Alphonso Wetmore
Jackson County to Santa Fe, New Mexico
"1837"

Santa Fe Trail Route From Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe
From Wetmore's Gazetteer of the State of Missouri, 1837
page 269, the following table of distances is taken:

Route From Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico Distance
 Camp Grove 16 miles
 Big Blue River Ford 20 miles
 Round Grove 14 miles
 Belmont 20 miles
 Left-hand Grove 18 miles
 Right-hand Grove 18 miles
 Elk Creek 5 miles
 Marie des Cignes 11 miles
 Rock Creek 5 miles
 Prairie Camp 13 miles
 Indian Camp 9 miles
 High-water Creek 15 miles
 Council Grove on the Neosho 8 miles
 Plain Creek 5 miles
 Diamond Spring 8 miles
 Prairie Spring 8 miles
 Hook's Spring {in prairie} 8 miles
 Cottonwood Grove 13 miles
 Lake Camp 18 miles
 Small Creek 20 miles
 Little Arkansas 18 miles
 Branch of Cow Creek 12 miles
 Main Cow Creek 13 miles
 Arkansas river 15 miles
 Walnut Creek {up the Arkansas} 20 miles
 Ash Creek 24 miles
 Pawnee Fork of Arkansas 8 miles
 Plain Camp 15 miles
 Little Pond 21 miles
 Small Drain 20 miles
 Anderson's Caches on the Arkansas 20 miles
 Pond Camp West of Arkansas river 7 miles
 The Two Ponds 22 miles
 Several Ponds 19 miles
 The Lake 12 miles
 Sandy Creek 12 miles
 Lone Pond 14 miles
 Small Pool 22 miles
 The Semiron 8 miles
 The Lower Spring 2 miles
 Salt Camp 8 miles
 Nitre Camp 21 miles
 The Willows 7 miles
 Saltpetrc Camp, in View of Sugar House Mound 10 miles
 Upper Semiron Spring 10 miles
 Seven Mile Creek 7 miles
 Drain Camp 8 miles
 Two Pools 17 miles
 Rocky Pool 8 miles
 Bad Water 7 miles
 Sugar Loaf 5 miles
 Kiawa Camp 10 miles
 Sabine Camp 15 miles
 Round Mound 4 miles
 Rocky Branch 14 miles
 Summit Level, in View of Rocky Mountains 8 miles
 Harl's Camp 6 miles
 Point of Rocks 10 miles
 Deep Hollow 7 miles
 Canadian Fork 15 miles
 Mule Creek 6 miles
 Pilot Knobs 19 miles
 Tar Kiln Grove 20 miles
 El Moro 10 miles
 El Sapiote 2 miles
 Rio Las Guineas 18 miles
 San Magil (village) 25 miles
 Santa Fe 40 miles
 Total Miles 897

This Mileage Chart was found in "Wagon Tracks"
Volume 10 Number 1 November 1995




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