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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 Creslo, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Creslo 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 Creslo:
    • 40.333131, -78.759187
    • 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 Creslo
  • 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 Creslo ...

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.

  • Beaverdale [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdale
    • Beaverdale [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Creslo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverdale
  • Cassandra [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cassandra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cassandra
    • Cassandra [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Creslo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cassandra
  • Cover Hill [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cover Hill
    • Cover Hill [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Creslo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cover Hill
  • Echo [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Creslo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
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    • Elton [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elton
      • Elton [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elton<3>
    • Fiddlers Green [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fiddlers Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fiddlers Green
      • Fiddlers Green [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fiddlers Green
    • Fishertown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishertown
      • Fishertown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishertown
    • Franklin [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Creslo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Goods Corner [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goods Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goods Corner
      • Goods Corner [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goods Corner
    • Miller Shaft [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miller Shaft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miller Shaft
      • Miller Shaft [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miller Shaft
    • Mineral Point [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
      • Mineral Point [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
    • New Germany [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Germany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Germany
      • New Germany [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Germany
    • Parkhill [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Parkstown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkstown
      • Parkstown [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkstown
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Creslo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<3>
    • Puritan [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puritan
      • Puritan [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puritan
    • Redbird [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redbird have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redbird
      • Redbird [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redbird
    • Rockville [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Creslo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Summerhill [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerhill
      • Summerhill [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Creslo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerhill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerhill<3>

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 Creslo. 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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    • Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings     (Professional basketball)
    • Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday December 15, 1943 and died in Windber (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 8, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Grandview Cemetery (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
      • Johnstown is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Creslo.
      • Windber is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<4>
    • Albert Francis Gionfriddo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Dysart (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 8, 1922 and died in Solvang (California) on Friday March 14, 2003 at the age of 81. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Dysart is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<4>
    • Hedda Hopper     (Actress, journalist)
      • Actress, journalist. She was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 2, 1885 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday February 1, 1966 at the age of 80. She is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hedda Hopper<4>
    • Terry McGovern     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 9, 1880 and died in Brooklyn (New York) on Friday February 22, 1918 at the age of 37. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Johnstown is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<4>
    • Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. She was born in Homer City (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 12, 1963 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday May 24, 2001 at the age of 38. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Indiana County, Pennsylvania).
      • Homer City is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson<4>
    • George 'Germany' Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 21, 1863 and died in Altoona (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 1, 1927 at the age of 64. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Altoona is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Germany' Smith<4>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Dr. Daniel Hale Williams     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 18, 1856 and died in Idlewild (Michigan) on Tueday August 4, 1931 at the age of 75. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Creslo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Creslo to Ebensburg, 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 98 miles [157.7 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 134 miles [215.7 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,908 miles [9,508 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,623 miles [10,658.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,498 miles [7,238.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.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 '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- Creslo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creslo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3331, Longitude: -78.7592       In this case, the coordinates for Creslo 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 Creslo 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 308.834 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.732 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.91 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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