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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 Park Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Park Village 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 Park Village:
    • 40.651492, -74.290703
    • 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 Park Village
  • 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 Park Village ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Park Village.

Within New Jersey, the name Park Village is unique.

Beyond New Jersey, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • El Dorado County
      • This Park Village is located in El Dorado County and lies 2,461 miles [3,960.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the El Dorado County community of Park Village.
      • Inyo County
      • This Park Village is located in Inyo County and lies 2,292 miles [3,688.6 km] to the west of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Inyo County community of Park Village.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Park Village is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,006 miles [1,619 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Park Village.
    • New York
      • Niagara County
      • This Park Village is located in Niagara County and lies 285 miles [458.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Niagara County community of Park Village.
    • Pennsylvania
      • York County
      • This Park Village is located in York County and lies 137 miles [220.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Park Village.
    • Tennessee
      • Putnam County
      • This Park Village is located in Putnam County and lies 679 miles [1,092.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Park Village that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Park Village.
    • Texas
      • Bexar County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Park Village [Bexar County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Park Village ...

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.

  • Clark [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark [Union County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Park Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
  • Crane Square [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crane Square
    • Crane Square [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Park Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crane Square have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crane Square
  • Edgar [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgar
    • Edgar [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Park Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgar
  • Elizabeth [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
    • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Elizabethport [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethport
      • Elizabethport [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethport
    • Gulfport [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
      • Gulfport [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gulfport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
    • Hillside [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
      • Hillside [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside
    • Liberty Square [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Square
      • Liberty Square [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Square have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Square
    • Maplewood [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood [Essex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Park Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Milltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Union County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Old Place [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Place
      • Old Place [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Place
    • Overlook [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overlook
      • Overlook [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overlook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overlook
    • Potters [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potters
      • Potters [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Park Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potters
    • Scotch Plains [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotch Plains
      • Scotch Plains [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotch Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotch Plains
    • Union [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Union County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Park Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Union Square [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Square
      • Union Square [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Square have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Square
    • Unionburg [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionburg
      • Unionburg [Union County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionburg
    • Woodland Park [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Park
    • Wyoming [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Essex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Park Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyoming have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming

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 Park Village. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Platt Adams     (Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Belleville (NJ) on March 23, 1885 (a Monday) and died in Normandy Beach (NJ) on February 27, 1961 (a Monday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Belleville is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Platt Adams<4>
    • Shana Alexander     (Journalist, author)
    • Nelson Algren     (Author)
      • Born: Nelson Ahlgren Abraham
      • Author. He was born in Detroit (MI) on March 28, 1909 (a Sunday) and died in Long Island City (NY) on May 9, 1981 (a Saturday) at the age of 72. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Long Island City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nelson Algren<4>
    • Cosmo Francis 'Gus' Allegretti     (Actor, puppeteer)
      • Actor, puppeteer. He was born in Manhattan (NY) on April 6, 1927 (a Wednesday) and died in Phoenix (AZ) on July 26, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 86. We don't have any burial details.
      • Manhattan is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cosmo Francis 'Gus' Allegretti<4>
    • June Allyson     (Actress)
      • Born: Ella Geisman
      • Actress. She was born in Bronx (NY) on October 7, 1917 (a Sunday) and died in Ojai (CA) on July 8, 2006 (a Saturday) at the age of 88. The body was cremated.
      • Bronx is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: June Allyson<4>
    • Glenn Anders     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Los Angeles (CA) on September 1, 1889 (a Sunday) and died in Englewood (NJ) on October 26, 1981 (a Monday) at the age of 92. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Englewood is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glenn Anders<4>
    • Dorothy Appleby     (Actress)
    • Elizabeth Arden     (Businesswoman)
      • Businesswoman. She was born in Vaughan (ON) on December 31, 1878 (a Tueday) and died in Manhattan (NY) on October 18, 1966 (a Tueday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Manhattan is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Arden<4>
    • Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong     (Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor)
      • Full name: Louis Daniel Armstrong
      • Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on August 4, 1901 (a Sunday) and died in Corona (NY) on July 6, 1971 (a Tueday) at the age of 69. He is buried at Flushing Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Corona is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong<4>
    • Phil Arnold     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hackensack (NJ) on September 15, 1909 (a Wednesday) and died in Van Nuys (CA) on May 9, 1968 (a Thursday) at the age of 58. He is buried at Eden Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Hackensack is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Phil Arnold<4>
    • Eleanor Audley     (Actress)
    • Lauren Bacall     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Born: Joan Betty Perske
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born on September 16, 1924 (a Tueday) and died in Manhattan (NY) on August 12, 2014 (a Tueday) at the age of 89. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Manhattan is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lauren Bacall<4>
    • Stefano Badami     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in Corleone (Sicilia) on December 10, 1888 (a Monday) and died in Newark (NJ) on March 31, 1955 (a Thursday) at the age of 66. He is buried at Fairmount Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Newark is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Park Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stefano Badami<4>

How Far From Park Village to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Elizabeth, which is the Seat of Union County and lies just to the East.
    • Trenton, which is the State Capital of New Jersey, lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Park Village to Trenton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over 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 189 miles [304.2 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,708 miles [9,186.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,414 miles [10,322.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,291 miles [6,905.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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About New Jersey

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

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Park Village) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Park Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Park VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6515, Longitude: -74.2907       In this case, the coordinates for Park Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Park Village could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<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 Park Village 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 306.119 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.707 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.815 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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