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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 Custards, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Custards 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 Custards:
    • 41.530331, -80.159228
    • 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 Custards
  • 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 Custards ...

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.

  • Dennys Corners [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennys Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennys Corners
    • Dennys Corners [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Custards
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennys Corners
  • Five Points [Mercer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Mercer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Custards
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
  • Fountain House Corners [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain House Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain House Corners
    • Fountain House Corners [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Custards
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain House Corners
  • Fredericksburg [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericksburg
    • Fredericksburg [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Custards
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Frenchtown [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchtown
      • Frenchtown [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchtown
    • Geneva [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Crawford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Guys Mills [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guys Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guys Mills
      • Guys Mills [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guys Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guys Mills<3>
    • Hartstown [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartstown
      • Hartstown [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartstown
    • Leechs Corners [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leechs Corners
      • Leechs Corners [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leechs Corners
    • Meadville [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Custards
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<3>
    • Mount Hope [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Porters Corners [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porters Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters Corners
      • Porters Corners [Crawford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porters Corners
    • Stony Point [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Point have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Point
      • Stony Point [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Custards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Point

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 Custards. 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Custards.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Foster<4>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Custards.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Drapper Harkins<4>
    • Ty Longley     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Sharon (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 4, 1971 and died in West Warwick (Rhode Island) on Thursday February 20, 2003 at the age of 31.
      • Sharon is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Custards.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ty Longley<4>
    • Terry 'Cotton Top' Turner     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Sandy Lake (Pennsylvania) on Monday February 28, 1881 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Monday July 18, 1960 at the age of 79. He is buried at Knollwood Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Sandy Lake is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Custards.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry 'Cotton Top' Turner<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Meadville, which is the Seat of Crawford County and lies just to the North.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 191 miles [307.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Custards to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 245 miles [394.3 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,912 miles [9,514.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,635 miles [10,678 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,510 miles [7,258.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Crawford County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Crawford County: www.co.crawford.pa.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Custards. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5303, Longitude: -80.1592       In this case, the coordinates for Custards 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 Custards 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 309.628 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.817 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.095 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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