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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 Crestwyck, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Crestwyck 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 Crestwyck:
    • 40.105108, -75.391297
    • 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 Crestwyck
  • 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 Crestwyck ...

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.

  • Audubon [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Audubon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Audubon
    • Audubon [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Crestwyck
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Audubon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Audubon<3>
  • Candlebrook [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candlebrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Candlebrook
    • Candlebrook [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Crestwyck
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candlebrook
  • Cannon Run [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Run have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Run
    • Cannon Run [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Crestwyck
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Run
  • Cinnamon Hill [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cinnamon Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cinnamon Hill
    • Cinnamon Hill [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Crestwyck
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cinnamon Hill
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    • Colonial Village [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Village
      • Colonial Village [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Village
    • Colony Arms [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colony Arms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colony Arms
      • Colony Arms [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colony Arms
    • Continental Arms [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental Arms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental Arms
      • Continental Arms [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Continental Arms
    • Crooked Lane Crossing [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooked Lane Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooked Lane Crossing
      • Crooked Lane Crossing [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooked Lane Crossing
    • Glen Hardie [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Hardie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Hardie
      • Glen Hardie [Chester County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Hardie
    • Hughes Park [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes Park
      • Hughes Park [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes Park
    • King-of-Prussia [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King-of-Prussia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King-of-Prussia
      • King-of-Prussia [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King-of-Prussia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King-of-Prussia<3>
    • Mews at Valley Forge [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mews at Valley Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mews at Valley Forge
      • Mews at Valley Forge [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mews at Valley Forge
    • Prussian Woods [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prussian Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prussian Woods
      • Prussian Woods [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prussian Woods
    • Sunnyside Farms [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyside Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside Farms
      • Sunnyside Farms [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside Farms
    • Sweet Briar [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Briar have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Briar
      • Sweet Briar [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Briar
    • Town Court [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Court have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Court
      • Town Court [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Crestwyck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Court

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 Crestwyck. 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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    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Drexel Hill is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Blackwood (New Jersey) on Sunday April 17, 1864 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 17, 1915 at the age of 50. He is buried at Greenmount Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Blackwood is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley<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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Crestwyck.
      • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Pennsauken is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Crestwyck.
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Boyle<4>
    • Carroll William Brown     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Woodbury (New Jersey) on Wednesday February 2, 1887 and died in Burlington (New Jersey) on Tueday February 8, 1977 at the age of 90. He is buried at Laurel Memorial Park (Atlantic County, New Jersey).
      • Woodbury is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Burlington is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carroll William Brown<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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Crestwyck.
      • Chester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.<4>
    • William Havon 'Bill' Bruton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lisman (Alabama) on Tueday December 22, 1925 and died in Marshallton (Delaware) on Tueday December 5, 1995 at the age of 70. He is buried at Gracelawn Memorial Park (New Castle County, Delaware).
      • Marshallton is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Crestwyck.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Havon 'Bill' Bruton<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Norristown, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 79 miles [127.1 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Crestwyck 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 120 miles [193.1 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 5,777 miles [9,297.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,484 miles [10,435 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,360 miles [7,016.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crestwyck. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crestwyck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crestwyck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1051, Longitude: -75.3913       In this case, the coordinates for Crestwyck 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 Crestwyck 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 306.825 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.419 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.527 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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