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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 Troutburg, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Troutburg 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 Troutburg:
    • 43.364503, -77.990016
    • 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 Troutburg
  • 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 Troutburg ...

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.

  • Childs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childs
    • Childs lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Childs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childs
  • Five Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Corners
    • Five Corners lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Corners
  • Harper Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harper Park
    • Harper Park lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harper Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper Park
  • Jones Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Beach
    • Jones Beach lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Beach
  • Kent
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<3>
  • Lighthouse Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lighthouse Beach
    • Lighthouse Beach lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lighthouse Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lighthouse Beach
  • Murray
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
    • Murray lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
  • Point Breeze
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Breeze
    • Point Breeze lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Breeze have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Breeze
  • Redman Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redman Corners
    • Redman Corners lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Troutburg.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redman Corners
  • Rock Ledge Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Ledge Beach
    • Rock Ledge Beach lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Ledge Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Ledge Beach
  • Sandy Harbour Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Harbour Beach
    • Sandy Harbour Beach lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Harbour Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Harbour Beach
  • Toms Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Landing
    • Toms Landing lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Troutburg.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toms Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Landing

How Far From Troutburg to ...

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

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

  • Rochester, which is the Seat of Monroe County, lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Troutburg to Rochester, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 218 miles [350.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 312 miles [502.1 km] to the south (S). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 18 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,747 miles [9,248.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,471 miles [10,414.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,348 miles [6,997.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecounty.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 '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- Troutburg) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troutburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3645, Longitude: -77.9900       In this case, the coordinates for Troutburg 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 Troutburg 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 308.123 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.402 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.332 degrees.




 

 

 

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