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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 Pleasant Acres, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pleasant Acres 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 Pleasant Acres:
    • 41.430928, -73.447622
    • 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 Pleasant Acres
  • 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 Pleasant Acres ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Pleasant Acres.

Within Connecticut, the name Pleasant Acres is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Jefferson County and lies 921 miles [1,482.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Pleasant Acres.
      • Madison County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Madison County and lies 843 miles [1,356.7 km] to the west southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • Georgia
      • Clayton County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Clayton County and lies 801 miles [1,289.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clayton County community of Pleasant Acres.
      • Cobb County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Cobb County and lies 805 miles [1,295.5 km] to the southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cobb County community of Pleasant Acres.
      • Gwinnett County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Gwinnett County and lies 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gwinnett County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • Indiana
      • Hancock County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Hancock County and lies 661 miles [1,063.8 km]<1> to the west of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Pleasant Acres.
      • Marion County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Marion County and lies 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the west of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Carroll County and lies 218 miles [350.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Pleasant Acres.
      • Wicomico County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Wicomico County and lies 238 miles [383 km] to the south southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wicomico County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • Mississippi
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 1,004 miles [1,615.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • North Carolina
      • Cumberland County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Cumberland County and lies 526 miles [846.5 km]<1> to the southwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Pleasant Acres.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Pleasant Acres is located in Weber County and lies 1,980 miles [3,186.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Pleasant Acres that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Acres
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Pleasant Acres.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant Acres ...

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.

  • Aqua Vista [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aqua Vista
    • Aqua Vista [Fairfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Pleasant Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aqua Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aqua Vista
  • Chimney Point [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Point
    • Chimney Point [Litchfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Pleasant Acres
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Point
  • Deforest Corners [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deforest Corners
    • Deforest Corners [Putnam County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Pleasant Acres
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deforest Corners
  • Dodgingtown [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodgingtown
    • Dodgingtown [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Pleasant Acres
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgingtown
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    • Joyceland [Fairfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joyceland
      • Joyceland [Fairfield County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Pleasant Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joyceland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Milltown [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Putnam County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Pleasant Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Obtuse Hill [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Obtuse Hill
      • Obtuse Hill [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Pleasant Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Obtuse Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Obtuse Hill
    • Snug Harbor [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Fairfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Pleasant Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Wildmans Landing [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildmans Landing
      • Wildmans Landing [Fairfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Pleasant Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildmans Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildmans Landing

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 Pleasant Acres. 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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    • Slim Aarons     (Photographer)
      • Photographer. He was born in New York (New York) on Sunday October 29, 1916 and died in Montrose (New York) on Tueday May 23, 2006 at the age of 89. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Montrose is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Slim Aarons<3>
    • Frank Abbundando     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday July 11, 1910 and died in Ossining (New York) on Thursday February 19, 1942 at the age of 31. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Ossining is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Abbundando<3>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Terryville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<3>
    • Timothy Shay Arthur     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Newburgh (New York) on Thursday June 22, 1809 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday March 6, 1885 at the age of 75. He is buried at Woodlands Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Newburgh is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Timothy Shay Arthur<3>
    • Faith Baldwin     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in New Rochelle (New York) on Sunday October 1, 1893 and died in Norwalk (Connecticut) on Saturday March 18, 1978 at the age of 84.
      • New Rochelle is located 39 miles [62.8 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
      • Norwalk is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Faith Baldwin<3>
    • James Goodwin Batterson     (Architect)
      • Architect. He was born in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Sunday February 23, 1823 and died in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 18, 1901 at the age of 78. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Bloomfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Pleasant Acres.
      • Bloomfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Goodwin Batterson<3>
    • Marian Bergeron     (Miss America (1933), singer)
      • Miss America (1933), singer. She was born in West Haven (Connecticut) on Friday May 3, 1918 and died in Kettering (Ohio) on Tueday October 22, 2002 at the age of 84. She is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio).
      • West Haven is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<3>
    • Ann Blyth     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Mount Kisco (New York) on Thursday August 16, 1928
      • Mount Kisco is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
      • Physicist. He was born in Rome (Georgia) on Saturday September 28, 1912 and died in Briarcliff Manor (New York) on Saturday March 6, 2004 at the age of 91. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Briarcliff Manor is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Booth, Jr.<3>
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
      • Physicist. He was born in Rome (Georgia) on Saturday September 28, 1912 and died in Briarcliff Manor (New York) on Saturday March 6, 2004 at the age of 91. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Briarcliff Manor is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Booth, Jr.<3>
    • Sydney Barton Booth     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Boston (Massachusetts) on Wednesday January 29, 1873 and died in Stamford (Connecticut) on Friday February 5, 1937 at the age of 64. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Essex County, Massachusetts).
      • Stamford is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sydney Barton Booth<3>
    • Victor Borge     (Pianist, conductor, composer, comedian, actor)
      • Pianist, conductor, composer, comedian, actor. He was born in Copenhagen (Denmark) on Sunday January 3, 1909 and died in Greenwich (Connecticut) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at the age of 91.
      • Greenwich is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Victor Borge<3>
    • Solon Hannibal Borglum     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Ogden (Utah) on Tueday December 22, 1868 and died in Stamford (Connecticut) on Tueday January 31, 1922 at the age of 53. He is buried at Silvermine Cemetery (Fairfield County, Connecticut).
      • Stamford is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Pleasant Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Solon Hannibal Borglum<3>

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

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

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    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 46 miles [74 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant Acres to Hartford, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 257 miles [413.6 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 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,641 miles [9,078.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,349 miles [10,217.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,225 miles [6,799.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4309, Longitude: -73.4476       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Acres 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Pleasant Acres to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.529 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.167 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.091 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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