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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in New Haven, we use the following websites to find information relevant to New Haven and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for New Haven:
    • 41.310097, -72.923713
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on New Haven
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named New Haven ...

We have found four communities that share the name New Haven.

Within Connecticut, the name New Haven is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Oswego County
      • This New Haven is located in Oswego County and lies 228 miles [366.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the New Haven that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oswego County community of New Haven.
    • Vermont
      • Addison County
      • This New Haven is located in Addison County and lies 193 miles [310.6 km]<1> to the north of the New Haven that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Addison County community of New Haven.
    • Wisconsin
      • Adams County
      • This New Haven is located in Adams County and lies 865 miles [1,392.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the New Haven that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of New Haven.
      • Dunn County
      • This New Haven is located in Dunn County and lies 997 miles [1,604.5 km] to the west northwest of the New Haven that is located in New Haven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dunn County community of New Haven.

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Haven ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Armoryville [New Haven County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armoryville
    • Armoryville [New Haven County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the north of New Haven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armoryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Brightview [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brightview
    • Brightview [New Haven County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of New Haven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brightview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brightview
  • Centerville [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of New Haven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Double Beach [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Beach
    • Double Beach [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of New Haven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Double Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Beach
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    • Fair Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Haven
      • Fair Haven [New Haven County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of New Haven
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Haven
    • Foxon [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxon
      • Foxon [New Haven County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxon
    • Hemingway Town [New Haven County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemingway Town
      • Hemingway Town [New Haven County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemingway Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Highwood [New Haven County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
      • Highwood [New Haven County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Liberia [New Haven County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberia
      • Liberia [New Haven County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the east of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Orange [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<3>
    • Sea Bluff [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sea Bluff
      • Sea Bluff [New Haven County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sea Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sea Bluff
    • Short Beach [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Short Beach
      • Short Beach [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of New Haven
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Short Beach
    • Spring Glen [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Glen
      • Spring Glen [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of New Haven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Glen

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 New Haven. 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.

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    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Born: Peter William Jablonski
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (CT) on May 20, 1904 (a Friday) and died in Trenton (NJ) on January 18, 1974 (a Friday) at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Terryville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the north of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<4>
    • Humbert Allen Astredo     (Actor)
    • Faith Baldwin     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in New Rochelle (NY) on October 1, 1893 (a Sunday) and died in Norwalk (CT) on March 18, 1978 (a Saturday) at the age of 84.
      • Norwalk is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Faith Baldwin<4>
    • John Joseph 'Jack' Barry     (Major League Baseball)
    • James Goodwin Batterson     (Architect)
      • Architect. He was born in Bloomfield (CT) on February 23, 1823 (a Sunday) and died in Bloomfield (CT) on September 18, 1901 (a Wednesday) at the age of 78. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Bloomfield is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of New Haven.
      • Bloomfield is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Goodwin Batterson<4>
    • Charles Austin Beard     (Historian)
      • Historian. He was born on November 27, 1874 (a Friday) and died in North Haven (CT) on September 1, 1948 (a Wednesday) at the age of 73. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • North Haven is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Austin Beard<4>
    • Frank Beisler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Haven (CT) on October 9, 1913 (a Thursday) and died in North Haven (CT) on September 8, 1973 (a Saturday) at the age of 59. He is buried at St. Lawrence Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • North Haven is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of New Haven.
      • North Haven is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Beisler<4>
    • Marian Bergeron     (Miss America (1933), singer)
      • Miss America (1933), singer. She was born in West Haven (CT) on May 3, 1918 (a Friday) and died in Kettering (OH) on October 22, 2002 (a Tueday) at the age of 84. She is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio).
      • West Haven is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<4>
    • Ernest Borgnine     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Born: Ermes Effron Borgnino
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Hamden (CT) on January 24, 1917 (a Wednesday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on July 8, 2012 (a Sunday) at the age of 95. The body was cremated.
      • Hamden is located 5 miles [8 km] to the north of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernest Borgnine<4>
    • Jonathan Brandis     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Danbury (CT) on April 13, 1976 (a Tueday) and died in West Hollywood (CA) on November 12, 2003 (a Wednesday) at the age of 27. The body was cremated.
      • Danbury is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jonathan Brandis<4>
    • Dave Brubeck     (Composer, pianist)
      • Composer, pianist. He was born in Concord (CA) on December 6, 1920 (a Monday) and died in Norwalk (CT) on December 5, 2012 (a Wednesday) at the age of 92.
      • Norwalk is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Brubeck<4>
    • Iola Brubeck     (Lyricist)
      • Lyricist. She was born in Corning (CA) on August 14, 1923 (a Tueday) and died in Wilton (CT) on March 12, 2014 (a Wednesday) at the age of 90.
      • Wilton is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Iola Brubeck<4>
    • George F. Bryant     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1885/08/06:1885/08/06)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1885/08/06:1885/08/06. He was born in Bridgeport (CT) on February 10, 1857 (a Tueday) and died in Boston (MA) on June 12, 1907 (a Wednesday) at the age of 50. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Bridgeport is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of New Haven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George F. Bryant<4>

How Far From New Haven to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as New Haven to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in New Haven and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from New Haven to Hartford, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of 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) is 273 miles [439.4 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,624 miles [9,051 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,330 miles [10,187.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,206 miles [6,768.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Haven) 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 New Haven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New HavenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Haven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3101, Longitude: -72.9237       In this case, the coordinates for New Haven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 New Haven to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.231 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.811 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.916 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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