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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 Coyle, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coyle and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Coyle:
    • 40.146201, -77.178315
    • 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 Coyle
  • 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 Coyle ...

We have found five communities that share the name Coyle.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Coyle is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • British Columbia
      • This Coyle lies 2,201 miles [3,542.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Coyle that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyle
    • Oklahoma
      • Logan County
      • This Coyle is located in Logan County and lies 1,125 miles [1,810.5 km]<1> to the west of the Coyle that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Coyle.
    • Ontario
      • This Coyle lies 223 miles [358.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Coyle that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyle
    • South Dakota
      • Brule 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 South Dakota community of Coyle [Brule County].
    • Washington
      • Jefferson County
      • This Coyle is located in Jefferson County and lies 2,293 miles [3,690.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Coyle that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Coyle.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coyle ...

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.

  • Allen [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
    • Allen [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Coyle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
  • Boiling Springs [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
    • Boiling Springs [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Coyle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<4>
  • Bonny Brook [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonny Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonny Brook
    • Bonny Brook [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Coyle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonny Brook
  • Churchtown [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Churchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchtown
    • Churchtown [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Coyle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churchtown
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Craighead [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craighead
      • Craighead [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craighead
    • Drytown [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drytown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drytown
      • Drytown [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drytown
    • Elliotts Mill [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elliotts Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elliotts Mill
      • Elliotts Mill [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliotts Mill
    • Hickorytown [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickorytown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickorytown
      • Hickorytown [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickorytown
    • Hunters Run [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Run
      • Hunters Run [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Run
    • Locust Point [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Point
      • Locust Point [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Point
    • Middlesex [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlesex have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlesex
      • Middlesex [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Coyle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlesex

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 Coyle. 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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    • Dr. John Stough Bobbs     (Medical pioneer, state senator)
      • Medical pioneer, state senator. He was born in Green Village (Pennsylvania) on Friday December 22, 1809 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Sunday May 1, 1870 at the age of 60. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Green Village is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. John Stough Bobbs<5>
    • Walter C. 'Walt' Brown     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Springfield (New York) on Saturday December 30, 1911 and died in Carlisle (Pennsylvania) on Sunday July 29, 1951 at the age of 39. He is buried at St. Charles RC Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Carlisle is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter C. 'Walt' Brown<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 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Coyle.
      • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sheila Darcy<5>
    • William Harrison 'Billy' Myers     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Enola (Pennsylvania) on Sunday August 14, 1910 and died in Carlisle (Pennsylvania) on Monday April 10, 1995 at the age of 84.
      • Enola is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Coyle.
      • Carlisle is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Harrison 'Billy' Myers<5>
    • Edward Stewart 'Gettysburg Eddie' Plank     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) on Tueday August 31, 1875 and died in Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 24, 1926 at the age of 50. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Adams County, Pennsylvania).
      • Gettysburg is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Coyle.
      • Gettysburg is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Stewart 'Gettysburg Eddie' Plank<5>
    • Kenneth David 'Ken' Raffensberger     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in York (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 8, 1917 and died in York (Pennsylvania) on Sunday November 10, 2002 at the age of 85. He is buried at Mt. Rose Cemetery (York County, Pennsylvania).
      • York is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Coyle.
      • York is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kenneth David 'Ken' Raffensberger<5>
    • Helen Twelvetrees     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in New York (New York) on Friday December 25, 1908 and died in Middletown (Pennsylvania) on Thursday February 13, 1958 at the age of 49. She is buried at Middletown Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Middletown is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen Twelvetrees<5>
    • Victor Woodrow 'Vic' Wertz     (Major League Baseball)
    • Lewis De Witt 'Snake' Wiltse     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Bouckville (New York) on Tueday December 5, 1871 and died in Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) on Saturday August 25, 1928 at the age of 56. He is buried at Paxtang Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Harrisburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Coyle.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lewis De Witt 'Snake' Wiltse<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Carlisle, which is the Seat of Cumberland County and lies just to the North.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Coyle to Harrisburg, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 86 miles [138.4 km] to the south (S). 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 5 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,850 miles [9,414.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,561 miles [10,558.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,437 miles [7,140.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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- Coyle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coyle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1462, Longitude: -77.1783       In this case, the coordinates for Coyle 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 Coyle 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>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 Coyle 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 307.889 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.631 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.285 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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