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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 Coventry House, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coventry House 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 Coventry House:
    • 40.061400, -75.124300
    • 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 Coventry House
  • 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 Coventry House ...

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.

  • Branchtown [Philadelphia County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchtown
    • Branchtown [Philadelphia County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Coventry House
  • Cedar Grove [Philadelphia County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
    • Cedar Grove [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
  • Cedarbrook [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarbrook
    • Cedarbrook [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Coventry House
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarbrook
  • Crescentville [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescentville
    • Crescentville [Philadelphia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Coventry House
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescentville
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Fern Rock [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fern Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fern Rock
      • Fern Rock [Philadelphia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fern Rock
    • Fern Rock Station [Philadelphia County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fern Rock Station
      • Fern Rock Station [Philadelphia County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Coventry House
    • Fishers [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishers
      • Fishers [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishers
    • Fox Chase [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Chase
      • Fox Chase [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Chase
    • Jenkintown [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkintown
      • Jenkintown [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Coventry House
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,420 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkintown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkintown<3>
    • Kennedy House [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy House have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy House
      • Kennedy House [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy House
    • Lawn Crest [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawn Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawn Crest
      • Lawn Crest [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawn Crest
    • Lawncrest [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawncrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawncrest
      • Lawncrest [Philadelphia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawncrest
    • Lawndale [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawndale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawndale
      • Lawndale [Philadelphia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawndale
    • Milestown [Philadelphia County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milestown
      • Milestown [Philadelphia County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Coventry House
    • Oak Lane [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Lane
      • Oak Lane [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Lane
    • Oaklane [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oaklane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oaklane
      • Oaklane [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oaklane
    • Rockledge [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockledge
      • Rockledge [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Coventry House
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,530 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockledge<3>
    • Summerdale [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerdale
      • Summerdale [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerdale
    • Volunteertown [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Volunteertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Volunteertown
      • Volunteertown [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Volunteertown
    • Wyoming [Philadelphia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyoming have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Philadelphia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Coventry House
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming

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 Coventry House. 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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    • Jean Acker     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Sunday October 23, 1892 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday August 16, 1978 at the age of 85.
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jean Acker<4>
    • Clifford Adams     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Monday September 8, 1952 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Monday January 12, 2015 at the age of 62. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Mercer County, New Jersey).
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clifford Adams<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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Coventry House.
      • Drexel Hill is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • George Antheil     (Composer, inventor)
      • Composer, inventor. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Sunday July 8, 1900 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday February 12, 1959 at the age of 58.
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Antheil<4>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<4>
    • Joe Auer     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Saturday October 11, 1941 and died in Winter Park (Florida) on Saturday March 9, 2019 at the age of 77. He is buried at Glen Haven Memorial Park (Orange County, Florida).
      • Trenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Auer<4>
    • Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Blackwood (New Jersey) on Sunday April 17, 1864 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 17, 1915 at the age of 50. He is buried at Greenmount Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Blackwood is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Coventry House.
      • Philadelphia is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley<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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Coventry House.
      • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Barber<4>
    • James Barton     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Gloucester City (New Jersey) on Saturday November 1, 1890 and died in Mineola (New York) on Wednesday December 19, 1962 at the age of 72. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Gloucester City is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Barton<4>
    • Charles J. Bastian     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 4, 1860 and died in Pennsauken (New Jersey) on Monday January 18, 1932 at the age of 71. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Coventry House.
      • Pennsauken is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles J. Bastian<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).
      • Jacobstown is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Coventry House.
      • Yeadon is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Coventry House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Norristown, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Coventry House to Norristown, 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 93 miles [149.7 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 129 miles [207.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,768 miles [9,282.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,473 miles [10,417.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,350 miles [7,000.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coventry House) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coventry House. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0614, Longitude: -75.1243       In this case, the coordinates for Coventry House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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 Coventry House 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 306.67 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.237 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.431 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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