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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 Cornwall Center, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cornwall Center 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 Cornwall Center:
    • 40.277315, -76.413017
    • 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 Cornwall Center
  • 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 Cornwall Center ...

We have found one communities that share the name Cornwall Center.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Cornwall Center is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there is another community also named Cornwall Center in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Connecticut
      • Litchfield County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Connecticut community of Cornwall Center [Litchfield County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cornwall Center ...

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.

  • Anthracite [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthracite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthracite
    • Anthracite [Lebanon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Cornwall Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthracite
  • Buffalo Springs [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Springs
    • Buffalo Springs [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Cornwall Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Springs
  • Cornwall [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall
    • Cornwall [Lebanon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornwall<4>
  • Cornwall Furnace [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall Furnace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall Furnace
    • Cornwall Furnace [Lebanon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Cornwall Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall Furnace
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Cornwall Junction [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall Junction
      • Cornwall Junction [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall Junction
    • Edisonville [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edisonville
      • Edisonville [Lebanon County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edisonville
    • Hebron [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
      • Hebron [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
    • Johnstown [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
      • Johnstown [Lebanon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Miners Village [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miners Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miners Village
      • Miners Village [Lebanon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miners Village
    • Moonstown [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moonstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moonstown
      • Moonstown [Lebanon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moonstown
    • Mount Hope [Lancaster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Lancaster County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Pansy Hill [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pansy Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pansy Hill
      • Pansy Hill [Lebanon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pansy Hill
    • Pleasant Hill [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Poplar Grove [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Grove
      • Poplar Grove [Lancaster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Grove
    • Quentin [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quentin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quentin
      • Quentin [Lebanon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quentin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quentin<4>
    • Sand Hill [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Lebanon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Timber Hills [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Hills
      • Timber Hills [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Cornwall Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Hills

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 Cornwall Center. 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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    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Coit Albertson<5>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Althouse<5>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Bradley<5>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lydia Bruce<5>
    • James Buchanan     (15th President of the US (1857 - 1861))
      • 15th President of the US (1857 - 1861). He was born in Cove Gap (Pennsylvania) on Saturday April 23, 1791 and died in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Monday June 1, 1868 at the age of 77. He is buried at Woodward Hill Cemetery (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lancaster is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Buchanan<5>
    • Samuel Byrem 'Red' Crane     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) on Thursday September 13, 1894 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday November 12, 1955 at the age of 61. He is buried at Hillside Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Harrisburg is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Byrem 'Red' Crane<5>
    • Sheila Darcy     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in York (Pennsylvania) on Saturday August 8, 1914 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday February 27, 2004 at the age of 89. She is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • York is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sheila Darcy<5>
    • G. Alan Dawson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Marietta (Pennsylvania) on Sunday July 14, 1929 and died in Lexington (Massachusetts) on Friday February 23, 1996 at the age of 66. He is buried at Forest Hills Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Marietta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: G. Alan Dawson<5>
    • Charles Demuth     (Painter)
      • Painter. He was born in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Thursday November 8, 1883 and died in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 24, 1935 at the age of 51. He is buried at Lancaster Cemetery (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lancaster is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Lancaster is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Demuth<5>
    • Jacob Eichholtz     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Saturday November 2, 1776 and died in Lancaster (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 10, 1842 at the age of 65. He is buried at Woodward Hill Cemetery (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lancaster is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Lancaster is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jacob Eichholtz<5>
    • Richard E. 'Dick' Gernet     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Friday September 28, 1928 and died in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at the age of 89. He is buried at Alsace Lutheran Church Cemetery (Berks County, Pennsylvania).
      • Reading is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cornwall Center.
      • Reading is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard E. 'Dick' Gernet<5>
    • Henry Luther 'Hinkey' Haines     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Red Lion (Pennsylvania) on Friday December 23, 1898 and died in Sharon Hill (Pennsylvania) on Tueday January 9, 1979 at the age of 80. He is buried at Middletown Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Red Lion is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry Luther 'Hinkey' Haines<5>
    • Hinkey Haines     (Major League Baseball, professional football)
      • Major League Baseball, professional football. He was born in Red Lion (Pennsylvania) on Friday December 23, 1898 and died in Sharon Hill (Pennsylvania) on Tueday January 9, 1979 at the age of 80. He is buried at Middletown Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Red Lion is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Cornwall Center.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hinkey Haines<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lebanon, which is the Seat of Lebanon County and lies just to the North.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west (W). If you could walk a straight line from Cornwall Center to Harrisburg, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 100 miles [160.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,813 miles [9,355.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,522 miles [10,496.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,398 miles [7,077.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Lebanon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lebanon County: www.lebcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Cornwall Center could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<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>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- Cornwall Center) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cornwall Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2773, Longitude: -76.4130       In this case, the coordinates for Cornwall Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Cornwall Center to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.419 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.12 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.898 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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