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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 Crows Mills, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Crows Mills 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 Crows Mills:
    • 39.927855, -80.505627
    • 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 Crows Mills
  • 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 Crows Mills ...

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.

  • Bryan [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryan
    • Bryan [Greene County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Crows Mills
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryan
  • Crabapple [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crabapple have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crabapple
    • Crabapple [Greene County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Crows Mills
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crabapple
  • Durbin [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durbin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durbin
    • Durbin [Greene County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Crows Mills
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durbin
  • Golden [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden
    • Golden [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Crows Mills
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden
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    • Lone Oak [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Oak
      • Lone Oak [Marshall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Oak
    • Majorsville [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Majorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Majorsville
      • Majorsville [Marshall County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Majorsville
    • Rocklick [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocklick have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocklick
      • Rocklick [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocklick
    • Sand Hill [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Marshall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Wind Ridge [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wind Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wind Ridge
      • Wind Ridge [Greene County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wind Ridge
    • Wolf Run [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Run have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Run
      • Wolf Run [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Crows Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Run

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 Crows Mills. 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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    • Billy Barty     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Millsboro (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 25, 1924 and died in Glendale (California) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at the age of 76. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Millsboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Barty<3>
    • Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday December 4, 1868 and died in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Wednesday May 27, 1953 at the age of 84. He is buried at Saint John's Cemetery (Worcester County, Massachusetts).
      • Wheeling is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett<3>
    • William Russell 'Russ' Craft     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in McEwen (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 15, 1919 and died in Wellsburg (West Virginia) on Monday January 12, 2009 at the age of 89. He is buried at Franklin Cemetery (Brooke County, West Virginia).
      • Wellsburg is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Russell 'Russ' Craft<3>
    • Henrietta Crosman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday September 2, 1861 and died in Pelham Manor (New York) on Tueday October 31, 1944 at the age of 83. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Wheeling is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henrietta Crosman<3>
    • Joseph Francis 'Joe' Fortunato, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Gene 'Augie' Freese     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday January 8, 1934 and died in Metairie (Louisiana) on Tueday June 18, 2013 at the age of 79. He is buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • Wheeling is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gene 'Augie' Freese<3>
    • Alex John Groza     (Professional basketball, Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Professional basketball, Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Martins Ferry (Ohio) on Thursday October 7, 1926 and died in San Diego (California) on Saturday January 21, 1995 at the age of 68. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Martins Ferry is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alex John Groza<3>
    • Ronald 'Ron' Lancaster     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Fairchance (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 14, 1938 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Thursday September 18, 2008 at the age of 69.
      • Fairchance is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronald 'Ron' Lancaster<3>
    • John Joseph 'Johnny' Lipon     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Martins Ferry (Ohio) on Friday November 10, 1922 and died in Houston (Texas) on Monday August 17, 1998 at the age of 75. He is buried at Memorial Oaks Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
      • Martins Ferry is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Johnny' Lipon<3>
    • Robert 'Bob' Malloy     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Canonsburg (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 28, 1918 and died in Cincinnati (Ohio) on Tueday February 20, 2007 at the age of 88. He is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Hamilton County, Ohio).
      • Canonsburg is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bob' Malloy<3>
    • William Holmes McGuffey     (Author, educator)
      • Author, educator. He was born in Claysville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday September 23, 1800 and died in Charlottesville (Virginia) on Sunday May 4, 1873 at the age of 72.
      • Claysville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Holmes McGuffey<3>
    • Joe Muranyi     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Martins Ferry (Ohio) on Saturday January 14, 1928 and died in New York (New York) on Friday April 20, 2012 at the age of 84. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Martins Ferry is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Muranyi<3>
    • Eleanor Steber     (Opera singer)
      • Opera singer. She was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday July 17, 1914 and died on Wednesday October 3, 1990 at the age of 76. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Ohio County, West Virginia).
      • Wheeling is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Crows Mills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eleanor Steber<3>

How Far From Crows Mills to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Crows Mills to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Waynesburg, which is the Seat of Greene County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Crows Mills to Waynesburg, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of 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.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 192 miles [309 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 198 miles [318.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,997 miles [9,651.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,714 miles [10,805.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,589 miles [7,385.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Greene County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greene County: www.county.greenepa.net/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crows Mills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crows Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9279, Longitude: -80.5056       In this case, the coordinates for Crows Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Crows Mills to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.924 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.909 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.837 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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