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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 Darragh, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Darragh 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 Darragh:
    • 40.266459, -79.678654
    • 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 Darragh
  • 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 Darragh ...

We have found one communities that share the name Darragh.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Darragh is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there is another community also named Darragh in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Michigan
      • Kalkaska County
      • This Darragh is located in Kalkaska County and lies 414 miles [666.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Darragh that is located in Westmoreland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darragh
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kalkaska County community of Darragh.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Darragh ...

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.

  • Centerville [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Westmoreland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Darragh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Cereal [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cereal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cereal
    • Cereal [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Darragh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cereal
  • Circleville [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circleville
    • Circleville [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Darragh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circleville
  • Dick [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dick
    • Dick [Westmoreland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Darragh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dick
  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Evanstown [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evanstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanstown
      • Evanstown [Westmoreland County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanstown
    • Foxtown [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtown
      • Foxtown [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxtown
    • Grapeville [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeville
      • Grapeville [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeville
    • Herminie [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herminie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herminie
      • Herminie [Westmoreland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herminie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herminie<3>
    • Hunker [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunker
      • Hunker [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Darragh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunker<3>
    • Industry [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Industry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Industry
      • Industry [Allegheny County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Industry
    • Irwin [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irwin
      • Irwin [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Darragh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irwin<3>
    • Jacktown [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
      • Jacktown [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
    • Keystone [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [Westmoreland County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
    • Lake Denise [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Denise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Denise
      • Lake Denise [Westmoreland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Denise
    • Lincoln Heights [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Heights
      • Lincoln Heights [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Heights
    • Manor [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manor
      • Manor [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Darragh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,344 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manor<3>
    • Paintersville [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paintersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintersville
      • Paintersville [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintersville
    • Paintertown [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paintertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintertown
      • Paintertown [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintertown
    • Robbins [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbins
      • Robbins [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
    • Scab Hill [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scab Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scab Hill
      • Scab Hill [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scab Hill
    • Sunset Valley [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Valley
      • Sunset Valley [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Valley
    • Swede Hill [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swede Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swede Hill
      • Swede Hill [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swede Hill
    • Turkeytown [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turkeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkeytown
      • Turkeytown [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Darragh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkeytown

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 Darragh. 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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    • John Charles Barclay     (Inventor)
      • Inventor. He was born in Greensburg (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 17, 1856 and died in Easton (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 24, 1934 at the age of 78. He is buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Greensburg is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Charles Barclay<4>
    • Billy Barty     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Millsboro (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 25, 1924 and died in Glendale (California) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at the age of 76. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Millsboro is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Barty<4>
    • Earl Thomas Beal     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Donora (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 18, 1924 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday March 22, 2001 at the age of 76. He is buried at Mt. Zion Memorial Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Donora is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Thomas Beal<4>
    • William Dickson Boyce     (Founder of the Boy Scouts of America)
      • Founder of the Boy Scouts of America. He was born in New Texas (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 16, 1858 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday June 11, 1929 at the age of 71. He is buried at Ottawa Ave. Cemetery (La Salle County, Illinois).
      • New Texas is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Dickson Boyce<4>
    • Don Brockett     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Thursday January 30, 1930 and died in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 2, 1995 at the age of 65. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Darragh.
      • Lawrenceville is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Brockett<4>
    • John Mitchell Brooks     (Civil rights activist)
      • Civil rights activist. He was born in Braddock (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 1, 1917 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday August 8, 1980 at the age of 62. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Braddock is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Mitchell Brooks<4>
    • John Dickson Carr     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Friday November 30, 1906 and died in Greenville (South Carolina) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at the age of 70. He is buried at Springwood Cemetery (Greenville County, South Carolina).
      • Uniontown is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Dickson Carr<4>
    • Ralph Chambers     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 1, 1892 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday March 10, 1968 at the age of 76. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Uniontown is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Chambers<4>
    • James 'Buster' Clarkson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Hopkins (South Carolina) on Thursday March 13, 1913 and died in Jeannette (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 18, 1989 at the age of 75. He is buried at Brush Creek Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Jeannette is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Buster' Clarkson<4>
    • Lloyd Colteryahn     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brentwood (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 26, 1931 and died in Dunedin (Florida) on Monday May 2, 2011 at the age of 79. He is buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland).
      • Brentwood is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Colteryahn<4>
    • Myrna J. Darby     (Actree)
      • Actree. She was born in Connellsville (Pennsylvania) on Friday April 10, 1908 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday September 26, 1929 at the age of 21. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Connellsville is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myrna J. Darby<4>
    • Stephen Foster     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday July 4, 1826 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday January 13, 1864 at the age of 37. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Lawrenceville is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Foster<4>
    • Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Belle Vernon (Pennsylvania) on Saturday March 9, 1957 and died in Charleroi (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 30, 2002 at the age of 45. He is buried at Belle Vernon Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Belle Vernon is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Darragh.
      • Charleroi is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Darragh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greensburg, which is the Seat of Westmoreland County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 147 miles [236.6 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Darragh to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 169 miles [272 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,948 miles [9,572.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,665 miles [10,726.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,540 miles [7,306.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Westmoreland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Darragh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Darragh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2665, Longitude: -79.6787       In this case, the coordinates for Darragh 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 Darragh 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 309.40 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.365 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.346 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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