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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:
    • 41.011446, -78.292793
    • 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 146 miles [235 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Dale that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berks County community of Dale.
    • Cambria County
      • This Dale is located in Cambria County and lies 58 miles [93.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cambria 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 581 miles [935 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 430 miles [692 km]<1> to the west of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 502 miles [807.9 km] to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 832 miles [1,339 km]<1> to the west of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 1,033 miles [1,662.5 km]<1> to the west of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 349 miles [561.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 369 miles [593.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 913 miles [1,469.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 881 miles [1,417.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 124 miles [199.6 km]<1> to the north of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 211 miles [339.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 205 miles [329.9 km]<1> to the north of the Dale that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Oregon
      • Grant County
      • This Dale is located in Grant County and lies 2,049 miles [3,297.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 598 miles [962.4 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 1,321 miles [2,125.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 164 miles [263.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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 573 miles [922.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dale that is located in Clearfield 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: 7,025 miles [11,305.6 km]<1> to the east northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Wales
      • Distance: 3,410 miles [5,487.9 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Netherlands
      • Distance: 3,870 miles [6,228.2 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Norway
      • - Troms
      • Distance: 3,715 miles [5,978.7 km]<1> to the north northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - More og Romsdal
      • Distance: 3,625 miles [5,833.9 km] to the north northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - Oppland
      • Distance: 3,708 miles [5,967.4 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • - Sogn og Fjordane
      • Distance: 3,590 miles [5,777.5 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
    • Chad
      • Distance: 6,019 miles [9,686.6 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.

  • Egypt [Clearfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egypt have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
    • Egypt [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Dale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
  • Gallows Harbor [Clearfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallows Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallows Harbor
    • Gallows Harbor [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Dale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallows Harbor
  • Mineral Springs [Clearfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
    • Mineral Springs [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Dale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
  • Needful [Clearfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Needful have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needful
    • Needful [Clearfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Dale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needful
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Oak Grove [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Clearfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Palestine [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palestine
      • Palestine [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palestine
    • Pine Top [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Top have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Top
      • Pine Top [Clearfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Top
    • Spring Valley [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Clearfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Surveyor [Clearfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surveyor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surveyor
      • Surveyor [Clearfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Dale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surveyor

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 ...
    • George Grey Barnard     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Bellefonte (Pennsylvania) on Sunday May 24, 1863 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday April 24, 1938 at the age of 74. He is buried at Harrisburg Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Bellefonte is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Grey Barnard<5>
    • Dr. Ferdinand Graft Brickwedde     (Scientist)
    • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins     (Professional football)
    • Steve Suhey     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jamesville (New York) on Sunday January 8, 1922 and died in State College (Pennsylvania) on Saturday January 8, 1977 at the age of 55. He is buried at Centre County Memorial Park (Centre County, Pennsylvania).
      • State College is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Steve Suhey<5>
    • Myles Lewis 'Duck Eye' Thomas     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in State College (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 22, 1897 and died in Toledo (Ohio) on Thursday December 12, 1963 at the age of 66. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Lucas County, Ohio).
      • State College is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Dale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myles Lewis 'Duck Eye' Thomas<5>

How Far From Dale 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 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 ...
    • Clearfield, which is the Seat of Clearfield County and lies just to the West.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 89 miles [143.2 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Dale to Harrisburg, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 160 miles [257.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,859 miles [9,429.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,576 miles [10,583 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,451 miles [7,163.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Clearfield County

About Pennsylvania

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 Clearfield County: www.clearfieldco.org/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0114, Longitude: -78.2928       In this case, the coordinates for Dale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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 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>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.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.504 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.463 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.439 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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