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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 Cottage Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cottage Hill 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 Cottage Hill:
    • 41.010343, -79.347263
    • 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 Cottage Hill
  • 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 Cottage Hill ...

We have found eleven communities that share the name Cottage Hill.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Cottage Hill is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another eleven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Jefferson County and lies 667 miles [1,073.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Cottage Hill.
      • Mobile County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Mobile County and lies 867 miles [1,395.3 km] to the southwest of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mobile County community of Cottage Hill.
      • Saint Clair County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Cottage Hill [Saint Clair County].
    • Arkansas
      • Benton County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Cottage Hill [Benton County].
    • Florida
      • Escambia County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Escambia County and lies 843 miles [1,356.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Cottage Hill.
    • Illinois
      • Putnam County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Cottage Hill [Putnam County].
    • Indiana
      • Clay County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Clay County and lies 423 miles [680.8 km]<1> to the west of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Cottage Hill.
    • Iowa
      • Dubuque County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Dubuque County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dubuque County community of Cottage Hill.
    • Kansas
      • Marshall County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Marshall County and lies 920 miles [1,480.6 km]<1> to the west of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Cottage Hill.
    • Massachusetts
      • Suffolk County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Suffolk County and lies 441 miles [709.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Cottage Hill.
    • Ohio
      • Muskingum County
      • This Cottage Hill is located in Muskingum County and lies 164 miles [263.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Cottage Hill that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of Cottage Hill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cottage Hill ...

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.

  • Climax [Armstrong County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
    • Climax [Armstrong County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Cottage Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Climax
  • Deanville [Armstrong County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deanville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deanville
    • Deanville [Armstrong County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Cottage Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deanville
  • Distant [Armstrong County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Distant have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Distant
    • Distant [Armstrong County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Cottage Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Distant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Distant<5>
  • Frostburg [Clarion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frostburg
    • Frostburg [Clarion County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cottage Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Mayport [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayport have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayport
      • Mayport [Clarion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Cottage Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayport<5>
    • Rockville [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Clarion County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Cottage Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Spaces Corners [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spaces Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spaces Corners
      • Spaces Corners [Clarion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Cottage Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spaces Corners
    • Squirrel Hill [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Squirrel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Squirrel Hill
      • Squirrel Hill [Clarion County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cottage Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Squirrel Hill
    • Wildcat [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildcat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildcat
      • Wildcat [Clarion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Cottage Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildcat

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 Cottage Hill. 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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    • Nellie Bly     (Journalist)
      • Journalist. She was born in Cochrans Mills (Pennsylvania) on Thursday May 5, 1864 and died in Bronx (New York) on Friday January 27, 1922 at the age of 57. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Cochrans Mills is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nellie Bly<6>
    • Doug Buffone     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Yatesboro (Pennsylvania) on Tueday June 27, 1944 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday April 20, 2015 at the age of 70. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois).
      • Yatesboro is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Doug Buffone<6>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Cottage Hill.
      • Kittanning is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Mitchell 'Mitch' Frerotte<6>
    • Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Renovo (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 29, 1910 and died in Punxsutawney (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday October 5, 1994 at the age of 84. He is buried at Morningside Cemetery (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania).
      • Punxsutawney is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble<6>
    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Paul Pim<6>
    • Ossee Freeman Schreckengost     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 11, 1875 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday July 9, 1914 at the age of 39. He is buried at Kittanning Cemetery (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania).
      • New Bethlehem is located Less than 2 miles to the southeast of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ossee Freeman Schreckengost<6>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Joe Stydahar     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Kaylor (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 17, 1912 and died in Beckley (West Virginia) on Wednesday March 23, 1977 at the age of 65.
      • Kaylor is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Cottage Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Stydahar<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Clarion, which is the Seat of Clarion County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Cottage Hill to Clarion, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours 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 138 miles [222.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 190 miles [305.8 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,902 miles [9,498.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,621 miles [10,655.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,497 miles [7,237.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clarion County: www.co.clarion.pa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cottage Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottage Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0103, Longitude: -79.3473       In this case, the coordinates for Cottage Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Cottage Hill 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.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cottage Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Cottage Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.154 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.20 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.918 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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