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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 Manchester Center, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Manchester Center 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 Manchester Center:
    • 42.975897, -77.179978
    • 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 Manchester Center
  • 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 Manchester Center ...

We have found one communities that share the name Manchester Center.

Within New York, the name Manchester Center is unique.

Beyond New York, there is another community also named Manchester Center in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Vermont
      • Bennington County
      • This Manchester Center is located in Bennington County and lies 208 miles [334.7 km]<1> to the east of the Manchester Center that is located in Ontario County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester Center
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bennington County community of Manchester Center.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Manchester Center ...

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.

  • Flint [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint
    • Flint [Ontario County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Manchester Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint
  • Gypsum [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsum
    • Gypsum [Ontario County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Manchester Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gypsum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsum
  • Knickerbocker Corner [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knickerbocker Corner
    • Knickerbocker Corner [Ontario County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Manchester Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knickerbocker Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knickerbocker Corner
  • Littleville [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
    • Littleville [Ontario County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Manchester Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleville
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    • Marbletown [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marbletown
      • Marbletown [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marbletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marbletown
    • Mayo Park [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayo Park
      • Mayo Park [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayo Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayo Park
    • Melvin Hill [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melvin Hill
      • Melvin Hill [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melvin Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melvin Hill
    • Mud Mills [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Mills
      • Mud Mills [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Manchester Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mud Mills
    • Oaks Corners [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oaks Corners
      • Oaks Corners [Ontario County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oaks Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oaks Corners
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oaks Corners<3>
    • Orleans [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orleans
      • Orleans [Ontario County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orleans
    • Roseland Park [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseland Park
      • Roseland Park [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseland Park
    • Shortsville [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shortsville
      • Shortsville [Ontario County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Manchester Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shortsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shortsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shortsville<3>
    • Unionville [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Manchester Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Yellow Mills [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Mills
      • Yellow Mills [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Manchester Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Mills

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 Manchester Center. 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Basilio<4>
    • Barney Bernard     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Rochester (NY) on August 17, 1877 (a Friday) and died in New York (NY) on March 21, 1924 (a Friday) at the age of 46. He is buried at Washington Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Barney Bernard<4>
    • Louise Blanchard Bethune     (Architect)
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louise Brooks<4>
    • Cabell 'Cab' Calloway     (Singer, bandleader)
      • Singer, bandleader. He was born in Rochester (NY) on December 25, 1907 (a Wednesday) and died in Hockessin (DE) on November 18, 1994 (a Friday) at the age of 86. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Rochester is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cabell 'Cab' Calloway<4>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Greece is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edythe Chapman<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 34 miles [54.7 km] to the west of Manchester Center.
      • Rochester is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • 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).
      • Pittsford is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Manchester Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adelaide Crapsey<4>
    • Charles Sebastian 'Red' Dooin     (Major League Baseball)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Canandaigua, which is the Seat of Ontario County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 174 miles [280 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Manchester Center to Albany, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 281 miles [452.2 km] to the south (S). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,731 miles [9,223.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,453 miles [10,385.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,328 miles [6,965.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ontario County: www.co.ontario.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Manchester Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9759, Longitude: -77.1800       In this case, the coordinates for Manchester Center 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Manchester Center 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 307.649 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.807 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.111 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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