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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 Cymbria, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cymbria 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 Cymbria:
    • 40.657568, -78.748082
    • 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 Cymbria
  • 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 Cymbria ...

We have found one communities that share the name Cymbria.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Cymbria is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there is another community also named Cymbria in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Cymbria lies 869 miles [1,398.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cymbria that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cymbria

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cymbria ...

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.

  • Blue Goose [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Goose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Goose
    • Blue Goose [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Cymbria
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Goose
  • Foxburg [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxburg
    • Foxburg [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cymbria
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxburg
  • Greenwich [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
    • Greenwich [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Cymbria
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
  • Long Run [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Run
    • Long Run [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Cymbria
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Run
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Martintown [Indiana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martintown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martintown
      • Martintown [Indiana County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martintown
    • Slickport [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slickport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slickport
      • Slickport [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slickport
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangler
      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangler
    • Spruce [Indiana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce
      • Spruce [Indiana County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce
    • Stifflertown [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stifflertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stifflertown
      • Stifflertown [Clearfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stifflertown
    • Swedetown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swedetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swedetown
      • Swedetown [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swedetown
    • Uniontown [Indiana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Indiana County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cymbria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown

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 Cymbria. 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 ...
    • Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings     (Professional basketball)
    • Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday December 15, 1943 and died in Windber (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 8, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Grandview Cemetery (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
      • Johnstown is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Cymbria.
      • Windber is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<3>
    • Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Renovo (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 29, 1910 and died in Punxsutawney (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday October 5, 1994 at the age of 84. He is buried at Morningside Cemetery (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania).
      • Punxsutawney is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble<3>
    • Albert Francis Gionfriddo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Dysart (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 8, 1922 and died in Solvang (California) on Friday March 14, 2003 at the age of 81. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Dysart is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<3>
    • Hedda Hopper     (Actress, journalist)
      • Actress, journalist. She was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 2, 1885 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday February 1, 1966 at the age of 80. She is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hedda Hopper<3>
    • Terry McGovern     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 9, 1880 and died in Brooklyn (New York) on Friday February 22, 1918 at the age of 37. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Johnstown is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<3>
    • Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson     (Astronaut)
    • George 'Germany' Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 21, 1863 and died in Altoona (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 1, 1927 at the age of 64. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Altoona is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Germany' Smith<3>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Dr. Daniel Hale Williams     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 18, 1856 and died in Idlewild (Michigan) on Tueday August 4, 1931 at the age of 75. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Cymbria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Cymbria to Ebensburg, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 151 miles [243 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,893 miles [9,483.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,610 miles [10,637.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,485 miles [7,217.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cambria County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.pa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cymbria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cymbria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6576, Longitude: -78.7481       In this case, the coordinates for Cymbria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<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 Cymbria 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 308.807 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.752 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.781 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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