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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 Graham, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Graham 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 Graham:
    • 40.913669, -78.247236
    • 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 Graham
  • 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 Graham ...

We have found 38 communities that share the name Graham.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Graham is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another 38 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 38 communities, 35 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Randolph County
      • This Graham is located in Randolph County and lies 644 miles [1,036.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Graham.
    • Arizona
      • Graham County
      • This Graham is located in Graham County and lies 1,814 miles [2,919.4 km]<1> to the west of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Graham County community of Graham.
      • Mohave County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Mohave County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mohave County community of Graham.
    • Arkansas
      • Independence 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 Arkansas community of Graham [Independence County].
    • British Columbia
      • This Graham lies 2,147 miles [3,455.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Graham is located in Los Angeles County and lies 2,224 miles [3,579.2 km]<1> to the west of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Graham.
      • Sacramento 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 California community of Graham [Sacramento County].
      • Siskiyou County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Graham [Siskiyou County].
    • Florida
      • Bradford County
      • This Graham is located in Bradford County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradford County community of Graham.
    • Georgia
      • Appling County
      • This Graham is located in Appling County and lies 670 miles [1,078.3 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Appling County community of Graham.
    • Idaho
      • Boise 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 Graham [Boise County].
    • Indiana
      • Davies's County
      • This Graham is located in Davies's County and lies 497 miles [799.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davies's County community of Graham.
      • Fountain County
      • This Graham is located in Fountain County and lies 472 miles [759.6 km] to the west of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fountain County community of Graham.
      • Jefferson 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 Indiana community of Graham [Jefferson County].
    • Iowa
      • 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 Iowa community of Graham [Johnson County].
    • Kansas
      • Graham 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 Graham [Graham County].
    • Kentucky
      • Muhlenberg County
      • This Graham is located in Muhlenberg County and lies 545 miles [877.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muhlenberg County community of Graham.
    • Louisiana
      • Rapides Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Graham [Rapides Parish].
    • Manitoba
      • This Graham lies 1,120 miles [1,802.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Michigan
      • Saginaw 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 Michigan community of Graham [Saginaw County].
    • Mississippi
      • Lauderdale County
      • This Graham is located in Lauderdale County and lies 832 miles [1,339 km]<1> to the southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lauderdale County community of Graham.
      • Union County
      • This Graham is located in Union County and lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Graham.
    • Missouri
      • Nodaway County
      • This Graham is located in Nodaway County and lies 881 miles [1,417.8 km]<1> to the west of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nodaway County community of Graham.
      • Saint Louis 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 Missouri community of Graham [Saint Louis County].
    • New York
      • Westchester County
      • This Graham is located in Westchester County and lies 231 miles [371.8 km]<1> to the east of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westchester County community of Graham.
    • North Carolina
      • Alamance County
      • This Graham is located in Alamance County and lies 340 miles [547.2 km]<1> to the south of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alamance County community of Graham.
    • Ohio
      • Monroe County
      • This Graham is located in Monroe County and lies 178 miles [286.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Graham.
    • Oklahoma
      • Carter County
      • This Graham is located in Carter County and lies 1,140 miles [1,834.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carter County community of Graham.
    • Ontario
      • This Graham lies 829 miles [1,334.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • This Graham is located in Multnomah County and lies 2,225 miles [3,580.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Multnomah County community of Graham.
    • Tennessee
      • Hickman County
      • This Graham is located in Hickman County and lies 607 miles [976.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hickman County community of Graham.
    • Texas
      • Cameron County
      • This Graham is located in Cameron County and lies 1,506 miles [2,423.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cameron County community of Graham.
      • Garza County
      • This Graham is located in Garza County and lies 1,382 miles [2,224.1 km] to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garza County community of Graham.
      • Jasper County
      • Although located in Jasper County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Graham.
      • Young County
      • This Graham is located in Young County and lies 1,239 miles [1,994 km] to the west southwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Young County community of Graham.
    • Virginia
      • Tazewell 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 Virginia community of Graham [Tazewell County].
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • This Graham is located in Pierce County and lies 2,198 miles [3,537.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Graham that is located in Clearfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Graham.
    • West Virginia
      • Mason 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 West Virginia community of Graham [Mason County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Graham ...

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.

  • Casanova [Centre County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casanova
    • Casanova [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Graham
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casanova
  • Coaldale [Centre County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
    • Coaldale [Centre County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Graham
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaldale
  • Cuba Mines [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba Mines
    • Cuba Mines [Clearfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Graham
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba Mines have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba Mines
  • Glass City [Centre County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glass City
    • Glass City [Centre County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Graham
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glass City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glass City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hawk Run [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawk Run
      • Hawk Run [Clearfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Graham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawk Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawk Run
    • Oak Grove [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Graham
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Pardee [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pardee
      • Pardee [Clearfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Graham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pardee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pardee
    • Scotch Hollow [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotch Hollow
      • Scotch Hollow [Clearfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Graham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotch Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotch Hollow
    • Spike Island [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spike Island
      • Spike Island [Centre County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Graham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spike Island have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spike Island
    • Stumptown [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stumptown
      • Stumptown [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Graham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stumptown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stumptown

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 Graham. 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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    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Graham.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Grey Barnard<5>
    • Dr. Ferdinand Graft Brickwedde     (Scientist)
    • Albert Francis Gionfriddo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Dysart (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 8, 1922 and died in Solvang (California) on Friday March 14, 2003 at the age of 81. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Dysart is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Graham.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<5>
    • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins     (Professional football)
    • George 'Germany' Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 21, 1863 and died in Altoona (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 1, 1927 at the age of 64. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Altoona is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Graham.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Germany' Smith<5>
    • 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Graham.
      • 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Graham.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myles Lewis 'Duck Eye' Thomas<5>

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

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

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    • Clearfield, which is the Seat of Clearfield County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Graham to Clearfield, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 83 miles [133.6 km] to the east southeast (ESE). 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 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 153 miles [246.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,862 miles [9,434 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,578 miles [10,586.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,453 miles [7,166.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clearfield County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Graham. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Graham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9137, Longitude: -78.2472       In this case, the coordinates for Graham 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 Graham, 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 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 Graham 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 Graham 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 308.483 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.424 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.456 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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