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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 Cornog, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cornog and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Cornog:
    • 40.076769, -75.754658
    • 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 Cornog
  • 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 Cornog ...

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.

  • Cedar Knoll [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Knoll have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Knoll
    • Cedar Knoll [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Cornog
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Knoll
  • Corner Ketch [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corner Ketch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corner Ketch
    • Corner Ketch [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Cornog
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corner Ketch
  • Eagle [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle
    • Eagle [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Cornog
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
  • Fisherville [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisherville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisherville
    • Fisherville [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Cornog
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisherville
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    • Gallagherville [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallagherville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallagherville
      • Gallagherville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallagherville
    • Icedale [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Icedale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Icedale
      • Icedale [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Icedale
    • Lewis Mills [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewis Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewis Mills
      • Lewis Mills [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis Mills
    • Lionville [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lionville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lionville
      • Lionville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lionville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lionville<3>
    • Little Washington [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Washington
      • Little Washington [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Washington
    • Ludwigs Corner [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludwigs Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludwigs Corner
      • Ludwigs Corner [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludwigs Corner
    • Rockville [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Cornog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville

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 Cornog. 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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    • David Hayes Agnew     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Christiana (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 24, 1818 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 22, 1892 at the age of 73. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Christiana is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Cornog.
      • Philadelphia is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Hayes Agnew<4>
    • Coit Albertson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 14, 1880 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday December 13, 1953 at the age of 73. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Reading is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Coit Albertson<4>
    • Lloyd Alexander     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Drexel Hill (Pennsylvania) on Thursday May 17, 2007 at the age of 83. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Drexel Hill is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<4>
    • Paul Althouse     (Opera singer)
      • Opera singer. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 2, 1889 and died in New York (New York) on Monday February 15, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Reading is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Althouse<4>
    • William Law Anderson     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in North Berwick (Scotland) on Tueday October 21, 1879 and died in Chestnut Hill (Pennsylvania) on Tueday October 25, 1910 at the age of 31. He is buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Chestnut Hill is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Bala-Cynwyd (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 15, 1892 and died in Toul (France) on Saturday December 21, 1918 at the age of 26. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Bala-Cynwyd is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker<4>
    • Samuel Barber     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in West Chester (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 9, 1910 and died in New York (New York) on Friday January 23, 1981 at the age of 70. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • West Chester is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Barber<4>
    • Daniel Boone     (Frontiersman)
      • Frontiersman. He was born in Birdsboro (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 2, 1734 and died in Defiance (Missouri) on Tueday September 26, 1820 at the age of 85. He is buried at Frankfort Cemetery (Franklin County, Kentucky).
      • Birdsboro is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daniel Boone<4>
    • Joseph Emley Borden     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Jacobstown (New Jersey) on Tueday May 9, 1854 and died in Yeadon (Pennsylvania) on Monday October 14, 1929 at the age of 75. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Yeadon is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>
    • Peter Boyle     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Norristown (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 18, 1935 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday December 12, 2006 at the age of 71. He is buried at Green River Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Norristown is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Boyle<4>
    • George Washington Bradley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Saturday July 13, 1850 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 2, 1931 at the age of 81. He is buried at Northwood Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Reading is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Cornog.
      • Philadelphia is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Bradley<4>
    • Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Sunday November 5, 1944 and died in Chester (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 6, 2008 at the age of 63. He is buried at Mt. Lawn Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Cornog.
      • Chester is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.<4>
    • Lydia Bruce     (Actress, dancer)
      • Actress, dancer. She was born in Detroit (Michigan) on Thursday January 8, 1931 and died in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday May 7, 2008 at the age of 77. She is buried at Pine Grove Cemetery (Strafford County, New Hampshire).
      • Lancaster is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Cornog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lydia Bruce<4>

How Far From Cornog to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • West Chester, which is the Seat of Chester County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Cornog to West Chester, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 61 miles [98.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 106 miles [170.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,794 miles [9,324.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,501 miles [10,462.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,377 miles [7,044.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cornog) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cornog. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0768, Longitude: -75.7547       In this case, the coordinates for Cornog 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 Cornog 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 307.043 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.662 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.696 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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