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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 Mozer, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mozer 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 Mozer:
    • 38.802613, -79.208927
    • 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 Mozer
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mozer ...

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.

  • Brushy Run [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushy Run
    • Brushy Run [Pendleton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Mozer
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brushy Run
  • Deer Run [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
    • Deer Run [Pendleton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Mozer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
  • Fame [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fame
    • Fame [Pendleton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mozer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fame have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fame
  • Miles [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miles
    • Miles [Pendleton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Mozer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miles
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Pansy [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pansy
      • Pansy [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Mozer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pansy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pansy
    • Peru [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peru
      • Peru [Hardy County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Mozer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peru have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peru
    • Rough Run [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rough Run
      • Rough Run [Grant County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Mozer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rough Run
    • Seemly [Grant County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seemly
      • Seemly [Grant County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mozer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seemly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Mozer. 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 ...
    • Frankie R. Yankovic     (Musician, bandleader)
      • Musician, bandleader. He was born in Davis (West Virginia) on Wednesday July 28, 1915 and died in New Port Richey (Florida) on Wednesday October 14, 1998 at the age of 83. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Davis is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Mozer.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frankie R. Yankovic<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Franklin, which is the Seat of Pendleton County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Mozer to Franklin, with an average speed<4> 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.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 117 miles [188.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,993 miles [9,644.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,703 miles [10,787.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,579 miles [7,369.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Pendleton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Mozer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mozer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8026, Longitude: -79.2089       In this case, the coordinates for Mozer 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Mozer to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.185 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.898 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.67 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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