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Our Genealogy Helper for Cambria Pines ...

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 Cambria Pines (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 Cambria Pines. 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.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Cambria Pines 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 Cambria Pines. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Cambria Pines:

Salt Lake     (The home county for Cambria Pines)
  Wander Village   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Holladay   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
  Cottonwood Village   [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
  Cottonwood   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Mount Olympus   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Hillside Village   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Canyon View Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Greenfield Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Wasatch Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Woodstock Village   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Canyon Rim   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
  East Millcreek   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Val Verda   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  North Salt Lake   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Oakhaven Village   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Bountiful   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Woods Cross   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  West Bountiful   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Center Village   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Benchmark Village   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Centerville   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Chase Lane Village   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Aegean Village   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Farmington   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Morgan   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Enterprise   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Devils Slide   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Croydon   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Altus - Historic   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Summit Park   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Snyderville   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  South Snyderville Basin   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Park City   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Silver Creek Junction   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  North Snyderville Basin   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Rockport - Historic   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Wanship   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Peoa   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Oakley   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Kamas   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hoytsville   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lake Point   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Stansbury park   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Erda   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Tooele   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Ophir   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bauer   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Mercur - Historic   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Stockton   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Batesville - Historic   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Burmester   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Grantsville   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Rush Valley   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Clover   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Alpine   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Highland   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Cedar Hills   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Lehi   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Mutual Dell   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  American Fork   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Pleasant Grove   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Aspen Grove   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Sundance   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Lindon   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Saratoga Springs   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Bunker   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Christmas City   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Mound City   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Cranmer   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Midway   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hideout   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Heber City   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Daniel   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Wallsburg   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Timber Lakes   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Independence   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Uintah   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Uintah Village   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Washington Terrace   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Greenwood Village   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Hidden Village   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Riverdale   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Roy   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  South Ogden   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Westlake Village   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Hooper   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Tri-S Village Estates   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Evona   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Ogden   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Cambria Pines:

These websites are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

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



Morgan County:     Cyndi's



Summit County:     Cyndi's



Tooele County:     Cyndi's



Utah County:     Cyndi's



Wasatch County:     Cyndi's



Weber County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

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

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Cambria Pines.

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 Cambria Pines covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WNW Holladay Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WNW Elysian Burial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Union Pioneer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Memorial Mtn. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Murray City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Midvale City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Sandy City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Granite City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Cutler Hill Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Taylorsville Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW West Jordan City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Lk. Hills Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ft. Douglas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW South Jordan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Crescent Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW B'nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Montefiore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Salt Lake City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Brigham Young Family Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Wights Fort Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Draper City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum   [Map]     
  NNW Shaarey Tzedek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Memory Grove Memorial   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Kimball - Whitney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Valley View Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  ESE Alta City Cemetery   [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 Cambria Pines in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Cambria Pines.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Cambria Pines, with the one closest to Cambria Pines listed first.

Cottonwood   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cambria Pines
 - Cottonwood had railroad service and no post office
Union   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cambria Pines
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
Millcreek   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cambria Pines
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 61,270 people in 2018)
 - Millcreek had a post office and railroad service
Murray   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Cambria Pines
 - Murray had a post office and no railroad service
Williams   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cambria Pines
 - Williams had railroad service and no post office
Sugar House - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sugar House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cambria Pines
 - Sugar House had railroad service and no post office
Sandy   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cambria Pines
 - 1895 population of 749 people (with 96,901 people in 2018)
 - Sandy had a post office and railroad service
Taylorsville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Cambria Pines
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 60,192 people in 2018)
 - Taylorsville had a post office and no railroad service

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Cambria Pines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambria Pines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6555, Longitude: -111.8091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cambria Pines have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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:

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<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 Cambria Pines, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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