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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 Connoquenessing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Connoquenessing 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 Connoquenessing:
    • 40.817009, -80.016170
    • 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 Connoquenessing
  • 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 Connoquenessing ...

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.

  • Evans City [Butler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans City
    • Evans City [Butler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Connoquenessing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,710 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evans City<3>
  • Greenwood Village [Butler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood Village
    • Greenwood Village [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Connoquenessing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
  • Harmony [Butler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Connoquenessing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<3>
  • Harmony Junction [Butler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Junction
    • Harmony Junction [Butler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Connoquenessing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Junction
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    • Highfield [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highfield
      • Highfield [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Connoquenessing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highfield
    • Meridian [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meridian have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
      • Meridian [Butler County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Connoquenessing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Mount Chestnut [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Chestnut have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Chestnut
      • Mount Chestnut [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Connoquenessing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Chestnut
    • Nixon [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixon
      • Nixon [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Connoquenessing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Petersville [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersville
      • Petersville [Butler County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Connoquenessing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersville
    • Prospect [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect
      • Prospect [Butler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Connoquenessing
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prospect<3>

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 Connoquenessing. 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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    • Charles Wesley Bennett     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Castle (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 21, 1854 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Thursday February 24, 1927 at the age of 72.
      • New Castle is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Wesley Bennett<4>
    • William Dickson Boyce     (Founder of the Boy Scouts of America)
      • Founder of the Boy Scouts of America. He was born in New Texas (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 16, 1858 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday June 11, 1929 at the age of 71. He is buried at Ottawa Ave. Cemetery (La Salle County, Illinois).
      • New Texas is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Dickson Boyce<4>
    • Don Brockett     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Thursday January 30, 1930 and died in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 2, 1995 at the age of 65. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Lawrenceville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Brockett<4>
    • John Mitchell Brooks     (Civil rights activist)
      • Civil rights activist. He was born in Braddock (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 1, 1917 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday August 8, 1980 at the age of 62. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Braddock is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Mitchell Brooks<4>
    • Caitlin Clarke     (Actress, instructor)
      • Actress, instructor. She was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 3, 1952 and died in Sewickley (Pennsylvania) on Thursday September 9, 2004 at the age of 52. She is buried at Sewickley Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Pittsburgh is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Sewickley is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Caitlin Clarke<4>
    • Joseph Stephen 'JS' Cullinan     (Founder of Texaco)
      • Founder of Texaco. He was born in Pulaski (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 31, 1860 and died in Palo Alto (California) on Thursday March 11, 1937 at the age of 76. He is buried at Glenwood Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
      • Pulaski is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Stephen 'JS' Cullinan<4>
    • William Eythe     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Mars (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 7, 1918 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday January 26, 1957 at the age of 38. He is buried at St. Peters Cemetery (Butler County, Pennsylvania).
      • Mars is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Eythe<4>
    • Stephen Foster     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday July 4, 1826 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday January 13, 1864 at the age of 37. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Foster<4>
    • Paul Mitchell 'Mitch' Frerotte     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Laird Crossing (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 30, 1965 and died in Kittanning (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 11, 2008 at the age of 43. He is buried at Kittanning Cemetery (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania).
      • Laird Crossing is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Connoquenessing.
      • Kittanning is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Mitchell 'Mitch' Frerotte<4>
    • Tony Lip     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Beaver Falls (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 30, 1930 and died in Teaneck (New Jersey) on Friday January 4, 2013 at the age of 82. He is buried at Maryrest Cemetery (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Beaver Falls is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Lip<4>
    • Fred McCarren     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Butler (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 12, 1951 and died in Butler (Pennsylvania) on Sunday July 2, 2006 at the age of 55. He is buried at North Side Cemetery (Butler County, Pennsylvania).
      • Butler is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Connoquenessing.
      • Butler is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred McCarren<4>
    • William Paul Pim     (Cartoonist, author)
      • Cartoonist, author. He was born in Freeport (Pennsylvania) on Tueday December 1, 1885 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday July 26, 1950 at the age of 64. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Freeport is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Paul Pim<4>
    • Joseph L. Quest     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in New Castle (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 16, 1852 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday November 14, 1924 at the age of 72. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • New Castle is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Connoquenessing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph L. Quest<4>

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

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

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    • Butler, which is the Seat of Butler County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 168 miles [270.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Connoquenessing to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 206 miles [331.5 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,938 miles [9,556.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,657 miles [10,713.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,533 miles [7,295.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Connoquenessing) 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 Connoquenessing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Connoquenessing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Connoquenessing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8170, Longitude: -80.0162       In this case, the coordinates for Connoquenessing 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 Connoquenessing 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 309.579 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.652 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.295 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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