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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 Corbett, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Corbett and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Corbett:
    • 42.043525, -75.021682
    • 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 Corbett
  • 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 Corbett ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Corbett.

Within New York, the name Corbett is unique.

Beyond New York, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nine communities, eight are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maryland
      • Baltimore County
      • This Corbett is located in Baltimore County and lies 190 miles [305.8 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baltimore County community of Corbett.
      • Washington 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 Maryland community of Corbett [Washington County].
    • Michigan
      • Houghton 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 Michigan community of Corbett [Houghton County].
    • North Carolina
      • Caswell County
      • This Corbett is located in Caswell County and lies 459 miles [738.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caswell County community of Corbett.
    • Oklahoma
      • Cleveland County
      • This Corbett is located in Cleveland County and lies 1,290 miles [2,076.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cleveland County community of Corbett.
    • Ontario
      • This Corbett lies 348 miles [560.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • This Corbett is located in Multnomah County and lies 2,334 miles [3,756.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Multnomah County community of Corbett.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Potter County
      • This Corbett is located in Potter County and lies 143 miles [230.1 km]<1> to the west of the Corbett that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbett
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Potter County community of Corbett.
    • Wyoming
      • Big Horn 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 Wyoming community of Corbett [Big Horn County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Corbett ...

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.

  • Burnwood [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnwood
    • Burnwood [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Corbett
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnwood
  • Butternut Grove [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butternut Grove
    • Butternut Grove [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Corbett
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut Grove
  • Centerville [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Delaware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Corbett
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Downsville [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downsville
    • Downsville [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Corbett
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downsville<4>
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    • Elk Brook [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Brook
      • Elk Brook [Delaware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Corbett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Brook
    • Harvard [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvard
      • Harvard [Delaware County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Corbett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvard
    • Long Flat [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Flat
      • Long Flat [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Corbett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Flat
    • Peakville [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peakville
      • Peakville [Delaware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Corbett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peakville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peakville

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 Corbett. 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 ...
    • Walter R. Brooks     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Rome (NY) on January 9, 1886 (a Saturday) and died in Roxbury (NY) on August 17, 1958 (a Sunday) at the age of 72. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Madison County, New York).
      • Roxbury is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Corbett.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter R. Brooks<5>
    • Milton Kamen     (Actor, comic)
      • Actor, comic. He was born in Hurleyville (NY) on March 5, 1921 (a Saturday) and died in Beverly Hills (CA) on February 24, 1977 (a Thursday) at the age of 55. He is buried at Eden Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Hurleyville is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Corbett.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milton Kamen<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Delhi, which is the Seat of Delaware County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Corbett to Delhi, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 76 miles [122.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 241 miles [387.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,682 miles [9,144.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,396 miles [10,293.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,271 miles [6,873.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Mentions & References for Corbett

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

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Corbett) 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 Corbett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CorbettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corbett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0435, Longitude: -75.0217    
<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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Corbett 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Corbett to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.411 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.261 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.517 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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