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Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Chaparral West, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chaparral West and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Chaparral West:
    • 40.694390, -112.087997
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Chaparral West
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chaparral West ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Arthur [Salt Lake County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arthur
    • Arthur [Salt Lake County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Chaparral West
  • Copper Cove [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Cove
    • Copper Cove [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Chaparral West
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper Cove
  • Copper Hills Heights [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Hills Heights
    • Copper Hills Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chaparral West
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Hills Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper Hills Heights
  • Copperview [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperview
    • Copperview [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Chaparral West
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperview
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    • Cyprus Heights [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cyprus Heights
      • Cyprus Heights [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cyprus Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyprus Heights
    • Equestrian Springs [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Equestrian Springs
      • Equestrian Springs [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Equestrian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Equestrian Springs
    • Falconcrest [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falconcrest
      • Falconcrest [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falconcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falconcrest
    • Glen Heather [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Heather
      • Glen Heather [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Heather have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Heather
    • Highland [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Highland Meadows [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Meadows
      • Highland Meadows [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Meadows
    • King Valley [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King Valley
      • King Valley [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King Valley
    • Majestic Grove [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Majestic Grove
      • Majestic Grove [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Majestic Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Majestic Grove
    • Martin Village [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin Village
      • Martin Village [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin Village
    • Orchard View [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard View
      • Orchard View [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard View
    • Progress [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Progress
      • Progress [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Progress have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Progress
    • Sue Ann [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sue Ann
      • Sue Ann [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sue Ann have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sue Ann
    • Teasel Downs [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teasel Downs
      • Teasel Downs [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chaparral West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teasel Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teasel Downs

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 Chaparral West. 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.

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    • Maude Adams     (Actress)
      • 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 the age of 80.
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<3>
    • Parley Baer     (Actor)
    • Bob Clotworthy     (Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • 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 the age of 87. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Clotworthy<3>
    • Don Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • 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 the age of 72. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Chaparral West.
      • West Jordan is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Fullmer<3>
    • Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • 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 the age of 83. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Chaparral West.
      • West Jordan is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer<3>
    • Dave Hrechkosy     (Professional hockey)
      • 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 the age of 60. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Hrechkosy<3>
    • Edward Hubbard     (Aviation pioneer)
    • Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz     (Anthropologist)
      • 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 the age of 70.
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz<3>
    • Brigham Young     (Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS))
      • Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at the age of 76. He is buried at Brigham Young Family Memorial Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young<3>
    • Loretta Young     (Oscar winning actress)
      • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday January 6, 1913 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 12, 2000 at the age of 87.
      • Salt Lake City is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chaparral West.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young<3>

How Far From Chaparral West to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Chaparral West and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Salt Lake City, which is the Seat of Salt Lake County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Chaparral West to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Salt Lake City, which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,851 miles [2,978.9 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 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,007 miles [11,276.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,776 miles [12,514.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,756 miles [9,263.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chaparral West. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chaparral West) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chaparral West. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6944, Longitude: -112.0880       In this case, the coordinates for Chaparral West have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Chaparral West to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.073 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.655 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.887 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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