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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 Crown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Crown 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 Crown:
    • 41.389785, -79.270876
    • 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 Crown
  • 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 Crown ...

We have found eleven communities that share the name Crown.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Crown is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another eleven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Benton County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Crown [Benton County].
    • California
      • Sonoma County
      • This Crown is located in Sonoma County and lies 2,286 miles [3,679 km]<2> to the west of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sonoma County community of Crown.
    • Illinois
      • Saint Clair County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Crown [Saint Clair County].
    • Iowa
      • Decatur County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Crown [Decatur County].
    • Kentucky
      • Letcher County
      • This Crown is located in Letcher County and lies 349 miles [561.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Letcher County community of Crown.
    • Minnesota
      • Isanti County
      • This Crown is located in Isanti County and lies 763 miles [1,227.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Isanti County community of Crown.
    • Missouri
      • Webster County
      • This Crown is located in Webster County and lies 783 miles [1,260.1 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Webster County community of Crown.
    • Texas
      • Atascosa County
      • This Crown is located in Atascosa County and lies 1,389 miles [2,235.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atascosa County community of Crown.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Crown is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,694 miles [2,726.2 km]<2> to the west of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Crown.
    • West Virginia
      • Logan County
      • This Crown is located in Logan County and lies 285 miles [458.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Crown.
      • Monongalia County
      • This Crown is located in Monongalia County and lies 132 miles [212.4 km] to the south southwest of the Crown that is located in Clarion County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monongalia County community of Crown.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Crown ...

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.

  • Cook Tomb [Forest County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cook Tomb have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cook Tomb
    • Cook Tomb [Forest County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Crown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Tomb
  • Cooksburg [Clarion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooksburg
    • Cooksburg [Clarion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Crown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooksburg<5>
  • Gravel Lick [Clarion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Lick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Lick
    • Gravel Lick [Clarion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Crown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Lick
  • Helen Furnace [Clarion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helen Furnace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helen Furnace
    • Helen Furnace [Clarion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Crown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helen Furnace
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Hominy Ridge [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hominy Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hominy Ridge
      • Hominy Ridge [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hominy Ridge
    • Leeper [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeper
      • Leeper [Clarion County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeper<5>
    • Lickingville [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lickingville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lickingville
      • Lickingville [Clarion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lickingville
    • Roses [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roses have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roses
      • Roses [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roses
    • Scotch Hill [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotch Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotch Hill
      • Scotch Hill [Clarion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotch Hill
    • Turkey Ridge [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turkey Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Ridge
      • Turkey Ridge [Clarion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Ridge
    • Wolfs Corners [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolfs Corners
      • Wolfs Corners [Clarion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Crown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolfs Corners

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 Crown. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Donald Foster     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Oil City (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 31, 1889 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday December 23, 1969 at the age of 80. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Oil City is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Crown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Foster<6>
    • William Drapper Harkins     (Scientist)
      • Scientist. He was born in Titusville (Pennsylvania) on Sunday December 28, 1873 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday March 7, 1951 at the age of 77. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Titusville is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Crown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Drapper Harkins<6>
    • Sherwood Robert 'Sherry' Magee     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Clarendon (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 6, 1884 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 13, 1929 at the age of 44. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Clarendon is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Crown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sherwood Robert 'Sherry' Magee<6>
    • Ossee Freeman Schreckengost     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 11, 1875 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday July 9, 1914 at the age of 39. He is buried at Kittanning Cemetery (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania).
      • New Bethlehem is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Crown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ossee Freeman Schreckengost<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Clarion, which is the Seat of Clarion County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Crown to Clarion, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours 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 146 miles [235 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 208 miles [334.7 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,883 miles [9,467.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,603 miles [10,626.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,478 miles [7,206.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Clarion County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clarion County: www.co.clarion.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Crown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Crown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3898, Longitude: -79.2709       In this case, the coordinates for Crown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Crown 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.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Crown to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.083 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.177 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.738 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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