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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 Tiplady, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Tiplady 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 Tiplady:
    • 43.252020, -73.283720
    • 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 Tiplady
  • 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 Tiplady ...

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.

  • Argyle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Tiplady.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<3>
  • Beartown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beartown
    • Beartown lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beartown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beartown
  • Butternut
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butternut
    • Butternut lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut
  • Chiselville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chiselville
    • Chiselville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiselville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chiselville
  • Eagleville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagleville
    • Eagleville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleville
  • Goose Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Island
    • Goose Island lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goose Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Island
  • King Edward Knolls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King Edward Knolls
    • King Edward Knolls lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King Edward Knolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King Edward Knolls
  • Kingsbury
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsbury
    • Kingsbury lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Tiplady.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsbury
  • Lick Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lick Springs
    • Lick Springs lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lick Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lick Springs
  • Raceville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raceville
    • Raceville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raceville
  • Richville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richville
    • Richville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richville
  • Slateville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slateville
    • Slateville lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Tiplady.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slateville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slateville
  • Truthville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truthville
    • Truthville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Tiplady.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truthville

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

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

  • Hudson Falls, which is the Seat of Washington County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Tiplady to Hudson Falls, with an average speed<4> 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 four to five hours.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the south southwest (SSW). 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 about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 358 miles [576.1 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 21 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,561 miles [8,949.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,277 miles [10,101.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,152 miles [6,682 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 '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- Tiplady) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tiplady. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2520, Longitude: -73.2837       In this case, the coordinates for Tiplady 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>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.
<5>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 Tiplady to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.198 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.094 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.145 degrees.




 

 

 

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