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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 Marcy, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Marcy 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 Marcy:
    • 43.172292, -75.264333
    • 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 Marcy
  • 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 Marcy ...

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.

  • Air City [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Air City
    • Air City [Oneida County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Marcy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Air City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Air City
  • Floyd [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd
    • Floyd [Oneida County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Marcy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
  • Gravesville [Herkimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravesville
    • Gravesville [Herkimer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Marcy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravesville
  • Green Acres [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Oneida County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Marcy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
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    • Harbor [Herkimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor
      • Harbor [Herkimer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor
    • Heritage Acres [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Acres
      • Heritage Acres [Oneida County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Acres
    • Holland Patent [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland Patent
      • Holland Patent [Oneida County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Marcy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland Patent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland Patent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holland Patent<3>
    • Maple Grove [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Oneida County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Mapledale [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapledale
      • Mapledale [Oneida County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapledale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapledale
    • Marcy [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcy
      • Marcy [Oneida County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marcy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marcy<3>
    • Mohawk Gardens [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohawk Gardens
      • Mohawk Gardens [Oneida County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Marcy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mohawk Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohawk Gardens

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 Marcy. 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 ...
    • 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).
      • Canastota is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Basilio<4>
    • 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).
      • Rome is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter R. Brooks<4>
    • Edward D. 'Eddie' Burke     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1890/04/19:1897/09/19)
    • Ovid Butler     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Augusta (NY) on February 7, 1801 (a Saturday) and died in Indianapolis (IN) on July 12, 1881 (a Tueday) at the age of 80. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Augusta is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ovid Butler<4>
    • Asa Gray     (Botanist)
      • Botanist. He was born in Sauquoit (NY) on November 18, 1810 (a Sunday) and died in Cambridge (MA) on January 30, 1888 (a Monday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Sauquoit is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Asa Gray<4>
    • Stuart Nathaniel Lake     (Author)
    • Tompkins Harrison Matteson     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Peterboro (NY) on May 9, 1813 (a Sunday) and died in Sherburne (NY) on February 2, 1884 (a Saturday) at the age of 70.
      • Peterboro is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Marcy.
      • Sherburne is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tompkins Harrison Matteson<4>
    • David John 'Dave' McKeough     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1890/04/22:1891/06/12)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1890/04/22:1891/06/12. He was born in Utica (NY) on December 1, 1863 (a Tueday) and died in Utica (NY) on July 11, 1901 (a Thursday) at the age of 37. He is buried at St. Agnes Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Utica is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Marcy.
      • Utica is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Marcy.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David John 'Dave' McKeough<4>
    • Justin Strzelczyk     (Professional football)
    • Harold George 'Hal' White     (Major League Baseball)
    • Frances E. Willard     (Social reformer)
    • Lewis De Witt 'Snake' Wiltse     (Major League Baseball)
    • Harold Bell Wright     (Author)

How Far From Marcy to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Utica, which is the Seat of Oneida County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 83 miles [133.6 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Marcy to Albany, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 309 miles [497.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 18 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,646 miles [9,086.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,364 miles [10,241.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,240 miles [6,823.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Oneida County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marcy) 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 Marcy. 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 MarcyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marcy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1723, Longitude: -75.2643       In this case, the coordinates for Marcy 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 Marcy 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 306.433 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.469 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.115 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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