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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 Conemaugh, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Conemaugh 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 Conemaugh:
    • 40.326741, -78.908080
    • 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 Conemaugh
  • 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 Conemaugh ...

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.

  • Cover Hill [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cover Hill
    • Cover Hill [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Conemaugh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cover Hill
  • Daisytown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisytown
    • Daisytown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Conemaugh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisytown
  • Dale [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dale
    • Dale [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Conemaugh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
  • Ferndale [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
    • Ferndale [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Conemaugh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<3>
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    • Franklin [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Conemaugh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Johnstown [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
      • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Conemaugh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<3>
    • Lilly [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilly have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilly
      • Lilly [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Conemaugh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilly
    • Minersville [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Conemaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
    • Parkstown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkstown
      • Parkstown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Conemaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkstown
    • Pleasant Hill [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Conemaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Stonycreek [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonycreek have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonycreek
      • Stonycreek [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Conemaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonycreek
    • Walnut Grove [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Conemaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove

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 Conemaugh. 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.

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    • Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings     (Professional basketball)
    • Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday December 15, 1943 and died in Windber (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 8, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Grandview Cemetery (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
      • Johnstown is located Less than 2 miles to the west of Conemaugh.
      • Windber is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<4>
    • Albert Francis Gionfriddo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Dysart (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 8, 1922 and died in Solvang (California) on Friday March 14, 2003 at the age of 81. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Dysart is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<4>
    • Hedda Hopper     (Actress, journalist)
      • Actress, journalist. She was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 2, 1885 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday February 1, 1966 at the age of 80. She is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hedda Hopper<4>
    • Terry McGovern     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 9, 1880 and died in Brooklyn (New York) on Friday February 22, 1918 at the age of 37. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Johnstown is located Less than 2 miles to the west of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<4>
    • Harry David 'Moose' Miller     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Brooklyn (New York) on Saturday July 28, 1923 and died in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday April 18, 2007 at the age of 83. He is buried at St. Vincent Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry David 'Moose' Miller<4>
    • Arnold Palmer     (Golfer)
      • Golfer. He was born in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 10, 1929 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday October 25, 2016 at the age of 87.
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arnold Palmer<4>
    • Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. She was born in Homer City (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 12, 1963 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday May 24, 2001 at the age of 38. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Indiana County, Pennsylvania).
      • Homer City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson<4>
    • Fred Rogers     (Educator, TV Host)
      • Educator, TV Host. He was born in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 20, 1928 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Thursday February 27, 2003 at the age of 74. He is buried at Unity Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred Rogers<4>
    • George 'Germany' Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 21, 1863 and died in Altoona (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 1, 1927 at the age of 64. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Altoona is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Germany' Smith<4>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Dr. Daniel Hale Williams     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 18, 1856 and died in Idlewild (Michigan) on Tueday August 4, 1931 at the age of 75. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Conemaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<4>

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

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

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    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Conemaugh to Ebensburg, with an average speed<5> 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.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 106 miles [170.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 140 miles [225.3 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,914 miles [9,517.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,629 miles [10,668.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,505 miles [7,250.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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- Conemaugh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Conemaugh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3267, Longitude: -78.9081       In this case, the coordinates for Conemaugh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Conemaugh 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 308.925 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.835 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.979 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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