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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 Tompkins Corners, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Tompkins Corners 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 Tompkins Corners:
    • 41.399084, -73.802208
    • 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 Tompkins Corners
  • 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 Tompkins Corners ...

We have found two communities that share the name Tompkins Corners.

There are two communities within New York that are also named Tompkins Corners.

Beyond New York.

  • Communities Located In New York ...
    • Chemung County
      • This Tompkins Corners is located in Chemung County and lies 168 miles [270.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Tompkins Corners that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins Corners
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chemung County community of Tompkins Corners.
    • Westchester County
      • This Tompkins Corners is located in Westchester County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of the Tompkins Corners that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins Corners
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westchester County community of Tompkins Corners.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tompkins Corners ...

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.

  • Bullet Hole
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullet Hole
    • Bullet Hole lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullet Hole have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullet Hole
  • Continental Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental Village
    • Continental Village lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Continental Village
  • Crafts
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crafts
    • Crafts lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crafts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crafts
  • Dennytown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennytown
    • Dennytown lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennytown
  • Gilbert Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert Corners
    • Gilbert Corners lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert Corners
  • Granite Springs
  • Heritage Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Hills
    • Heritage Hills lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Hills
  • Kent Cliffs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent Cliffs
    • Kent Cliffs lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent Cliffs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent Cliffs
  • Lake Mohegan
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mohegan
    • Lake Mohegan lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Tompkins Corners.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mohegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mohegan
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    • Lake Peekskill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Peekskill
      • Lake Peekskill lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Peekskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Peekskill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Peekskill<3>
    • Lincolndale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolndale
      • Lincolndale lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolndale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolndale<3>
    • Meads Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meads Corners
      • Meads Corners lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meads Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meads Corners
    • Nelson Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson Corners
      • Nelson Corners lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson Corners
    • Stillwater
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stillwater
      • Stillwater lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillwater
    • Sunnybrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook
      • Sunnybrook lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Tompkins Corners.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnybrook

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

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

  • Carmel, which is the Seat of Putnam County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 86 miles [138.4 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Tompkins Corners to Albany, with an average speed<4>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 242 miles [389.5 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,657 miles [9,104.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,366 miles [10,245.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,242 miles [6,826.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.com/

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- Tompkins Corners) 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 Tompkins Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tompkins CornersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tompkins Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3991, Longitude: -73.8022    
<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 Tompkins Corners 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 305.745 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.406 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.263 degrees.




 

 

 

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