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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 Wellsville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wellsville 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 Wellsville:
    • 42.120714, -77.945733
    • 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 Wellsville
  • 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 Wellsville ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Wellsville.

There is one other community in New York which is also named Wellsville.

Beyond New York, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In New York ...
    • Montgomery County
      • This Wellsville is located in Montgomery County and lies 194 miles [312.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Wellsville.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Fremont County
      • This Wellsville is located in Fremont County and lies 1,486 miles [2,391.5 km]<1> to the west of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fremont County community of Wellsville.
    • Connecticut
      • Litchfield County
      • This Wellsville is located in Litchfield County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km]<1> to the east of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Litchfield County community of Wellsville.
    • Kansas
      • Franklin County
      • This Wellsville is located in Franklin County and lies 929 miles [1,495.1 km]<1> to the west of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Wellsville.
    • Michigan
      • Lenawee County
      • This Wellsville is located in Lenawee County and lies 305 miles [490.8 km]<1> to the west of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenawee County community of Wellsville.
    • Missouri
      • Montgomery County
      • This Wellsville is located in Montgomery County and lies 743 miles [1,195.7 km]<1> to the west of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Wellsville.
    • Ohio
      • Columbiana County
      • This Wellsville is located in Columbiana County and lies 175 miles [281.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbiana County community of Wellsville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • York County
      • This Wellsville is located in York County and lies 151 miles [243 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Wellsville.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This Wellsville is located in Blount County and lies 557 miles [896.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Wellsville.
    • Utah
      • Cache County
      • This Wellsville is located in Cache County and lies 1,736 miles [2,793.8 km]<1> to the west of the Wellsville that is located in Allegany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cache County community of Wellsville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wellsville ...

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.

  • Eleven Mile [Potter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleven Mile
    • Eleven Mile [Potter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Wellsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleven Mile have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleven Mile
  • Elm Valley [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Valley
    • Elm Valley [Allegany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Wellsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Valley
  • Friendship [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Wellsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendship<3>
  • Hallsport [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallsport
    • Hallsport [Allegany County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wellsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallsport
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    • Independence [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Wellsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Irish Settlement [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irish Settlement
      • Irish Settlement [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Wellsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irish Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irish Settlement
    • Knight Creek [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knight Creek
      • Knight Creek [Allegany County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Wellsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knight Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knight Creek
    • Pikeville [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Allegany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Wellsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Richburg [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richburg
      • Richburg [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Wellsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richburg<3>
    • Tip Top [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tip Top
      • Tip Top [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Wellsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tip Top have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tip Top

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 Wellsville. 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 ...
    • Charles Callahan     (Actor, writer)
    • Frank Kelly Freas     (Illustrator)
    • Gabby Hayes     (Actor)
    • Riki Lindhome     (Actress, musician, comedian)
      • Full name: Erika Lindhome
      • Actress, musician, comedian. She was born in Coudersport (PA) on March 5, 1979 (a Monday)
      • Coudersport is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Wellsville.
    • William Muldoon     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Caneadea (NY) on May 25, 1852 (a Tueday) and died in Purchase (NY) on June 3, 1933 (a Saturday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Caneadea is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Wellsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Muldoon<4>
    • Louis Zamperini     (US Prisoner during World War II, Olympic runner, evangelist)
      • US Prisoner during World War II, Olympic runner, evangelist. He was born in Olean (NY) on January 26, 1917 (a Friday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on July 2, 2014 (a Wednesday) at the age of 97. The body was cremated.
      • Olean is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Wellsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis Zamperini<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Belmont, which is the Seat of Allegany County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 216 miles [347.6 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Wellsville to Albany, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 227 miles [365.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,798 miles [9,331 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,518 miles [10,489.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,394 miles [7,071.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wellsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wellsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WellsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1207, Longitude: -77.9457       In this case, the coordinates for Wellsville 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 Wellsville 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 308.205 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.298 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.832 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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