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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Bullionville 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 Bullionville. 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 Bullionville.

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

The Uintah County sighting report from eBird.

Since Bullionville is near Daggett County and also Sweetwater County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Daggett County

Sighting report for Sweetwater 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 Bullionville.

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

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

  • Vernal [Map], which is the Seat of Uintah County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Bullionville to Vernal, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 121 miles [194.7 km] to the West (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,720 miles [2,768.1 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,943 miles [11,173.7 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 7,710 miles [12,408 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,673 miles [9,129.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bullionville ...

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.

Burntfork (WY)   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest of Bullionville   [Map]

Dry Fork   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Dutch John   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Escalante Crossing   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Flaming Gorge Lodge   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Gusher   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Jensen   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Manila   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Naples   -   18 miles [29 km] to the South   [Map]

Communities Also Named Bullionville ...

While the name Bullionville is unique within Utah, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

Nevada

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Bullionville, Lincoln County   [Map]

This community is historic.<7>

Distance: About 326 miles [524.6 km] to the Southwest.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Utah

About Uintah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Uintah County: www.co.uintah.ut.us/

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- Bullionville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bullionville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7008, Longitude: -109.5732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bullionville 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 Bullionville 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 330.109 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.341 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.435 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bullionville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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