RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Bridlewood, Utah

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other UT
Communities























Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Bridlewood.

This page contains eight sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Bridlewood, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bridlewood and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Bridlewood and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Bridlewood. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Bridlewood.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Davis County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Davis County sighting report from eBird.

Since Bridlewood is near Salt Lake County and also Summit County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Salt Lake County

Sighting report for Summit County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Bridlewood.

How Far From Bridlewood to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Bridlewood and extending to:

  • Farmington [Map], which is the Seat of Davis County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from Bridlewood to Farmington, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the South (S).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 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 6,993 miles [11,254.1 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 7,761 miles [12,490.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,741 miles [9,239.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bridlewood ...

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.

Brown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest of Bridlewood   [Map]

Castle   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Chalet   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Feller Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Garden Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Harbor Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Hillside Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Hillside Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Jenkins Orchard   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Lakeview Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Maple Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Maple Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Monarch Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Mountain Aire   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Mountains Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Nelson   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Oak Way   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Oakleaf   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Orchard Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Orchard Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Orchard Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Paradise Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Paul   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Pleasant   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Rainbow Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Shamrock Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Skyline Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Stanley Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Star Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Summer Oak   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Sundown   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Sunset Hollow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Sunshine   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Valerie   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Valley Side   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Valley Side Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Wildwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [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 Bridlewood. 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 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

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 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Parley Baer

Solon Hannibal Borglum

Artist. He was born in Ogden (Utah) on Tueday December 22, 1868 and died in Stamford (Connecticut) on Tueday January 31, 1922 at an age of 53. He was buried at Silvermine Cemetery (Fairfield County, Connecticut) [Map].

Ogden [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Solon Hannibal Borglum

Bob Clotworthy

Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Newark (New Jersey) on Friday May 8, 1931 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Friday June 1, 2018 at an age of 87. He was buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah) [Map].

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Clotworthy

Byron Foulger

Actor. He was born in Ogden (Utah) on Sunday August 27, 1899 and died in Hollywood (California) on Saturday April 4, 1970 at an age of 70. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Ogden [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Byron Foulger

Don Fullmer

Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday February 21, 1939 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Saturday January 28, 2012 at an age of 72. He was buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah) [Map].

West Jordan [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Bridlewood

West Jordan [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Fullmer

Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer

Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday July 21, 1931 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Monday April 27, 2015 at an age of 83. He was buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah) [Map].

West Jordan [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Bridlewood

West Jordan [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer

Dave Hrechkosy

Professional hockey. He was born in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Thursday November 1, 1951 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday March 7, 2012 at an age of 60. He was buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah) [Map].

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Hrechkosy

Edward Hubbard

Aviation pioneer. He was born in San Francisco (California) on Thursday January 3, 1889 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Tueday December 18, 1928 at an age of 39. He was buried at Evergreen - Washelli Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Hubbard

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 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz

William Mortensen

Artist, photographer, author. He was born in Park City (Utah) on Wednesday January 27, 1897 and died in La Jolla (California) on Thursday August 12, 1965 at an age of 68. He was buried at Fairhaven Memorial Park (Orange County, California) [Map].

Park City [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Mortensen

Moroni Olsen

Actor. He was born in Ogden (Utah) on Thursday June 27, 1889 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday November 22, 1954 at an age of 65.

Ogden [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Moroni Olsen

Danny Walton

Major League Baseball. He was born in Los Angeles (California) on Monday July 14, 1947 and died in Morgan (Utah) on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at an age of 70. He was buried at Huntsville Cemetery (Weber County, Utah) [Map].

Morgan [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Bridlewood

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

Communities Also Named Bridlewood ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Bridlewood.

While the name Bridlewood is unique within Utah, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Utah

Jump ahead to ...

AlabamaOntario  
 
LouisianaSouth Carolina  
 
MarylandVirginia  
 
Mississippi   

Alabama

Mobile County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Mobile County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,498 miles [2,410.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Bridlewood, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 1,363 miles [2,193.5 km] to the East Southeast.

Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Baltimore County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,851 miles [2,978.9 km] to the East.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,824 miles [2,935.4 km] to the East.

Mississippi

Rankin County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Rankin County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,339 miles [2,154.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Ontario

Our profile page for Bridlewood   [Map]

Distance: About 1,827 miles [2,940.3 km] to the East Northeast.

South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Anderson County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,643 miles [2,644.2 km] to the East.

Virginia

Henrico County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Henrico County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,833 miles [2,949.9 km] to the East.

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Bridlewood, Roanoke County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,717 miles [2,763.2 km] to the East.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.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- Bridlewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridlewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8463, Longitude: -111.8805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bridlewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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 Bridlewood to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

- Return to Citation

<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.924 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.492 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.755 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019