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Introduction ...

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

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 Burton Addition, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Burton Addition and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Burton Addition 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 Burton Addition. 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 Burton Addition.

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 Burton Addition is near Davis County and also Summit County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Davis 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 Burton Addition.

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

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies just to the North.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the North (N).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,841 miles [2,962.8 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Burton Addition 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 7,002 miles [11,268.6 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 7,770 miles [12,504.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,749 miles [9,252.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Burton Addition ...

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.

Barbers   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Burton Addition   [Map]

Cannon   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Clover Hollow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

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

Eddie Kay   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Erin Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Farm Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Forest Dale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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

Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Green Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Hector Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

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

Indian Wells   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

Kings Row   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Laura Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Lincoln Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Lincoln Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Meadow Green   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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

Misty Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Murray   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Park Central   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

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

Rose Garden   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

Sage Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Sharp   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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

Stone Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Sugar House (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Sunstone   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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

Temple View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Victory Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Village Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

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

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

Woodside Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Xanadu   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Zions Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [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 Burton Addition. 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Burton Addition

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Burton Addition

West Jordan [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Burton Addition

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Burton Addition

West Jordan [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Burton Addition

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Burton Addition

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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Burton Addition

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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Burton Addition

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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Burton Addition

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey

Professional golf. He was born in Chipley (Florida) on Saturday August 6, 1938 and died in Park City (Utah) on Friday August 26, 1994 at an age of 56. He was buried at Oakland Cemetery (Leon County, Florida) [Map].

Park City [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Burton Addition

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burton Addition. 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 '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- Burton Addition) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton Addition. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6988, Longitude: -111.8922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burton Addition 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 Burton Addition 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 331.919 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.474 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.773 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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