md. 39 37 177 35 5 10 20 68 Halifax,

N. S. 44 39 20 63 36 404 14 26.7 936 Hallowell,

Me. 44 17 69 50 4 39 30 593 Harrisburg,

Pa.

40 16 76 50 15 7 20 110 Hartford (State-House), Conn. 41 45 59 72 40 454 50 43 335 Holmes's Hole (Windmill),

Mass. 41 27 15 70 36 38 4 42 26.5 457 Hudson,

N. Y. 42 14 173 46 4 55 4 345 Hudson' (Reserve Coll.); Ohio. 41 14 42 81 24 545 25 39.6 Huntsville,

Ala.

34 36 86 57 5 47 48 726 Indianapolis,

Ind. 39 55 86 5 15 44 20 573 Ipswich (Eastern Light),

Mass. 42 41 8 70 46 174 43 5 462 Do. (Western Light), ·

42 41 8 70 46 34 4 43 6.3 Jackson,

Miss. 32 23 190 8 6 0 32 1035 Jefferson,

Mo. 38 36 92 8. 6 8 32 980

24 32 81 47 305 27 10

C. W. 44 8 76 40 15 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 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 5 15 4 403 Louisville,

Ky

38 3 85 30 15 42 0 590 Lowell (st. Ann's Ch.), Mass. 42 38 46 71 19 24 45 16 439

Va. Lynchburg,

37 36 79 22 5 17 28 198 Lynn Church,

Mass. 42 27 51 70 57 25 4 43 50 441 Machias Bay,

Me. 44 33 67 22 4 29 28 Marblehead,

Mass. 42 30 24 70 51 24 4 43 25.6 450 Do. (Light),

42 30 14 70 50 394 43 22.6 448 Middletown (W. Univ.), Conn. 41 33 8 72 39 4 50 36 325 Milledgeville,

Ga. 33 7 20 83 19 45,5 33 19.0 642 Milwaukie, Wisc., 43 3 45 87 57

700 Mobile,

Ala. 30 41 48 87 59 5 51 56 1033 Monomoy Point Light, . Mass. 41 33 35 69 59 564 40 0 500 Montpelier,

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

C. E. 45 31 73 35 4 54 20 601 Nantucket (South Tower), Mass. 41 16 56 70 6 124 40 24.8 490 Nashville (University), · Tenn. 36 933 86 49 35 47 16.2 714

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Miles. Natchez (Fort Panmure), Miss. 31 34 91 24 426 5 38.81146

N. J. 40 45 74 10 4 New Bedford (Mariner's Ch.), Mass

. 41 38 ~ 50 55 49 4 43 43.3 429 Newbern,

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

N. Y. 41 31 74 1 4 56 4 282 Newburýport (2a Presb. Ch.); Mass. 42 48 32 10 52 474 43 31.1 466 Do. (Light),

42 48 30 70 49 64 42 18.0 469 Newcastle, .

Del. 39 40

75 33 5 2 8 103 New Haven (College), C nn. 41 18 30 72 56 454 51 47 301 New London,

Conn. 41 22 72 9 4 48 36 354 New Orleans (City Hall),

29 57 30 90 6 0 1203 Newport (Court-House), R. I. 41 29 71 19 124 45 16.8 403 New York (City Hall), · N. Y. 40 42 40 74 1 84 56 4.5 226 Nobsque Point Light,

Mass. 41 30 57 70 39 37 4 42 38.5 450 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 Pensacola,

30 24 87 10 125 48 40.8 1050 Petersburg,

37 13 54 77 20 5 9 20 144 Philadelphia (Ind'ce Hall),

39 56 59 75 9545 0 39.6 136 Do. (High School Obs.), 39 57 9 75 10 375 0 42.5 Pittsburg,

Pa. 40 32 180 2 5 20 8 223 Pittsfield (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 26 55 73 15 36 4 53 2.3 380 Plattsburg,

N. Y. 44 42 73 26 4 53 44 539 Plymouth (Court-House), Mass. 41 57 26 70 40 194 42 41.3439 Portland (Mount Joy),

Me.

