A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Burnett.
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 Burnett, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Burnett and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Burnett and surrounding area.
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 Burnett. 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 Burnett.
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 Weber County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Weber County sighting report from eBird.
Since Burnett is near Davis County and also Morgan County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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 Burnett.
How Far From Burnett 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 Burnett to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Burnett and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Burnett ...
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.
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 Burnett. 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.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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.
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.
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].
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).
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.
Communities Also Named Burnett ...
We have found 13 communities that share the name Burnett.
While the name Burnett is unique within Utah, we know of another 13 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Utah
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Distance: About 1,554 miles [2,500.9 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,779 miles [2,863 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 1,154 miles [1,857.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,298 miles [2,088.9 km] to the East.
Our profile page for Burnett, Linn County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Linn County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Our profile page for Burnett, Shawnee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Shawnee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Saint Louis County
Distance: About 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Burnett, Cleveland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cleveland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 906 miles [1,458.1 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 1,469 miles [2,364.1 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burnett. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Weber County: www.co.weber.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019