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Our Genealogy Helper for Bywater Park Estates ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Bywater Park Estates (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Bywater Park Estates. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Bywater Park Estates ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Bywater Park Estates.

  • Typical abbreviation for Bywater Park Estates: Bywater Park Ests.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Bywater Park Estates is located in Salt Lake County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Salt Lake County: Davis, Morgan, Summit, Tooele, Utah & Wasatch.

Below are the counties that are near Bywater Park Estates. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Bywater Park Estates:

  DirDistance
Salt Lake     (The home county for Bywater Park Estates)
  Hillside Village   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Scandia Village   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
  Towne and Country Village   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
  Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Greenfield Village   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
  Little Cottonwood Creek Valley   [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
  Canyon View Village   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Cottonwood Village   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Woodstock Village   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Raintree Village   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Alta Canyon Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Avalon Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Canyon Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
 
Davis
  North Salt Lake   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Oakhaven Village   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Val Verda   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bountiful   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Woods Cross   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  West Bountiful   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Center Village   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Centerville   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Benchmark Village   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Chase Lane Village   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Aegean Village   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Farmington   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Morgan
  Morgan   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Enterprise   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Devils Slide   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Croydon   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Summit
  Altus - Historic   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Summit Park   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Snyderville   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  South Snyderville Basin   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Park City   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  North Snyderville Basin   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Silver Creek Junction   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Rockport - Historic   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Wanship   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Peoa   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Francis   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Kamas   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Oakley   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Tooele
  Lake Point   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Stansbury park   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Erda   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Tooele   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Mercur - Historic   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Ophir   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bauer   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Batesville - Historic   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Stockton   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Burmester   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Grantsville   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Rush Valley   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Ajax - Historic   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Utah
  Alpine   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Cedar Hills   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Highland   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Lehi   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Mutual Dell   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  American Fork   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Pleasant Grove   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Aspen Grove   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Lindon   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Sundance   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Saratoga Springs   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Bunker   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Vineyard   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Wasatch
  Mound City   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Midway   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
  Cranmer   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Heber City   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Hideout   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Daniel   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Wallsburg   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Timber Lakes   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Independence   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Weber
  Uintah   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Uintah Village   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Hidden Village   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Riverdale   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Washington Terrace   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Greenwood Village   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Roy   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  South Ogden   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Bywater Park Estates, see our County-by-County Page for Bywater Park Estates.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Bywater Park Estates:

These websites are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //archives.utah.gov/

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Utah to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Salt Lake County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summit County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tooele County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Utah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wasatch County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Weber County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Utah,
Cemeteries of Salt Lake County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Utah
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Utah
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Utah, for Salt Lake County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Utah

Cemeteries Near Bywater Park Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bywater Park Estates.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Bywater Park Estates covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Memorial Mtn. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Union Pioneer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Granite City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Holladay Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Sandy City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Elysian Burial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Murray City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Lk. Hills Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Midvale City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Cutler Hill Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Crescent Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W West Jordan City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW South Jordan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Draper City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Taylorsville Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Wights Fort Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Riverton City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Alta City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ft. Douglas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Bluffdale City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Valley View Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Bywater Park Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Bywater Park Estates.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Bywater Park Estates, with the one closest to Bywater Park Estates listed first.

Cottonwood   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - Cottonwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Bywater Park Estates
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - 1895 population of 749 people (with 96,901 people in 2018)
 - Sandy had a post office and railroad service
 
Millcreek   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 61,270 people in 2018)
 - Millcreek had a post office and railroad service
 
Murray   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - Murray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Draper   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - 1895 population of 221 people (with 48,319 people in 2018)
 - Draper had a post office and railroad service
 
Taylorsville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 60,192 people in 2018)
 - Taylorsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williams   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bywater Park Estates
 - Williams had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Bywater Park Estates. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Bywater Park Estates in the 1890's.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bywater Park Estates. 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- Bywater Park Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bywater Park Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6172, Longitude: -111.8072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bywater Park Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>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 Bywater Park Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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