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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Alta Cove at Willow Creek.

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How Far From Alta Cove at Willow Creek 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 Alta Cove at Willow Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Alta Cove at Willow Creek to:

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Alta Cove at Willow Creek to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> 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.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). The buggy would take nearly four hours and walking would take five to six hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,838 miles [2,958 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,007 miles [11,276.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,775 miles [12,512.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,753 miles [9,258.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alta Cove at Willow Creek ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Butler Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Alta Cove at Willow Creek   [Map]
Cavalry Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Cherry Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cotton Wood Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Cottonwood Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Cottonwood Slopes   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Creek Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Danish Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Daybreak   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Finlandia   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Flat Iron Mesa   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Forest Creek Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Fox Fire   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Fur Hollow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Glacier Mesa   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Golden Hill Canyon   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Golden Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Golden Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Granite Mesa   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Greenwood Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Harvard Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hidden Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Holly Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hummingbird   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Little Willow   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Majestic View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Pebble Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Peruvian Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Quail Hollow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Quail Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Quail Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Raintree Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Riverwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Royal Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sandridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sandy Highlands   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sandy Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Scottish Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Seven Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Steeple View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Suburban View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Summer Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Summer Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunrise Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset Meadows Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Terrace Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Top of the World   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Valley Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Vineyard Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Whisperwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Wildflower   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Willow Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Creek Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Willow Creek Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Willow Creek Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Willow Creek Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Willow Creek View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Willowcreek   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Willowcreek Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

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 Alta Cove at Willow Creek. 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.

Maude Adams     (Born as Maude Kiskadden)
  Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday November 11, 1872 and died in Tannersville (New York) on Friday July 17, 1953 at an age of 80.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Alta Cove at Willow Creek

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<7>
 
Parley Baer
  Actor. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 5, 1914 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday November 22, 2002 at an age of 88. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Alta Cove at Willow Creek

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Parley Baer
 
Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
  Anthropologist. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Port Angeles (Washington) on Thursday February 14, 2002 at an age of 70.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Alta Cove at Willow Creek

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
 
Brigham Young
  Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Alta Cove at Willow Creek

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young
 
Loretta Young     (Born as Gretchen Young)
  Oscar winning actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday January 6, 1913 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 12, 2000 at an age of 87.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Alta Cove at Willow Creek

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Alta Cove at Willow Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alta Cove at Willow Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Cove at Willow Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5922, Longitude: -111.8263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Cove at Willow Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Alta Cove at Willow Creek to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.857 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.392 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.742 degrees.

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<7>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.

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