43 39 52 70 13 344 40 54.2 542 Do. (Light),

43 36 70 12 124 40 49 Portsmouth (Unitarian Ch.), N. H. 43 435 70 45 504 43 3.3 491 Do. (Light),

43 3 30 70 43 4 42 52 Poughkeepsie,

N. Y. 41 41 73 55 4 55 40 301 Princeton (Nassau Hall), N. J. 40 20 41 74 39 304 58 38 177 Providence (University Hall), R. I. 41 49 22 71 24 484 45 39.2 394 Quebec (Citadel), ·

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

N. C. 35 47 78 48 15 15 12 286 Richmond (Capitol),

Va. 37 32 17 177 27 285 9 49.9 122 Rochester (Rochester House), N. Y. 43 817 77 51 15 11 24 361 Sable. (Cape),

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

N. Y. 43 55 175 57 15 348 407 Saco,

Me. 43 31 70 26 4 41 44 528 St. Augustine,

Fa. 29 48 30 81 35 5 26 20 841 St. Louis,

Mo. 38 37 28 90 15 166 1 0.7 856 Salem (E. I. M. Hall), Mass. 42 31 18 70 53 53 4 43 35.5 446 Sandwich (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 41 45 31 70 30 13 4 42 0.8 456 Savannah (Exchange),

Ga. 32 4 56 81 8 185 24 33.2 662 Schenectady, .

N. Y. 42 48 73 55 4 55 40 391 Springfield,

Ill. 39 48 89 33 5 58 12 801 Springfield (Court-House), Mass. 42 6 4 72 35 454 50 23 357 Squam Harbour (Light), Mass. 42 39 46 70 41 84 42 44.5 466 Straitsmouth Island (Light), Mass. 42 39 41 70 35 364 42 22.4 471 Stratford,

Conn. 41 11 7 73 8 454 52 35 287 Tallahassee,

Fa. 30 28 84 36 5 38 24 896

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Place.

North.
in degrees., in time.

Miles. Taunton (Trin. Cong. Ch.),

Mass. 41 54 11 71 5 55 4 44 23.6 415 Toronto or York (Observ.), . C. W. 43 39 35 79 21 305 17 26 500 Trenton,

N. J. 40 14 74 46 30 4 58 36 166 Troy,

N. Y. 42 44 73 40 4 54 40 383 Tuscaloosa,

Ala. 33 12 87 42 5 50 48 University of Virginia,

Va.

38 2 3 78 31 295 14 5.9 124 Utica (Dutch Church),

N. Y. 43 6 49 75 13 5 052 383 Vandalia,

ni. 38 50 89 2 5 56 8 781 Vevay,

Ind. 38 46 |84 59 5 39 56 556 Vincennes,

Ind. 38 43 87 25 5 49 40 693 Washington (Capitol), D. C. 38 53 34 77 1 305 8 6 Washington,

Miss. 31 36 91 20 6 5 20 West Point (Military Academy),N. Y. 41 23 31 2 73 57 31 4 55 50.11146 Wheeling,

Va. 40 7 80 42 5 22 48. 264 Williamstown (Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 42 49 73 13 104 52 526 406 Wilmington,

Del. 39 41 75 28 5 1 52 108 Wilmington,

N. C. 34 11 78 10 5 12 40 416 Worcester (Ant. Hall), Mass. 42 16 17 71 48 134 47 13.3 394 York,

Me. 43 10 0 70 40 4 42 40 500 York, .

Pa. 39 58 76 40 5 6 40 87 Yorktown,

Va. 137 13 76 34 15 6 16

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Additional Latitudes and Longitudes, determined chiefly by Officers of the U. S.

Topographical Engineers.

Longitude West from Date of
Names of Places.

Latitude. Greenwich, determ- Authority.
in degrees., in time. ination.
h. m. s.

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16 50 19 182 g 33 6 48 38 Acapulco,

Humboldt. Agua Nueva, Mexico,

25 11 43.6

1847 Hughes. Bellevue, Am. Fur Co.'s trading post,

right bank of Missouri River, 41 8 24 95 47 46 6 23 11 1832 Frémont. Beni's Fort,

