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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 Coopersdale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coopersdale 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 Coopersdale:
    • 40.355629, -78.937248
    • 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 Coopersdale
  • 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 Coopersdale ...

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 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cover Hill
  • Daisytown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisytown
    • Daisytown [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
  • Echo [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Coopersdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
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    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Coopersdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<3>
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Coopersdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Goods Corner [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goods Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goods Corner
      • Goods Corner [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Coopersdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goods Corner
    • Johnstown [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
      • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
      • 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Coopersdale
      • 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 southeast of Coopersdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
    • Parkhill [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkhill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Coopersdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
      • 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 less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Coopersdale
      • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
      • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coopersdale
      • 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 Coopersdale. 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Coopersdale.
      • Windber is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Coopersdale.
      • 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 Coopersdale.
      • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Coopersdale.
      • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Coopersdale.
      • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Coopersdale.
      • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Coopersdale.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Coopersdale.
      • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Coopersdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred Rogers<4>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Steve 'Smokey' Sundra     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Luxor (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 27, 1910 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Sunday March 23, 1952 at the age of 42. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Luxor is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Coopersdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Steve 'Smokey' Sundra<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Coopersdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<4>

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

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

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    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Coopersdale 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 108 miles [173.8 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 142 miles [228.5 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 6,630 miles [10,670 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 ...

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About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coopersdale. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coopersdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coopersdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3556, Longitude: -78.9372       In this case, the coordinates for Coopersdale 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 Coopersdale 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 308.941 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.858 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.981 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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