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Introduction ...

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

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 Cahoon Acres, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cahoon Acres and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Cahoon Acres 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 Cahoon Acres. 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 Cahoon Acres.

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

The Davis County sighting report from eBird.

Since Cahoon Acres is near Salt Lake County and also Summit County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Salt Lake 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 Cahoon Acres.

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

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

  • Farmington [Map], which is the Seat of Davis County, lies just to the North.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the South (S).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Cahoon Acres 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 6,992 miles [11,252.5 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 7,760 miles [12,488.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,740 miles [9,237.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cahoon Acres ...

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.

Bountiful   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast of Cahoon Acres   [Map]

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

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

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

Chapel   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Cherry Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Colonial   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Cottonwood Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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

Feller Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Gale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Garden Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Golden Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Harbor Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Hilltop   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Hilltop Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Hogan Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Jenkins Orchard   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Judge Holbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Lakeview Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Lynnhaven   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Maple Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Maple Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Meadow Crossing   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Meadowlane   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

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

Mountain Aire   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Mountains Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Nelson   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Oak Way   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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

Orchard Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Orchard Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Paradise Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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

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

Rainbow Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Shamrock Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Skyline Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Spring Meadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Stanley Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Star Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Summer Oak   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

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

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

Sunny Slope   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Sunshine   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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

Valley Side Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Woods Cross   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [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 Cahoon Acres. 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Cahoon Acres

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Cahoon Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Byron Foulger

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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

West Jordan [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

West Jordan [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Cahoon Acres

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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Cahoon Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Mortensen

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Cahoon Acres

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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Cahoon Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

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- Cahoon Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cahoon Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8736, Longitude: -111.8994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cahoon Acres 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 Cahoon Acres 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 331.941 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.515 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.764 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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