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Introduction ...

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

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 Brookside Park, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brookside Park and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Brookside Park 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 Brookside Park. 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 Brookside Park.

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 Salt Lake County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Salt Lake County sighting report from eBird.

Since Brookside Park is near Utah County and also Summit County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Utah 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 Brookside Park.

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

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the North Northwest (NNW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,838 miles [2,958 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Brookside Park to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 105 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 72 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,004 miles [11,271.8 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 7,772 miles [12,507.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,751 miles [9,255.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brookside Park ...

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.

Bee and Gee   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Brookside Park   [Map]

Blue Spruce   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Cherry Tree Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Chevy Chase   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

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

Cottonwood Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Cottonwood Glade   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Cottonwood Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Cottonwood Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Cottonwood Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Cottonwood Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Cottonwood Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Crown Colony   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

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

Ethel Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Fawn Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Flamingo Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Gill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Green Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Haven Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Haven Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Heather Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Helm   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Hillside Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Holly Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Indian Wells   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

International Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Jamestown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Jeremy   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Lazy Bar   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Locust Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

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

Olympus View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

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

Peony Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Pheasant Hollow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Ridge Road   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Rolling Knolls   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Shadow Mountain   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Shady Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Spring Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Sunrise Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Sycamore Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Tall Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Twin Peaks Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Walnut Brook   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Wander Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Wildwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Willow Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [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 Brookside Park. 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Parley Baer

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Clotworthy

Prentice 'Sean' Delaney

Songwriter, record producer. He was born in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday January 8, 1945 and died in Orem (Utah) on Sunday April 13, 2003 at an age of 58. He was buried at Orem City Cemetery (Utah County, Utah) [Map].

Orem [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Prentice 'Sean' Delaney

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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Brookside Park

West Jordan [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Brookside Park

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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Brookside Park

West Jordan [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Brookside Park

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Hubbard

Ken Hubbs

Major League Baseball. He was born in Riverside (California) on Tueday December 23, 1941 and died in Provo (Utah) on Thursday February 13, 1964 at an age of 22. He was buried at Montecito Memorial Park (San Bernardino County, California) [Map].

Provo [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ken Hubbs

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Brookside Park

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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Mortensen

Ernest 'Ernie' Wallengren

Screenwriter. He was born in Heber City (Utah) on Monday December 15, 1952 and died in Calabasas (California) on Tueday May 27, 2003 at an age of 50. He was buried at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

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

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernest 'Ernie' Wallengren

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Brookside Park

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

Communities Also Named Brookside Park ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Brookside Park.

While the name Brookside Park is unique within Utah, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

California

San Mateo County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, San Mateo County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in San Mateo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, New Castle County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in New Castle County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

New York

Rockland County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, Rockland County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,960 miles [3,154.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Ohio

Franklin County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, Franklin County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,522 miles [2,449.4 km] to the East.

Pickaway County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, Pickaway County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,520 miles [2,446.2 km] to the East.

Trumbull County

Our profile page for Brookside Park, Trumbull County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,608 miles [2,587.8 km] to the East.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookside Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookside Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6466, Longitude: -111.8372     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookside Park 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 Brookside Park 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 331.871 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.413 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.745 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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<8>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 Brookside Park 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.

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