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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 Lemoyne, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lemoyne 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 Lemoyne:
    • 40.243701, -76.895807
    • 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 Lemoyne
  • 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 Lemoyne ...

We have found four communities that share the name Lemoyne.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Lemoyne is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Mobile County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Lemoyne [Mobile County].
    • Nebraska
      • Keith County
      • This Lemoyne is located in Keith County and lies 1,300 miles [2,092.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Lemoyne that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Keith County community of Lemoyne.
    • Ohio
      • Wood County
      • This Lemoyne is located in Wood County and lies 354 miles [569.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Lemoyne that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wood County community of Lemoyne.
    • Quebec
      • This Lemoyne lies 401 miles [645.3 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Lemoyne that is located in Cumberland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lemoyne ...

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.

  • Cedar Cliff [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Cliff
    • Cedar Cliff [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Lemoyne
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Cliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Cliff
  • Cherry Hill [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Hill
    • Cherry Hill [York County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Lemoyne
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Hill
  • Coventry Close [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry Close
    • Coventry Close [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Lemoyne
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry Close have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry Close
  • Enola [Cumberland County]
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    • Fort Couch [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Couch
      • Fort Couch [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Couch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Couch
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Lemoyne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<4>
    • Hillside Village [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside Village
      • Hillside Village [Dauphin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Village
    • Jackson Lick [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson Lick
      • Jackson Lick [Dauphin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson Lick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson Lick
    • Kingwood [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingwood
      • Kingwood [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
    • Knob Point [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Point
      • Knob Point [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knob Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knob Point
    • Lower Allen [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Allen
      • Lower Allen [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Allen
    • Peace Church [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peace Church
      • Peace Church [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peace Church have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peace Church
    • Timber Ridge [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Ridge
      • Timber Ridge [York County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Lemoyne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Ridge

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 Lemoyne. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Walter C. 'Walt' Brown     (Race car driver)
    • Samuel Byrem 'Red' Crane     (Major League Baseball)
    • Sheila Darcy     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in York (PA) on August 8, 1914 (a Saturday) and died in San Diego (CA) on February 27, 2004 (a Friday) at the age of 89. She is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • York is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sheila Darcy<5>
    • G. Alan Dawson     (Musician)
    • Henry Luther 'Hinkey' Haines     (Major League Baseball)
    • Hinkey Haines     (Major League Baseball, professional football)
      • Major League Baseball, professional football. He was born in Red Lion (PA) on December 23, 1898 (a Friday) and died in Sharon Hill (PA) on January 9, 1979 (a Tueday) at the age of 80. He is buried at Middletown Cemetery (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).
      • Red Lion is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hinkey Haines<5>
    • Nancy Kulp     (Actress, comedienne)
      • Full name: Nancy Jane Kulp
      • Actress, comedienne. She was born in Harrisburg (PA) on August 28, 1921 (a Sunday) and died in Palm Desert (CA) on February 3, 1991 (a Sunday) at the age of 69.
      • Harrisburg is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nancy Kulp<5>
    • Cameron Mitchell     (Actor)
    • William Harrison 'Billy' Myers     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Enola (PA) on August 14, 1910 (a Sunday) and died in Carlisle (PA) on April 10, 1995 (a Monday) at the age of 84.
      • Enola is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Lemoyne.
      • Carlisle is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Harrison 'Billy' Myers<5>
    • Kenneth David 'Ken' Raffensberger     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in York (PA) on August 8, 1917 (a Wednesday) and died in York (PA) on November 10, 2002 (a Sunday) at the age of 85. He is buried at Mt. Rose Cemetery (York County, Pennsylvania).
      • York is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Lemoyne.
      • York is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kenneth David 'Ken' Raffensberger<5>
    • Carl Scheib     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Gratz (PA) on January 1, 1927 (a Saturday) and died in San Antonio (TX) on March 24, 2018 (a Saturday) at the age of 91. He is buried at St. Andrew's UMC Cemetery (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania).
      • Gratz is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Lemoyne.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carl Scheib<5>
    • Helen Twelvetrees     (Actress)
    • Paul Vathis     (Photographer)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Carlisle, which is the Seat of Cumberland County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Lemoyne to Carlisle, 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 four to five hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies just to the north northeast (NNE).
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 93 miles [149.7 km] to the south (S). 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 shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,835 miles [9,390.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,545 miles [10,533.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,421 miles [7,114.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Lemoyne 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.
<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- Lemoyne) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lemoyne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LemoyneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lemoyne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2437, Longitude: -76.8958       In this case, the coordinates for Lemoyne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Lemoyne 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 307.712 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.446 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.123 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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