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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 Woodhouse, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Woodhouse 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 Woodhouse:
    • 41.733410, -75.913530
    • 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 Woodhouse
  • 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 Woodhouse ...

We found three communities that share the name Woodhouse.

There is one other community in Pennsylvania which is also named Woodhouse.

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

  • Communities Located In Pennsylvania ...
    • Lycoming 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 Pennsylvania community of Woodhouse [Lycoming County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Woodhouse lies 1,874 miles [3,015.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Woodhouse that is located in Susquehanna County.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Woodhouse.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodhouse ...

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.

  • Deckertown
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deckertown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deckertown
    • Deckertown is located in Susquehanna County
  • Elk Lake
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Lake
    • Elk Lake is located in Susquehanna County
  • Hop Bottom
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hop Bottom have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hop Bottom
    • Hop Bottom is located in Susquehanna County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hop Bottom <4>
  • Lemon
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemon
    • Lemon is located in Wyoming County
  • Lindaville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindaville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindaville
    • Lindaville is located in Susquehanna County
  • Lynn
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Susquehanna County
  • Parks Crossroad
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parks Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parks Crossroad
    • Parks Crossroad is located in Susquehanna County
  • Rush
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush
    • Rush is located in Susquehanna County
  • Snows Mill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snows Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snows Mill
    • Snows Mill is located in Susquehanna County
  • Tiffany
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tiffany
    • Tiffany is located in Susquehanna County

How Far From Woodhouse to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Woodhouse to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Montrose, which is the Seat of Susquehanna County, lies just to the North Northeast.
  • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 112 miles [180.2 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Woodhouse to Harrisburg, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 204 miles [328.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,731 miles [9,223.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,446 miles [10,373.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,321 miles [6,954 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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

The official website for Susquehanna County: www.susquehanna.pa.us/

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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Woodhouse 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodhouse) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodhouse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7334, Longitude: -75.9135       In this case, the coordinates for Woodhouse 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 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>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 Woodhouse 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 306.987 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.861 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.061 degrees.









 

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