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

Burnett, 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 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.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Burnett 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 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:

Sighting report for Davis County

Sighting report for Morgan 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 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:

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the North.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Burnett to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,840 miles [2,961.2 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 6,975 miles [11,225.2 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 7,743 miles [12,461.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,726 miles [9,215.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

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.

Apple Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Burnett   [Map]

Bonnie Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

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

Chamberlains   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Crouch   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Diamond Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Dundee Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Emerald Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

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

Golden View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Greenwood Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

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

Hartman   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Hidden Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

High View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

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

Lark Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Lovelock   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Mitchell   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Raintree   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

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

River Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

University Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

University Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

University Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Valley Side   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Whispering Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Yorkshire Meadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [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 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.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Burnett

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Burnett

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Byron Foulger

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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

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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Burnett

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 southeast of Burnett

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Burnett

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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

Jump ahead to ...

GeorgiaKansasTexas 
 
IllinoisMinnesotaWashington 
 
IndianaOklahomaWisconsin 
 
IowaTennessee  

Georgia

Gilmer County

Our profile page for Burnett, Gilmer County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,554 miles [2,500.9 km] to the East.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Burnett, Wayne County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,779 miles [2,863 km] to the East Southeast.

Illinois

Bureau County

Our profile page for Burnett, Bureau County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,154 miles [1,857.2 km] to the East.

Indiana

Vigo County

Our profile page for Burnett, Vigo County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,298 miles [2,088.9 km] to the East.

Iowa

Linn County

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.

Kansas

Shawnee 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.

Minnesota

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Burnett, Saint Louis County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km] to the East Northeast.

Oklahoma

Cleveland County

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.

Pottawatomie County

Our profile page for Burnett, Pottawatomie County   [Map]

Distance: About 906 miles [1,458.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Tennessee

Putnam County

Our profile page for Burnett, Putnam County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,469 miles [2,364.1 km] to the East.

Texas

Fannin County

Our profile page for Burnett, Fannin County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the East Southeast.

Washington

Pierce County

Our profile page for Burnett, Pierce County   [Map]

Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the Northwest.

Wisconsin

Dodge County

Our profile page for Burnett, Dodge County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Weber County

About Utah

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/

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- Burnett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1763, Longitude: -111.9599     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burnett 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 Burnett 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 332.017 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.63 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.777 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

<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Burnett 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.

- 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