38 2 53
52 4

1846 Emory. Brazos Santiago,

26 6 0 97 12 0

1846 Hughes. Canadian River, Head-waters of, 37 1 33 104 37 32

1845 Lieut. Abert. Cape Island, Lake of the Woods, 49 36 42

1823 S. H. Long. Cedar Keys, Depot Island,

129
7 27

82 56 12 Corpus Christi, Texas,

27 47 17.8 97 27 2.5

1846 Capt. Cram. Dalles of the Columbia, Miss. Station, 45 35 55 120 55 0

1843 Frémont. Falls of St. Anthony, U. S. Cottage, 44 58 40 93 10 30

6 12 42

Nicollet. Falls of the St. Croix,

45 30 10 92 40 0 6 10 40 False Washita, Head-waters of, 135 25 41 101 5 0

1845 Lieut. Abert. Fort Boisée, Oregon,

43 49 22 116 47 3

1843 Fremont. Fort Brady, Mich.,

46 29 55

1823 S. H. Long. Fort Crawford,

13 3 31
90 52 30

1823 S. H. Long. Fort Gibson,

35 48 4 95 9

1845 Lieut. Abert. Fort Hall,

43 1 30 112 29 54

1843 Frémont. Fort Laramie,

42 12 10 105 21 10 17 1 24.6 1842 Frémont. Fort Leavenworth, Landing,

39 21 14 94 44 0 16 18 56

1846 Emory. Fort Mackinac,

45 51

1823 S. H. Long. Fort Nez Percé, Oregon,

46 346

1843 Frémont. Great Salt Lake, Island in,

41 10 42 112 21 5

1843 High Plateau between waters of the Atlantic and the Gulf of California, 42 2 3 107 3 0

1843 Jalapa, Mex.,

19 30 8
99 14 54 6 37 0

Humboldt. Kanzas River, Mouth of,

39 6 3 94 32 54 6 18 11.0 1842 Frémont. La Vaca, Texas,

128 37 0

1846 Hughes. Missouri River, Mouth of,

38 51 36
90 0 40

1820 S. H. Long. Monclova, Mex,

26 54 0 101 39 18 16 46 37.2

1846 Hughes. Mexico, City of, Mex., 19 25 45 101 25 30 6 45 42

Humboldt. Monterey, Mex.,

25 40 13
100 25 36

1846 Hughes. Monterey, California,

36 36 24 124 12 49 18 16 51 1835 Beechey. Nebraska or Platte River, Junction of North and South Forks,

41 5 5 101 21 24 16 45 25.6 1842 Frémont. Nueva Helvetia, Cal.,

38 34 42 120 nearly.

1843 Parras, Mex.,

25 25

1846 Hughes. Pass Washington,

36 3 22 108 56 0 7 15 44 1849 Lt. Simpson. Perote, Mex., 19 28 57 99 28 39 6 37 55

Humboldt. Platte River, Mouth of,

41 3 13

1920 S. H. Long. Junction of N. and S. Forks, 41 5 5 101 21 24 6 45 25.6 1842 Frémont. Popocatapell,

18 59 47 100 53 15 6 43 33 Prairie du Chien, Am. Fur. Co.'s House, 13 3 6 91 9 19.5 6 4 37.3 Nicollet. Puebla de los Angelos, 190 15 100 22 45 6 41 31

Humboldt. Racine, Wisconsin,

42 49 33 87 40 22

1841 Maj. Graham. Remedios, de los, Harbor, 157 24 15 138 14 5 9 12 56

Malespina. Sabine River, Texas, entrance of South or outer extremity of Bar, 29 40 48 93 49 3

1840 Maj. Graham. Saltillo, Mex.,

25 26 22 101

1 45 6 44 7 1847 Hughes. San Antonio, Texas,

129 25 30 98 52 30 6 42 48 1846 San Blas, Arsenal,

21 32 34 107 35 48 17 10 23 1835 Beechey. San Diego, Public Square,

32 45 0 117 11 0 17 48 44 1846 Emory. Santa Fe, New Mexico,

35 41

6 106 2 30 7 4 10 1849 Simpson. Snake River, above American Falls, 42 47 5 112 40 13

1843 Frémont. San Francisco, Spanish Fort,

37 48 30 124 48 26 18 19 14 1835 Beechey. St. Croix River, Mouth of, 44 45 30 92 45 0 6 11 5

Nicollet. St. Joseph, 23 3 13 112 1 8 7 28

Chappe. St. Peter's River, Mouth of, 44 52 46 93 4 54 6 12 19.6

Nicollet. St. Vrain's Fort,

40 16 52 105 12 23

1843 Frémont. Sweet Water River, N. Fork of Platte River, Mouth of,

42 27 18 107 45 27 7 11 1.8 1842 Tampico, Bar,

22 15 30 100 12 15 16 40 49 1817 Ferrer. Tlamath Lake, 142 56 51

1843 Frémont. Trinity Bay, Oregon,

40 5 50

1850 Lt.M'Arthur. Vera Cruz, Mex.,

19 11 52 98 290 33 56 Victoria, Texas,

29 46 57

1846 Hughes.

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