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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 Reedsville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Reedsville 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 Reedsville:
    • 40.663959, -77.595828
    • 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 Reedsville
  • 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 Reedsville ...

We have found four communities that share the name Reedsville.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Reedsville is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Marshall County
      • This Reedsville is located in Marshall County and lies 998 miles [1,606.1 km]<1> to the west of the Reedsville that is located in Mifflin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Reedsville.
    • Ohio
      • Meigs County
      • This Reedsville is located in Meigs County and lies 244 miles [392.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Reedsville that is located in Mifflin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meigs County community of Reedsville.
    • West Virginia
      • Preston County
      • This Reedsville is located in Preston County and lies 141 miles [226.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Reedsville that is located in Mifflin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Reedsville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Manitowoc County
      • This Reedsville is located in Manitowoc County and lies 579 miles [931.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Reedsville that is located in Mifflin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Manitowoc County community of Reedsville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Reedsville ...

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 Hill [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
    • Cedar Hill [Mifflin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Reedsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill
  • Garden View [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden View
    • Garden View [Mifflin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Reedsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden View
  • Honey [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey
    • Honey [Mifflin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Reedsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honey
  • Honey Creek [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey Creek
    • Honey Creek [Mifflin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Reedsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honey Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honey Creek
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Knobville [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knobville
      • Knobville [Mifflin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Reedsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knobville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knobville
    • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewistown
      • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<3>
    • Locke Mills [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locke Mills
      • Locke Mills [Mifflin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Reedsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locke Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locke Mills
    • Lumber City [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City
      • Lumber City [Mifflin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Reedsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
    • Mount Pleasant [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Mifflin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Reedsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Rock [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Rock
      • Mount Rock [Mifflin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Reedsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Rock

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 Reedsville. 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 ...
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Reedsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Grey Barnard<4>
    • Dr. Ferdinand Graft Brickwedde     (Scientist)
    • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins     (Professional football)
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Reedsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Steve Suhey<4>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Reedsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myles Lewis 'Duck Eye' Thomas<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lewistown, which is the Seat of Mifflin County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 45 miles [72.4 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Reedsville to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 125 miles [201.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,846 miles [9,408.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,559 miles [10,555.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,435 miles [7,137.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mifflin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mifflin County: www.co.mifflin.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Reedsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Reedsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reedsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reedsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6640, Longitude: -77.5958       In this case, the coordinates for Reedsville 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 Reedsville 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 308.103 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.955 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.263 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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