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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Carriage Hill Estates.

This page contains eight sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Carriage Hill Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Carriage Hill Estates and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Carriage Hill Estates 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 Carriage Hill Estates. 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 Carriage Hill Estates.

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

The Weber County sighting report from eBird.

Since Carriage Hill Estates is near Box Elder County and also Davis County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Box Elder County

Sighting report for Davis 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 Carriage Hill Estates.

How Far From Carriage Hill Estates to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Carriage Hill Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Carriage Hill Estates to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,838 miles [2,958 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,968 miles [11,213.9 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 7,736 miles [12,449.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,719 miles [9,203.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carriage Hill Estates ...

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.

Cherrywood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North of Carriage Hill Estates   [Map]

Cinnamon Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Esquire   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Five Points   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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

Greenfield   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Heritage Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Hill Top   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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

Indian Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Jillville   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Jumpoff Canyon   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

King Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Lakeview Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Meadowlark Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Melody Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

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

Mountain Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Mountain Shadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Mystic Mountain   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Packer Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Paradise Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Quail Run   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Scottish Highlands   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Shady Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Stone Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

Sunny Slope   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Townside Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

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

Willowcreek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] 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 Carriage Hill Estates. 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.

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Carriage Hill Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Solon Hannibal Borglum<7>

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Carriage Hill Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Byron Foulger

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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Carriage Hill Estates

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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Carriage Hill Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton

Communities Also Named Carriage Hill Estates ...

While the name Carriage Hill Estates is unique within Utah, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

Virginia

Prince William County

Our profile page for Carriage Hill Estates, Prince William County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,824 miles [2,935.4 km] to the East.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Weber County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Weber County: www.co.weber.ut.us/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carriage Hill Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carriage Hill Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2877, Longitude: -111.9452     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carriage Hill Estates 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 Carriage Hill Estates 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 332.016 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.638 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.76 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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