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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 Forestville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Forestville 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 Forestville:
    • 41.105895, -80.005890
    • 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 Forestville
  • 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 Forestville ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Forestville.

There are four communities within Pennsylvania that are also named Forestville.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another nineteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nineteen communities, 21 are located in the United States and four are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Pennsylvania ...
    • Chester County
      • This Forestville is located in Chester County and lies 232 miles [373.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Forestville.
    • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Forestville [Jefferson County].
    • Schuylkill County
      • This Forestville is located in Schuylkill County and lies 195 miles [313.8 km]<1> to the east of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuylkill County community of Forestville.
    • Sullivan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Forestville [Sullivan County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Sonoma County
      • This Forestville is located in Sonoma County and lies 2,259 miles [3,635.5 km]<1> to the west of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sonoma County community of Forestville.
    • Connecticut
      • Hartford County
      • This Forestville is located in Hartford County and lies 369 miles [593.8 km]<1> to the east of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hartford County community of Forestville.
      • Tolland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Connecticut community of Forestville [Tolland County].
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Forestville is located in Cook County and lies 396 miles [637.3 km]<1> to the west of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Forestville.
    • Iowa
      • Delaware County
      • This Forestville is located in Delaware County and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Forestville.
    • Kentucky
      • Hart County
      • This Forestville is located in Hart County and lies 415 miles [667.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hart County community of Forestville.
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This Forestville is located in Prince George's County and lies 227 miles [365.3 km]<1> to the southeast of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Forestville.
    • Michigan
      • Marquette County
      • This Forestville is located in Marquette County and lies 529 miles [851.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marquette County community of Forestville.
      • Sanilac County
      • This Forestville is located in Sanilac County and lies 220 miles [354.1 km] to the northwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sanilac County community of Forestville.
    • Minnesota
      • Fillmore County
      • This Forestville is located in Fillmore County and lies 646 miles [1,039.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fillmore County community of Forestville.
    • New York
      • Chautauqua County
      • This Forestville is located in Chautauqua County and lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chautauqua County community of Forestville.
    • North Carolina
      • Wake County
      • This Forestville is located in Wake County and lies 364 miles [585.8 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Forestville.
    • Ohio
      • Hamilton County
      • This Forestville is located in Hamilton County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Forestville.
    • Ontario
      • This Forestville lies 111 miles [178.6 km]<1> to the north of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
    • Quebec
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Quebec community of Forestville.
    • South Dakota
      • Codington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Dakota community of Forestville [Codington County].
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Forestville [Fairfax County].
      • Shenandoah County
      • This Forestville is located in Shenandoah County and lies 178 miles [286.5 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shenandoah County community of Forestville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Door County
      • This Forestville is located in Door County and lies 451 miles [725.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Forestville that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Door County community of Forestville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Forestville ...

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.

  • Amsterdam [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam
    • Amsterdam [Mercer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Forestville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amsterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam
  • Carter [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter [Butler County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Forestville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
  • Currys Mills [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currys Mills
    • Currys Mills [Butler County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Forestville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currys Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Currys Mills
  • Enterprise [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise [Mercer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Forestville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Ferris [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferris
      • Ferris [Butler County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferris have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferris
    • Five Points [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
      • Five Points [Butler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
    • London [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for London
      • London [Mercer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for London have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on London
    • Nectarine [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nectarine
      • Nectarine [Venango County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nectarine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nectarine
    • Perrys Corners [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perrys Corners
      • Perrys Corners [Mercer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrys Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrys Corners
    • Plain Grove [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain Grove
      • Plain Grove [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plain Grove
    • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slippery Rock
      • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Forestville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<4>
    • Swamproot [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swamproot
      • Swamproot [Mercer County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Forestville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swamproot
    • Wick [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wick
      • Wick [Butler County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wick

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 Forestville. 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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    • Charles Wesley Bennett     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Castle (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 21, 1854 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Thursday February 24, 1927 at the age of 72.
      • New Castle is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Wesley Bennett<5>
    • Joseph Stephen 'JS' Cullinan     (Founder of Texaco)
      • Founder of Texaco. He was born in Pulaski (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 31, 1860 and died in Palo Alto (California) on Thursday March 11, 1937 at the age of 76. He is buried at Glenwood Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
      • Pulaski is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Stephen 'JS' Cullinan<5>
    • William Eythe     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Mars (Pennsylvania) on Sunday April 7, 1918 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday January 26, 1957 at the age of 38. He is buried at St. Peters Cemetery (Butler County, Pennsylvania).
      • Mars is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Eythe<5>
    • Donald Foster     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Oil City (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 31, 1889 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday December 23, 1969 at the age of 80. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Oil City is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Foster<5>
    • Paul Mitchell 'Mitch' Frerotte     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Laird Crossing (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 30, 1965 and died in Kittanning (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 11, 2008 at the age of 43. He is buried at Kittanning Cemetery (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania).
      • Laird Crossing is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Forestville.
      • Kittanning is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the southeast of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Mitchell 'Mitch' Frerotte<5>
    • Tony Lip     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Beaver Falls (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 30, 1930 and died in Teaneck (New Jersey) on Friday January 4, 2013 at the age of 82. He is buried at Maryrest Cemetery (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Beaver Falls is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Lip<5>
    • Ty Longley     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Sharon (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 4, 1971 and died in West Warwick (Rhode Island) on Thursday February 20, 2003 at the age of 31.
      • Sharon is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ty Longley<5>
    • Fred McCarren     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Butler (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 12, 1951 and died in Butler (Pennsylvania) on Sunday July 2, 2006 at the age of 55. He is buried at North Side Cemetery (Butler County, Pennsylvania).
      • Butler is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Forestville.
      • Butler is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred McCarren<5>
    • Joseph L. Quest     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in New Castle (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 16, 1852 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday November 14, 1924 at the age of 72. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • New Castle is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph L. Quest<5>
    • Robert Sterling     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in New Castle (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 13, 1917 and died in Brentwood (California) on Tueday May 30, 2006 at the age of 88.
      • New Castle is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Sterling<5>
    • Joe Stydahar     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Kaylor (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 17, 1912 and died in Beckley (West Virginia) on Wednesday March 23, 1977 at the age of 65.
      • Kaylor is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Stydahar<5>
    • Terry 'Cotton Top' Turner     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Sandy Lake (Pennsylvania) on Monday February 28, 1881 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Monday July 18, 1960 at the age of 79. He is buried at Knollwood Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Sandy Lake is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry 'Cotton Top' Turner<5>
    • Hack Wilson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ellwood City (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 26, 1900 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Tueday November 23, 1948 at the age of 48. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Berkeley County, West Virginia).
      • Ellwood City is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Forestville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hack Wilson<5>

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

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

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    • Butler, which is the Seat of Butler County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Forestville to Butler, with an average speed<6> 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 five to six hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 173 miles [278.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 218 miles [350.8 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,925 miles [9,535.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,645 miles [10,694.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,521 miles [7,275.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forestville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1059, Longitude: -80.0059       In this case, the coordinates for Forestville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Forestville 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.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Forestville 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 309.557 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.671 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.183 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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