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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 Dale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dale 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 Dale:
    • 40.309967, -78.906299
    • 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 Dale
  • 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 Dale ...

We have found 44 communities that share the name Dale.

There are two communities within Pennsylvania that are also named Dale.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another 34 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 34 communities, 35 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Dale, we know of eight communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Located In Pennsylvania ...
    • Berks County
      • This Dale is located in Berks County and lies 173 miles [278.4 km]<1> to the east of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berks County community of Dale.
    • Clearfield County
      • This Dale is located in Clearfield County and lies 58 miles [93.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Dale.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Blount County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Dale [Blount County].
    • Arkansas
      • Johnson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Dale [Johnson County].
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in San Bernardino County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Dale.
    • Idaho
      • Valley County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Dale [Valley County].
      • Washington 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 Idaho community of Dale [Washington County].
    • Illinois
      • Hamilton County
      • This Dale is located in Hamilton County and lies 537 miles [864.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Dale.
    • Indiana
      • Boone County
      • This Dale is located in Boone County and lies 395 miles [635.7 km]<1> to the west of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Dale.
      • Spencer County
      • This Dale is located in Spencer County and lies 456 miles [733.9 km] to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spencer County community of Dale.
    • Iowa
      • Guthrie County
      • This Dale is located in Guthrie County and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guthrie County community of Dale.
    • Kansas
      • Cowley County
      • This Dale is located in Cowley County and lies 995 miles [1,601.3 km]<1> to the west of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cowley County community of Dale.
      • Wallace 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 Kansas community of Dale [Wallace County].
    • Kentucky
      • Campbell 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 Kentucky community of Dale [Campbell County].
      • Magoffin County
      • This Dale is located in Magoffin County and lies 294 miles [473.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Magoffin County community of Dale.
    • Michigan
      • Gladwin County
      • This Dale is located in Gladwin County and lies 374 miles [601.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gladwin County community of Dale.
    • Minnesota
      • Clay County
      • This Dale is located in Clay County and lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Dale.
      • Cottonwood 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 Minnesota community of Dale [Cottonwood County].
    • Mississippi
      • George County
      • This Dale is located in George County and lies 856 miles [1,377.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the George County community of Dale.
      • Marion 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 Mississippi community of Dale [Marion County].
    • Missouri
      • Barry County
      • This Dale is located in Barry County and lies 839 miles [1,350.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barry County community of Dale.
      • Butler County
      • Although located in Butler County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Dale.
      • Stoddard County
      • This Dale is located in Stoddard County and lies 655 miles [1,054.1 km] to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stoddard County community of Dale.
    • Nebraska
      • Custer County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nebraska community of Dale [Custer County].
    • New Mexico
      • Harding County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Harding County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harding County community of Dale.
    • New York
      • Wyoming County
      • This Dale is located in Wyoming County and lies 177 miles [284.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming County community of Dale.
    • North Carolina
      • Yancey 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 North Carolina community of Dale [Yancey County].
    • North Dakota
      • Emmons 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 North Dakota community of Dale [Emmons County].
    • Ohio
      • Morgan County
      • This Dale is located in Morgan County and lies 161 miles [259.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Dale.
    • Oklahoma
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Dale is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 1,043 miles [1,678.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Dale.
    • Ontario
      • This Dale lies 255 miles [410.4 km]<1> to the north of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Oregon
      • Grant County
      • This Dale is located in Grant County and lies 2,037 miles [3,278.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Dale.
    • South Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Dale is located in Beaufort County and lies 544 miles [875.5 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Dale.
    • Texas
      • Caldwell County
      • This Dale is located in Caldwell County and lies 1,270 miles [2,043.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caldwell County community of Dale.
    • West Virginia
      • Tyler County
      • This Dale is located in Tyler County and lies 109 miles [175.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tyler County community of Dale.
    • Wisconsin
      • Outagamie County
      • This Dale is located in Outagamie County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Cambria County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Dale.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Ethiopia
      • Distance: 7,074 miles [11,384.5 km]<1> to the east northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Wales
      • Distance: 3,466 miles [5,578 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Netherlands
      • Distance: 3,926 miles [6,318.3 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Norway
      • - Troms
      • Distance: 3,773 miles [6,072.1 km]<1> to the north northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - More og Romsdal
      • Distance: 3,684 miles [5,928.8 km] to the north northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - Oppland
      • Distance: 3,766 miles [6,060.8 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - Sogn og Fjordane
      • Distance: 3,648 miles [5,870.9 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Chad
      • Distance: 6,059 miles [9,751 km]<1> to the east
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dale ...

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.

  • Cover Hill [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cover Hill
    • Cover Hill [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Dale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cover Hill
  • Daisytown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisytown
    • Daisytown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Dale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisytown
  • Ferndale [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
    • Ferndale [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Dale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<5>
  • Franklin [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Dale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Johnstown [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
      • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Dale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<5>
    • Lilly [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilly
      • Lilly [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Dale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilly
    • Minersville [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
    • Parkstown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkstown
      • Parkstown [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkstown
    • Stonycreek [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonycreek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonycreek
      • Stonycreek [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonycreek
    • Walnut Grove [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove

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 Dale. 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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Dale.
      • Windber is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<6>
    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<6>
    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hedda Hopper<6>
    • 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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<6>
    • Harry David 'Moose' Miller     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Brooklyn (New York) on Saturday July 28, 1923 and died in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday April 18, 2007 at the age of 83. He is buried at St. Vincent Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry David 'Moose' Miller<6>
    • Arnold Palmer     (Golfer)
      • Golfer. He was born in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 10, 1929 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday October 25, 2016 at the age of 87.
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arnold Palmer<6>
    • Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. She was born in Homer City (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 12, 1963 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday May 24, 2001 at the age of 38. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Indiana County, Pennsylvania).
      • Homer City is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson<6>
    • Fred Rogers     (Educator, TV Host)
      • Educator, TV Host. He was born in Latrobe (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 20, 1928 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Thursday February 27, 2003 at the age of 74. He is buried at Unity Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Latrobe is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred Rogers<6>
    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Dale to Ebensburg, with an average speed<7> 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 four to five hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 106 miles [170.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 139 miles [223.7 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,915 miles [9,519.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,630 miles [10,670 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,505 miles [7,250.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dale. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3100, Longitude: -78.9063    
<2>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 Dale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Dale 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 Dale 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 308.925 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.832 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.984 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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