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As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Town Line Station, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Town Line Station 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 Town Line Station:
    • 42.901448, -78.578081
    • 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 Town Line Station
  • 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 Town Line Station ...

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.

  • Blossom
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blossom
    • Blossom lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Town Line Station.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blossom
  • Clarence
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<3>
  • Fargo
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fargo
    • Fargo lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo
  • Harris Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Hill
    • Harris Hill lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Town Line Station.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Hill
  • Looneyville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Looneyville
    • Looneyville lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Looneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Looneyville
  • Peters Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peters Corners
    • Peters Corners lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peters Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peters Corners
  • Porterville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porterville
    • Porterville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Town Line Station.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterville
  • Sand Ridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Ridge
    • Sand Ridge lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Ridge
  • Spring Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Brook
    • Spring Brook lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Brook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Brook<3>
  • Spring Brook Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Brook Station
    • Spring Brook Station lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Brook Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Brook Station
  • Town Line
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Line
    • Town Line lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Town Line Station.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Line have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Line
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Line<3>

How Far From Town Line Station 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 Town Line Station to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Buffalo, which is the Seat of Erie County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Town Line Station to Buffalo, 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 244 miles [392.7 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 287 miles [461.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,790 miles [9,318.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,514 miles [10,483.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,390 miles [7,065 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

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- Town Line Station) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Town Line Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9014, Longitude: -78.5781       In this case, the coordinates for Town Line Station 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 Town Line Station 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 308.536 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.795 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.809 degrees.




 

 

 

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