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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 Coveville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coveville 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 Coveville:
    • 41.212312, -75.267959
    • 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 Coveville
  • 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 Coveville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Coveville.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Coveville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Saratoga County
      • This Coveville is located in Saratoga County and lies 153 miles [246.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Coveville that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coveville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saratoga County community of Coveville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coveville ...

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.

  • Greentown [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greentown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greentown
    • Greentown [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Coveville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greentown<3>
  • Hemlock Grove [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemlock Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemlock Grove
    • Hemlock Grove [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Coveville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemlock Grove
  • Lake in the Clouds [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake in the Clouds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake in the Clouds
    • Lake in the Clouds [Pike County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Coveville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake in the Clouds
  • Mountainhome [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainhome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainhome
    • Mountainhome [Monroe County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Coveville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainhome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainhome<3>
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    • Mushroom Farms [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mushroom Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mushroom Farms
      • Mushroom Farms [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mushroom Farms
    • Panther [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panther have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther
      • Panther [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther
    • Paradise Crossing [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Crossing
      • Paradise Crossing [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Crossing
    • Paradise Valley [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Valley
      • Paradise Valley [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Valley
    • Promised Land [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Promised Land have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Promised Land
      • Promised Land [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Promised Land
    • Sky View Lake [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky View Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky View Lake
      • Sky View Lake [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky View Lake
    • Skytop [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skytop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skytop
      • Skytop [Monroe County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skytop
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skytop<3>
    • Snow Hill Falls [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill Falls
      • Snow Hill Falls [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill Falls
    • Spruce Hill [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Hill
      • Spruce Hill [Monroe County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Coveville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Hill

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 Coveville. 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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    • Thomas Everett 'Tom' Burns     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Honesdale (Pennsylvania) on Monday March 30, 1857 and died in Jersey City (New Jersey) on Wednesday March 19, 1902 at the age of 45. He is buried at St. Michaels Cemetery (Hampden County, Massachusetts).
      • Honesdale is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the north of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Everett 'Tom' Burns<4>
    • William Chauvenet     (Mathematician, professor)
      • Mathematician, professor. He was born in Milford (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday May 24, 1820 and died in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Tueday December 13, 1870 at the age of 50. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Milford is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Chauvenet<4>
    • Hugh Jennings     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittston (Pennsylvania) on Friday April 2, 1869 and died in Scranton (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 1, 1928 at the age of 58.
      • Pittston is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Coveville.
      • Scranton is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hugh Jennings<4>
    • Marion Lorne     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in West Pittston (Pennsylvania) on Sunday August 12, 1883 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday May 9, 1968 at the age of 84. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • West Pittston is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marion Lorne<4>
    • Charles Emmett Mack     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Scranton (Pennsylvania) on Sunday November 25, 1900 and died in Riverside (California) on Thursday March 17, 1927 at the age of 26. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Scranton is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Emmett Mack<4>
    • John Albert Macy     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Detroit (Michigan) on Tueday April 10, 1877 and died in Stroudsburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 26, 1932 at the age of 55. He is buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Stroudsburg is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Albert Macy<4>
    • Robert W. Repass     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in West Pittston (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 6, 1917 and died in Wethersfield (Connecticut) on Monday January 16, 2006 at the age of 88. He is buried at Rose Hill Memorial Park (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • West Pittston is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert W. Repass<4>
    • Peter Steele     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Red Hook (New York) on Thursday January 4, 1962 and died in Scranton (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday April 14, 2010 at the age of 48. He is buried at St. Charles RC Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Scranton is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Coveville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Steele<4>

How Far From Coveville to ...

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

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

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    • Stroudsburg, which is the Seat of Monroe County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Coveville to Stroudsburg, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day 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 105 miles [169 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 185 miles [297.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,726 miles [9,215.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,437 miles [10,359.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,313 miles [6,941.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Monroe County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.co.monroe.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 '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- Coveville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coveville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2123, Longitude: -75.2680       In this case, the coordinates for Coveville 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 Coveville 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 306.647 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.394 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.998 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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