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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 Coverdale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coverdale 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 Coverdale:
    • 40.325347, -80.037276
    • 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 Coverdale
  • 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 Coverdale ...

We have found six communities that share the name Coverdale.

There are two communities within Pennsylvania that are also named Coverdale.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these four communities, four are located in the United States and four are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Pennsylvania ...
    • Blair 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 Pennsylvania community of Coverdale [Blair County].
    • Lawrence County
      • This Coverdale is located in Lawrence County and lies 41 miles [66 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Coverdale that is located in Allegheny County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coverdale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Coverdale.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Turner County
      • This Coverdale is located in Turner County and lies 634 miles [1,020.3 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Coverdale that is located in Allegheny County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coverdale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Turner County community of Coverdale.
    • Louisiana
      • Allen Parish
      • This Coverdale is located in Allen Parish and lies 985 miles [1,585.2 km]<2> to the southwest of the Coverdale that is located in Allegheny County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coverdale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allen Parish community of Coverdale.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Coverdale lies 856 miles [1,377.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Coverdale that is located in Allegheny County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coverdale
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Coverdale.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coverdale ...

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.

  • Curry [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curry
    • Curry [Allegheny County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Coverdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curry
  • Experiment [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Experiment have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Experiment
    • Experiment [Allegheny County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Coverdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Experiment
  • Gill Hall [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gill Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gill Hall
    • Gill Hall [Allegheny County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Coverdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gill Hall
  • Hillcrest [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest [Allegheny County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Coverdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Jewell [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell
      • Jewell [Allegheny County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell
    • Library [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Library have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Library
      • Library [Allegheny County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Library
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Library<4>
    • Library Junction [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Library Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Library Junction
      • Library Junction [Washington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Library Junction
    • Longview [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview
      • Longview [Allegheny County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Option [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Option have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Option
      • Option [Allegheny County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Option
    • Piney Fork [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Fork
      • Piney Fork [Allegheny County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Fork
    • Pleasant Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hills
      • Pleasant Hills [Allegheny County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Coverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hills<4>
    • Surgeon Hall [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surgeon Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surgeon Hall
      • Surgeon Hall [Allegheny County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surgeon Hall
    • Turkeyfoot [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turkeyfoot have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkeyfoot
      • Turkeyfoot [Washington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Coverdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkeyfoot

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 Coverdale. 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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    • John Charles Barclay     (Inventor)
      • Inventor. He was born in Greensburg (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 17, 1856 and died in Easton (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 24, 1934 at the age of 78. He is buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Greensburg is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Charles Barclay<5>
    • Billy Barty     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Millsboro (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 25, 1924 and died in Glendale (California) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at the age of 76. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Millsboro is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Barty<5>
    • Earl Thomas Beal     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Donora (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 18, 1924 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday March 22, 2001 at the age of 76. He is buried at Mt. Zion Memorial Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Donora is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Thomas Beal<5>
    • William Dickson Boyce     (Founder of the Boy Scouts of America)
      • Founder of the Boy Scouts of America. He was born in New Texas (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 16, 1858 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday June 11, 1929 at the age of 71. He is buried at Ottawa Ave. Cemetery (La Salle County, Illinois).
      • New Texas is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Dickson Boyce<5>
    • Don Brockett     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Thursday January 30, 1930 and died in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 2, 1995 at the age of 65. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Coverdale.
      • Lawrenceville is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Brockett<5>
    • John Mitchell Brooks     (Civil rights activist)
      • Civil rights activist. He was born in Braddock (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 1, 1917 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday August 8, 1980 at the age of 62. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Braddock is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Mitchell Brooks<5>
    • Caitlin Clarke     (Actress, instructor)
      • Actress, instructor. She was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 3, 1952 and died in Sewickley (Pennsylvania) on Thursday September 9, 2004 at the age of 52. She is buried at Sewickley Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Pittsburgh is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Coverdale.
      • Sewickley is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Caitlin Clarke<5>
    • James 'Buster' Clarkson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Hopkins (South Carolina) on Thursday March 13, 1913 and died in Jeannette (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 18, 1989 at the age of 75. He is buried at Brush Creek Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Jeannette is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Buster' Clarkson<5>
    • Lloyd Colteryahn     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brentwood (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 26, 1931 and died in Dunedin (Florida) on Monday May 2, 2011 at the age of 79. He is buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland).
      • Brentwood is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Colteryahn<5>
    • William Eythe     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Mars (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 7, 1918 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday January 26, 1957 at the age of 38. He is buried at St. Peters Cemetery (Butler County, Pennsylvania).
      • Mars is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the north of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Eythe<5>
    • Stephen Foster     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday July 4, 1826 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday January 13, 1864 at the age of 37. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Foster<5>
    • Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Belle Vernon (Pennsylvania) on Saturday March 9, 1957 and died in Charleroi (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 30, 2002 at the age of 45. He is buried at Belle Vernon Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Belle Vernon is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Coverdale.
      • Charleroi is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath<5>
    • Gary Michael Jeter     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Weirton (West Virginia) on Monday January 24, 1955 and died in Plainsboro (New Jersey) on Wednesday March 9, 2016 at the age of 61.
      • Weirton is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Coverdale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Michael Jeter<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Pittsburgh, which is the Seat of Allegheny County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 166 miles [267.2 km]<2> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Coverdale to Harrisburg, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 187 miles [300.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,960 miles [9,591.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,678 miles [10,747.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,553 miles [7,327.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Allegheny County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/

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 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 Coverdale 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Coverdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coverdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3253, Longitude: -80.0373       In this case, the coordinates for Coverdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<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 Coverdale 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 309.618 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.621 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.485 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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