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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 Dawesfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dawesfield and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Dawesfield:
    • 40.156800, -75.165100
    • 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 Dawesfield
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dawesfield ...

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.

  • Carpenters Way [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpenters Way have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenters Way
    • Carpenters Way [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Dawesfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenters Way
  • Dublin Chase [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin Chase
    • Dublin Chase [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Dawesfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin Chase
  • Dublin Crossing [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin Crossing
    • Dublin Crossing [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin Crossing
  • Fairoaks [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairoaks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairoaks
    • Fairoaks [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Dawesfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairoaks
  • Continue List   (17 more) ...
    • Heaton [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heaton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heaton
      • Heaton [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heaton
    • Hillside [Montgomery County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
      • Hillside [Montgomery County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Dawesfield
    • Jamestown Village [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown Village
      • Jamestown Village [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown Village
    • Maple Glen [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Glen
      • Maple Glen [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Glen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Glen<3>
    • Maple Glen Hollow [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Glen Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Glen Hollow
      • Maple Glen Hollow [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Glen Hollow
    • Meetinghouse Village [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meetinghouse Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meetinghouse Village
      • Meetinghouse Village [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meetinghouse Village
    • Mill Run [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Run have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Run
      • Mill Run [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Run
    • Mount Pleasant [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Pheasant Knoll [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pheasant Knoll have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pheasant Knoll
      • Pheasant Knoll [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pheasant Knoll
    • Robert Bruce [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robert Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robert Bruce
      • Robert Bruce [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robert Bruce
    • Rose Valley [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Valley
      • Rose Valley [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Valley
    • Saw Mill Valley [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saw Mill Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saw Mill Valley
      • Saw Mill Valley [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saw Mill Valley
    • Spring House [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring House have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring House
      • Spring House [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring House
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring House<3>
    • Sunnybrook [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook
      • Sunnybrook [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnybrook
    • Three Tuns [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Tuns have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Tuns
      • Three Tuns [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Tuns
    • Willow Grove [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Grove
      • Willow Grove [Montgomery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Grove<3>
    • Wooded Pond [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wooded Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooded Pond
      • Wooded Pond [Montgomery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Dawesfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooded Pond

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 Dawesfield. 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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    • Jean Acker     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Sunday October 23, 1892 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday August 16, 1978 at the age of 85.
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jean Acker<4>
    • Clifford Adams     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Monday September 8, 1952 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Monday January 12, 2015 at the age of 62. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Mercer County, New Jersey).
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clifford Adams<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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • Drexel Hill is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Dawesfield.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • George Antheil     (Composer, inventor)
      • Composer, inventor. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Sunday July 8, 1900 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday February 12, 1959 at the age of 58.
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Antheil<4>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<4>
    • Joe Auer     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Trenton (New Jersey) on Saturday October 11, 1941 and died in Winter Park (Florida) on Saturday March 9, 2019 at the age of 77. He is buried at Glen Haven Memorial Park (Orange County, Florida).
      • Trenton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Auer<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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • Philadelphia is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Dawesfield.
      • 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 south of Dawesfield.
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • Pennsauken is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles J. Bastian<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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Dawesfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Norristown, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Dawesfield to Norristown, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 90 miles [144.8 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 132 miles [212.4 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,765 miles [9,277.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,472 miles [10,415.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,348 miles [6,997.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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- Dawesfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dawesfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1568, Longitude: -75.1651       In this case, the coordinates for Dawesfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Dawesfield 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 306.686 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.27 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.408 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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