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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 Darling, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Darling 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 Darling:
    • 39.903444, -75.469643
    • 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 Darling
  • 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 Darling ...

We have found five communities that share the name Darling.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Darling is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Coconino County
      • This Darling is located in Coconino County and lies 1,979 miles [3,184.9 km]<1> to the west of the Darling that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darling
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coconino County community of Darling.
    • Minnesota
      • Morrison County
      • Although located in Morrison County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrison County community of Darling.
    • Mississippi
      • Quitman County
      • This Darling is located in Quitman County and lies 898 miles [1,445.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Darling that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darling
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Quitman County community of Darling.
    • Ontario
      • This Darling lies 408 miles [656.6 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Darling that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darling
    • Texas
      • Maverick County
      • This Darling is located in Maverick County and lies 1,599 miles [2,573.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Darling that is located in Delaware County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darling
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maverick County community of Darling.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Darling ...

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.

  • Black Horse [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Horse
    • Black Horse [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Darling
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Horse
  • Carriages at Cobblestones [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carriages at Cobblestones have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carriages at Cobblestones
    • Carriages at Cobblestones [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Darling
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carriages at Cobblestones
  • Concord Hunt [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord Hunt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord Hunt
    • Concord Hunt [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Darling
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord Hunt
  • Coventry Crossing [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry Crossing
    • Coventry Crossing [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Darling
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry Crossing
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Fisher Corners [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisher Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher Corners
      • Fisher Corners [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisher Corners
    • Fox Lair [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Lair have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lair
      • Fox Lair [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lair
    • Gradyville [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gradyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gradyville
      • Gradyville [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gradyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gradyville<3>
    • Granite Run [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Run
      • Granite Run [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Run
    • Green Ridge [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Ridge
      • Green Ridge [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Ridge
    • Ivy Mills [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Mills
      • Ivy Mills [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Mills
    • Park Woods [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Woods
      • Park Woods [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Woods
    • Riddle Glen [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riddle Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riddle Glen
      • Riddle Glen [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddle Glen
    • Riddlewood [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riddlewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riddlewood
      • Riddlewood [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddlewood
    • Rockdale [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockdale
      • Rockdale [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockdale
    • Scots Glen [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scots Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scots Glen
      • Scots Glen [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scots Glen
    • Sycamore Mills [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sycamore Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sycamore Mills
      • Sycamore Mills [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Darling
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sycamore Mills

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 Darling. 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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    • David Hayes Agnew     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Christiana (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 24, 1818 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 22, 1892 at the age of 73. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Christiana is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Darling.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Hayes Agnew<4>
    • Lloyd Alexander     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Drexel Hill (Pennsylvania) on Thursday May 17, 2007 at the age of 83. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Drexel Hill is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<4>
    • William Law Anderson     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in North Berwick (Scotland) on Tueday October 21, 1879 and died in Chestnut Hill (Pennsylvania) on Tueday October 25, 1910 at the age of 31. He is buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Chestnut Hill is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Blackwood (New Jersey) on Sunday April 17, 1864 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 17, 1915 at the age of 50. He is buried at Greenmount Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Blackwood is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley<4>
    • Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Bala-Cynwyd (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 15, 1892 and died in Toul (France) on Saturday December 21, 1918 at the age of 26. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Bala-Cynwyd is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker<4>
    • Samuel Barber     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in West Chester (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 9, 1910 and died in New York (New York) on Friday January 23, 1981 at the age of 70. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • West Chester is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Barber<4>
    • James Barton     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Gloucester City (New Jersey) on Saturday November 1, 1890 and died in Mineola (New York) on Wednesday December 19, 1962 at the age of 72. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Gloucester City is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Barton<4>
    • Charles J. Bastian     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 4, 1860 and died in Pennsauken (New Jersey) on Monday January 18, 1932 at the age of 71. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Pennsauken is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles J. Bastian<4>
    • Robert Montgomery Bird     (Playwright)
      • Playwright. He was born in New Castle (Delaware) on Wednesday February 5, 1806 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 23, 1854 at the age of 47. He is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • New Castle is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Darling.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Montgomery Bird<4>
    • Joseph Emley Borden     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Jacobstown (New Jersey) on Tueday May 9, 1854 and died in Yeadon (Pennsylvania) on Monday October 14, 1929 at the age of 75. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Yeadon is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>
    • Peter Boyle     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Norristown (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 18, 1935 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday December 12, 2006 at the age of 71. He is buried at Green River Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Norristown is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Boyle<4>
    • Carroll William Brown     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Woodbury (New Jersey) on Wednesday February 2, 1887 and died in Burlington (New Jersey) on Tueday February 8, 1977 at the age of 90. He is buried at Laurel Memorial Park (Atlantic County, New Jersey).
      • Woodbury is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Burlington is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carroll William Brown<4>
    • Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Sunday November 5, 1944 and died in Chester (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 6, 2008 at the age of 63. He is buried at Mt. Lawn Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Darling.
      • Chester is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Darling.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence Lloyd Brown, Sr.<4>

How Far From Darling to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Darling to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Media, which is the Seat of Delaware County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 79 miles [127.1 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Darling to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>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 108 miles [173.8 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,789 miles [9,316.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,494 miles [10,451.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,371 miles [7,034.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.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- Darling) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Darling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9034, Longitude: -75.4696       In this case, the coordinates for Darling 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>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 Darling 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 306.889 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.46 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.646 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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