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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 Cyclone, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cyclone 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 Cyclone:
    • 41.832285, -78.585858
    • 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 Cyclone
  • 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 Cyclone ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Cyclone.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Cyclone is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Screven County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Cyclone [Screven County].
    • Indiana
      • Clinton County
      • This Cyclone is located in Clinton County and lies 423 miles [680.8 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Cyclone.
    • Kentucky
      • Metcalfe County
      • This Cyclone is located in Metcalfe County and lies 511 miles [822.4 km]<2> to the southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Metcalfe County community of Cyclone.
    • Mississippi
      • Simpson County
      • This Cyclone is located in Simpson County and lies 924 miles [1,487 km]<2> to the southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Simpson County community of Cyclone.
    • Missouri
      • McDonald County
      • This Cyclone is located in McDonald County and lies 910 miles [1,464.5 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McDonald County community of Cyclone.
    • Ohio
      • Portage County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Cyclone [Portage County].
    • Tennessee
      • Wayne County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Cyclone [Wayne County].
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Cyclone is located in Bell County and lies 1,268 miles [2,040.6 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Cyclone.
    • West Virginia
      • Logan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Cyclone [Logan County].
      • Wyoming County
      • This Cyclone is located in Wyoming County and lies 327 miles [526.3 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Cyclone that is located in McKean County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming County community of Cyclone.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cyclone ...

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.

  • Allen [McKean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
    • Allen [McKean County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Cyclone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
  • Big Shanty [McKean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Shanty have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Shanty
    • Big Shanty [McKean County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Cyclone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Shanty
  • Farmers Valley [McKean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmers Valley
    • Farmers Valley [McKean County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Cyclone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmers Valley
  • Howard [McKean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howard
    • Howard [McKean County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Cyclone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Irishtown [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irishtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irishtown
      • Irishtown [McKean County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Cyclone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irishtown
    • Lewis Run [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewis Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewis Run
      • Lewis Run [McKean County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Cyclone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewis Run<5>
    • Marshburg [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshburg
      • Marshburg [McKean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Cyclone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshburg
    • Marvindale [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvindale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marvindale
      • Marvindale [McKean County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Cyclone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marvindale
    • Tallyho [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallyho
      • Tallyho [McKean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Cyclone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallyho
    • Wolf Run [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Run
      • Wolf Run [McKean County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Cyclone
      • 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 Cyclone. 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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    • Maryanne Amacher     (Composer)
      • Composer. She was born in Kane (Pennsylvania) on Friday February 25, 1938 and died in Rhinebeck (New York) on Thursday October 22, 2009 at the age of 71. She is buried at Montrepose Cemetery (Ulster County, New York).
      • Kane is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Cyclone.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maryanne Amacher<6>
    • Charles Callahan     (Actor, writer)
      • Actor, writer. He was born in Olean (New York) on Friday August 2, 1889 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday September 5, 1946 at the age of 57. He is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Olean is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Cyclone.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Callahan<6>
    • Riki Lindhome     (Actress, musician, comedian)
      • Actress, musician, comedian. She was born in Coudersport (Pennsylvania) on Monday March 5, 1979
      • Coudersport is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Cyclone.
    • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Cyclone.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sherwood Robert 'Sherry' Magee<6>
    • George Edward 'Rube' Waddell     (Major League Baseball)
    • Louis Zamperini     (US Prisoner during World War II, Olympic runner, evangelist)
      • US Prisoner during World War II, Olympic runner, evangelist. He was born in Olean (New York) on Friday January 26, 1917 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at the age of 97.
      • Olean is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Cyclone.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis Zamperini<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Smethport, which is the Seat of McKean County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 138 miles [222.1 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Cyclone to Harrisburg, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 218 miles [350.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,836 miles [9,392.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,556 miles [10,550.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,432 miles [7,132.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Cyclone 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.
<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- Cyclone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cyclone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8323, Longitude: -78.5859       In this case, the coordinates for Cyclone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Cyclone, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Cyclone 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 308.626 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.729 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.247 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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