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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 Creekwood Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Creekwood Village 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 Creekwood Village:
    • 40.219500, -75.448600
    • 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 Creekwood Village
  • 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 Creekwood Village ...

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.

  • Chestnut Pointe [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Pointe
    • Chestnut Pointe [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Creekwood Village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Pointe
  • Collegeville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegeville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegeville
    • Collegeville [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Creekwood Village
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,174 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegeville<3>
  • Creamery [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creamery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creamery
    • Creamery [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Creekwood Village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creamery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creamery<3>
  • Delphi [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delphi have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delphi
    • Delphi [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Creekwood Village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphi
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Fox Heath [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Heath have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Heath
      • Fox Heath [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Heath
    • Harmony Towne [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony Towne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Towne
      • Harmony Towne [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Towne
    • Heather View [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heather View have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heather View
      • Heather View [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heather View
    • Limerick [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Limerick have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Limerick
      • Limerick [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Limerick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Limerick<3>
    • Pennypacker Road [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennypacker Road have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennypacker Road
      • Pennypacker Road [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennypacker Road
    • Providence Green [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Green have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Green
      • Providence Green [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Green
    • Providence Knoll [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Knoll have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Knoll
      • Providence Knoll [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Knoll
    • Providence Meadows [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Meadows
      • Providence Meadows [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Meadows
    • Providence Ridge [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Ridge
      • Providence Ridge [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Ridge
    • Sugar Hill Farms [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Hill Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill Farms
      • Sugar Hill Farms [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill Farms
    • Walnut Farms [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Farms
      • Walnut Farms [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Creekwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Farms

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 Creekwood Village. 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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    • Coit Albertson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 14, 1880 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday December 13, 1953 at the age of 73. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Reading is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Coit Albertson<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 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Drexel Hill is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<4>
    • Paul Althouse     (Opera singer)
      • Opera singer. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 2, 1889 and died in New York (New York) on Monday February 15, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Reading is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Althouse<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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<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 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Creekwood Village.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Pennsauken is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles J. Bastian<4>
    • Daniel Boone     (Frontiersman)
      • Frontiersman. He was born in Birdsboro (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 2, 1734 and died in Defiance (Missouri) on Tueday September 26, 1820 at the age of 85. He is buried at Frankfort Cemetery (Franklin County, Kentucky).
      • Birdsboro is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daniel Boone<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).
      • Yeadon is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>
    • Peter Boyle     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Norristown (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 18, 1935 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday December 12, 2006 at the age of 71. He is buried at Green River Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Norristown is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Boyle<4>
    • George Washington Bradley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Saturday July 13, 1850 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 2, 1931 at the age of 81. He is buried at Northwood Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Reading is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Creekwood Village.
      • Philadelphia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Bradley<4>
    • Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Sunday November 5, 1944 and died in Chester (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 6, 2008 at the age of 63. He is buried at Mt. Lawn Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Creekwood Village.
      • Chester is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Creekwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Norristown, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 75 miles [120.7 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Creekwood Village to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 124 miles [199.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,775 miles [9,294 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,482 miles [10,431.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,358 miles [7,013.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Creekwood Village. 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>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.
<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 from Point A (ie- Creekwood Village) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Creekwood Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creekwood Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creekwood Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2195, Longitude: -75.4486       In this case, the coordinates for Creekwood Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Creekwood Village 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 306.848 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.464 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.504 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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