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Our Genealogy Helper for Canyon Crest ...

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 Canyon Crest (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 Canyon Crest. 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 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.

Canyon Crest is located in Davis County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Davis County: Box Elder, Morgan, Salt Lake, Tooele & Weber.

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

Davis     (The home county for Canyon Crest)
  Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Oakhaven Village   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Val Verda   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Bountiful   [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Center Village   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  West Bountiful   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Woods Cross   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Benchmark Village   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Centerville   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Chase Lane Village   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  North Salt Lake   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Aegean Village   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Farmington   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Box Elder
  South Willard   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Willard   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Morgan   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Enterprise   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Devils Slide   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Croydon   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Salt Lake
  Fort Douglas   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Jackson Park Village   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Salt Lake City   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  University Village   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Denver City   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Foothill Village   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Granite   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Maple City   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Lincoln Village   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Victory Village   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Canyon Rim   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Clark Village Gardens   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  East Millcreek   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Altus - Historic   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Summit Park   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  North Snyderville Basin   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Henefer   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Snyderville   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  South Snyderville Basin   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Silver Creek Junction   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Echo   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Wanship   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Coalville   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Hoytsville   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Park City   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Rockport - Historic   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Lake Point   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Stansbury park   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Erda   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Tooele   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Burmester   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Grantsville   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Bauer   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Stockton   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Ophir   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Alpine   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Cedar Hills   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Highland   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Lehi   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Mutual Dell   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  American Fork   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pleasant Grove   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Aspen Grove   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Sundance   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lindon   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Saratoga Springs   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Bunker   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Cedar Fort   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Cranmer   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hideout   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Mound City   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Midway   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Heber City   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Daniel   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Wallsburg   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Uintah   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Uintah Village   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hidden Village   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Riverdale   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Washington Terrace   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Greenwood Village   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  South Ogden   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Roy   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Westlake Village   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Hooper   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Tri-S Village Estates   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Evona   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Ogden   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Canyon Crest ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 4 newspapers that have been published in the area around Canyon Crest.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Canyon Crest, there are papers which were published within 2 miles [3.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Canyon Crest.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Canyon Crest:

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 Davis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Box Elder County:     Cyndi's



Morgan County:     Cyndi's



Salt Lake 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 Davis County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Utah   Cemetery Wiki for Utah
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Utah

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 Canyon Crest ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Canyon Crest.

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 Canyon Crest covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  ENE Lakeview Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WSW Bountiful Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Centerville City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Daniel Wood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Sessions Settlement Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNW Farmington City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Shaarey Tzedek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Salt Lake City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum   [Map]     
  S Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Kimball - Whitney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Memory Grove Memorial   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Brigham Young Family Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S B'nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Montefiore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Ft. Douglas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S Larkin Sunset Lawn 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 Canyon Crest in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Canyon Crest.

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

Woods Cross   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Canyon Crest
 - Woods Cross had railroad service and no post office
Centerville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Canyon Crest
 - 1895 population of 218 people (with 17,700 people in 2018)
 - Centerville had a post office and railroad service
Hot Springs   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Canyon Crest
 - Hot Springs had railroad service and no post office
Fort Douglas   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Canyon Crest
 - Fort Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
Salt Lake City   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Canyon Crest
 - 1895 population of 44,843 people (with 200,591 people in 2018)
 - Salt Lake City had a post office and railroad service
Farmington   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Canyon Crest
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 24,514 people in 2018)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Canyon Crest
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
Williams   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Canyon Crest
 - Williams had railroad service and no post office
Buena Vista   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Canyon Crest
 - Buena Vista 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 Canyon Crest. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Canyon Crest in the 1890's.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davis County:

The official website for State of Utah:

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- Canyon Crest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canyon Crest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8763, Longitude: -111.8510     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Canyon Crest 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 Canyon Crest, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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