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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 Denver, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Denver 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 Denver:
    • 42.212227, -74.569276
    • 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 Denver
  • 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 Denver ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Denver.

Within New York, the name Denver is unique.

Beyond New York, we know of another 26 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 26 communities, 25 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Tallapoosa County
      • This Denver is located in Tallapoosa County and lies 875 miles [1,408.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tallapoosa County community of Denver.
    • Arkansas
      • Carroll County
      • This Denver is located in Carroll County and lies 1,076 miles [1,731.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Denver.
    • Colorado
      • Denver County
      • This Denver is located in Denver County and lies 1,586 miles [2,552.4 km]<1> to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Denver County community of Denver.
    • Florida
      • Putnam County
      • This Denver is located in Putnam County and lies 965 miles [1,553 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Denver.
    • Georgia
      • Heard County
      • This Denver is located in Heard County and lies 849 miles [1,366.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Heard County community of Denver.
    • Idaho
      • Idaho County
      • This Denver is located in Idaho County and lies 2,058 miles [3,312 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Idaho County community of Denver.
    • Illinois
      • Hancock County
      • This Denver is located in Hancock County and lies 867 miles [1,395.3 km]<1> to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Denver.
    • Indiana
      • Miami County
      • This Denver is located in Miami County and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<1> to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami County community of Denver.
    • Iowa
      • Bremer County
      • This Denver is located in Bremer County and lies 904 miles [1,454.8 km]<1> to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bremer County community of Denver.
    • Kentucky
      • Johnson County
      • This Denver is located in Johnson County and lies 534 miles [859.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Denver.
    • Michigan
      • Isabella 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 Denver [Isabella County].
      • Newaygo County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Newaygo County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newaygo County community of Denver.
    • Missouri
      • Worth County
      • This Denver is located in Worth County and lies 1,029 miles [1,656 km]<1> to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worth County community of Denver.
    • North Carolina
      • Lincoln County
      • This Denver is located in Lincoln County and lies 577 miles [928.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Denver.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Denver lies 656 miles [1,055.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
    • Ohio
      • Ross County
      • This Denver is located in Ross County and lies 490 miles [788.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ross County community of Denver.
      • Wood County
      • This Denver is located in Wood County and lies 476 miles [766 km] to the west of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wood County community of Denver.
    • Oklahoma
      • Cleveland County
      • This Denver is located in Cleveland County and lies 1,310 miles [2,108.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cleveland County community of Denver.
    • Oregon
      • Clatsop County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Denver [Clatsop County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster County
      • This Denver is located in Lancaster County and lies 159 miles [255.9 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Denver.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • This Denver is located in Anderson County and lies 687 miles [1,105.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Denver.
    • Tennessee
      • Cannon 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 Tennessee community of Denver [Cannon County].
      • Humphreys County
      • This Denver is located in Humphreys County and lies 830 miles [1,335.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Humphreys County community of Denver.
    • Texas
      • Montague 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 Denver [Montague County].
    • West Virginia
      • Marshall 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 West Virginia community of Denver [Marshall County].
      • Preston County
      • This Denver is located in Preston County and lies 334 miles [537.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Denver that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Denver.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Denver ...

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.

  • Arena [Delaware County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arena
    • Arena [Delaware County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Denver
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arena have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Big Indian [Ulster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Indian
    • Big Indian [Ulster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Denver
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Indian have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Indian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Indian<5>
  • Dunraven [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunraven
    • Dunraven [Delaware County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Denver
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunraven have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunraven
  • Hardscrabble [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardscrabble
    • Hardscrabble [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Denver
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardscrabble have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardscrabble
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highmount [Ulster County]
    • Kelly Corners [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly Corners
      • Kelly Corners [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Denver
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly Corners
    • Mapledale [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapledale
      • Mapledale [Ulster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Denver
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapledale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapledale
    • Margaretville [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margaretville
      • Margaretville [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Denver
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Margaretville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margaretville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Margaretville<5>
    • Mosquito Point [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosquito Point
      • Mosquito Point [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Denver
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosquito Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosquito Point
    • Prattsville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattsville
      • Prattsville [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Denver
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattsville<5>

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 Denver. 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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    • Maude Adams     (Actress)
      • Born: Maude Kiskadden
      • Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (UT) on November 11, 1872 (a Monday) and died in Tannersville (NY) on July 17, 1953 (a Friday) at the age of 80.
      • Tannersville is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Denver.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<6>
    • 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 5 miles [8 km] to the north of Denver.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter R. Brooks<6>
    • Alix Dobkin     (Singer, songwriter, author, activist)
      • Full name: Alix Cecil Dobkin
      • Singer, songwriter, author, activist. He was born on August 16, 1940 (a Friday) and died in Woodstock (NY) on May 19, 2021 (a Wednesday) at the age of 80. We don't have any burial details.
      • Woodstock is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Denver.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alix Dobkin<6>
    • Anton Otto Fischer     (Illustrator)
      • Illustrator. He was born in Regensburg (Germany) on February 23, 1882 (a Thursday) and died in Woodstock (NY) on March 26, 1962 (a Monday) at the age of 80. He is buried at Montrepose Cemetery (Ulster County, New York).
      • Woodstock is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Denver.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anton Otto Fischer<6>
    • Gladys Hurlbut     (Actress, playwright, screenwriter)
      • Actress, playwright, screenwriter. She was born in Norwich (CT) on December 9, 1898 (a Friday) and died in Woodstock (NY) on January 25, 1988 (a Monday) at the age of 89. She is buried at Wiltwyck Cemetery (Ulster County, New York).
      • Woodstock is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Denver.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gladys Hurlbut<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Delhi, which is the Seat of Delaware County and lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Denver to Delhi, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over 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 51 miles [82.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 262 miles [421.6 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,656 miles [9,102.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,370 miles [10,251.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,245 miles [6,831.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Denver. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Denver) 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 Denver. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DenverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denver. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2122, Longitude: -74.5693    
<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 Denver 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Denver, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Denver to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.116 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.956 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.234 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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