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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 Le Roy, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Le Roy 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 Le Roy:
    • 42.991728, -77.967789
    • 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 Le Roy
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Le Roy ...

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.

  • Churchville [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchville
    • Churchville [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Le Roy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churchville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Churchville<2>
  • Five Points [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Le Roy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
  • Harper Park [Genesee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harper Park
    • Harper Park [Genesee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Le Roy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harper Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper Park
  • Hidden Meadows [Genesee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Meadows
    • Hidden Meadows [Genesee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Le Roy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Meadows
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    • Junction [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
      • Junction [Genesee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Le Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Le Roy<2>
    • Limerock [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Limerock
      • Limerock [Genesee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Limerock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Limerock
    • Little Canada [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Canada
      • Little Canada [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Canada have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Canada
    • Pavilion [Genesee County]
    • Pumpkin Hill [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pumpkin Hill
      • Pumpkin Hill [Genesee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pumpkin Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pumpkin Hill
    • Stone Church [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stone Church
      • Stone Church [Genesee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stone Church have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stone Church
    • Texaco Town [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Texaco Town
      • Texaco Town [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texaco Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Texaco Town
    • Union Corners [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Corners
      • Union Corners [Genesee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Corners
    • Wheatland Center [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland Center
      • Wheatland Center [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Le Roy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland Center

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 Le Roy. 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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    • Isabella MacDonald Alden     (Author)
    • Susan B. Anthony     (Suffragette, activist)
      • Suffragette, activist. She was born in Adams (MA) on February 15, 1820 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on March 13, 1906 (a Tueday) at the age of 86. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Susan B. Anthony<4>
    • Carmen Basilio     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Canastota (NY) on April 2, 1927 (a Saturday) and died in Rochester (NY) on November 7, 2012 (a Wednesday) at the age of 85. He is buried at St. Agatha Cemetery (Madison County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Basilio<4>
    • Francis Bellamy     (Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance')
      • Full name: Francis Julius Bellamy
      • Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance'. He was born in Mount Morris (NY) on May 18, 1855 (a Friday) and died in Tampa (FL) on August 28, 1931 (a Friday) at the age of 76. He is buried at Rome Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Mount Morris is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Bellamy<4>
    • Barney Bernard     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Rochester (NY) on August 17, 1877 (a Friday) and died on March 21, 1924 (a Friday) at the age of 46. He is buried at Washington Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Barney Bernard<4>
    • Louise Brooks     (Actress, author)
      • Full name: Mary Louise Brooks
      • Actress, author. She was born in Cherryvale (KS) on November 14, 1906 (a Wednesday) and died in Rochester (NY) on August 8, 1985 (a Thursday) at the age of 78. She is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louise Brooks<4>
    • Cabell 'Cab' Calloway     (Singer, bandleader)
    • Walter Cassebeer     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Rochester (NY) on November 20, 1884 (a Thursday) and died in Greece (NY) on November 13, 1963 (a Wednesday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Greece is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Cassebeer<4>
    • Edythe Chapman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Rochester (NY) on October 8, 1863 (a Thursday) and died in Glendale (CA) on October 15, 1948 (a Friday) at the age of 85. She is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edythe Chapman<4>
    • Nancy Coleman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Everett (WA) on December 30, 1912 (a Monday) and died in Brockport (NY) on January 18, 2000 (a Tueday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Lakeview Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Brockport is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nancy Coleman<4>
    • Paul Cook, Jr.     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/09/13:1891/07/16)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/09/13:1891/07/16. He was born in Caledonia (NY) on May 5, 1863 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on May 25, 1905 (a Thursday) at the age of 42. He is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Caledonia is located 5 miles [8 km] to the east of Le Roy.
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Cook, Jr.<4>
    • Emma Lampert Cooper     (Artist)
      • Artist. She was born in Nunda (NY) on February 24, 1855 (a Saturday) and died in Pittsford (NY) on July 30, 1920 (a Friday) at the age of 65. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Nunda is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Le Roy.
      • Pittsford is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emma Lampert Cooper<4>
    • Adelaide Crapsey     (Poet)
      • Poet. She was born in Brooklyn (NY) on September 9, 1878 (a Monday) and died in Rochester (NY) on October 8, 1914 (a Thursday) at the age of 36. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Le Roy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adelaide Crapsey<4>

How Far From Le Roy to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Batavia, which is the Seat of Genesee County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Le Roy to Batavia, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 214 miles [344.4 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 286 miles [460.3 km] to the south (S). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,762 miles [9,273 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,485 miles [10,436.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,361 miles [7,018.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Genesee County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Genesee County: www.co.genesee.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Le Roy) 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 Le Roy. 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 Le RoyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Le Roy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9917, Longitude: -77.9678       In this case, the coordinates for Le Roy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Le Roy 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 308.143 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.366 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.48 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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