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

  • 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 Holden:
    • 39.100925, -112.271054
    • 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 Holden
  • 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

Communities Also Named Holden ...

We have found seventeen communities that share the name Holden.

Within Utah, the name Holden is unique.

Beyond Utah, we know of another seventeen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these seventeen communities, fifteen are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Holden lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<1> to the north of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
    • California
      • San Joaquin County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Holden [San Joaquin County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Holden is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,869 miles [3,007.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Holden.
    • Illinois
      • Perry County
      • This Holden is located in Perry County and lies 1,241 miles [1,997.2 km]<1> to the east of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Holden.
    • Louisiana
      • Livingston Parish
      • This Holden is located in Livingston Parish and lies 1,356 miles [2,182.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston Parish community of Holden.
    • Maine
      • Penobscot County
      • This Holden is located in Penobscot County and lies 2,245 miles [3,613 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Penobscot County community of Holden.
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Holden is located in Worcester County and lies 2,106 miles [3,389.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Holden.
    • Minnesota
      • Goodhue County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Holden [Goodhue County].
    • Missouri
      • Johnson County
      • This Holden is located in Johnson County and lies 981 miles [1,578.8 km]<1> to the east of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Holden.
    • Ohio
      • Auglaize County
      • This Holden is located in Auglaize County and lies 1,502 miles [2,417.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Auglaize County community of Holden.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clarion County
      • This Holden is located in Clarion County and lies 1,740 miles [2,800.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarion County community of Holden.
    • Quebec
      • This Holden lies 1,748 miles [2,813.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
    • South Carolina
      • Oconee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Holden [Oconee County].
    • Texas
      • Limestone County
      • This Holden is located in Limestone County and lies 1,026 miles [1,651.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Holden.
    • Vermont
      • Rutland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Vermont community of Holden [Rutland County].
    • Washington
      • Chelan County
      • This Holden is located in Chelan County and lies 757 miles [1,218.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chelan County community of Holden.
    • West Virginia
      • Logan County
      • This Holden is located in Logan County and lies 1,628 miles [2,620 km]<1> to the east of the Holden that is located in Millard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Holden.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Holden ...

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.

  • Aurora [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
    • Aurora [Sevier County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Holden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<4>
  • Delta [Millard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Millard County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Holden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,642 people
    • Former names for Delta:
    • Akin
    • Burtner
    • Melville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<4>
  • Dover [Sanpete County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover [Sanpete County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Holden
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Dover. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
  • Greenwood [Millard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Millard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Holden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Maple Grove [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Millard County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Holden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Meadow [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow [Millard County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Holden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Oak City [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak City
      • Oak City [Millard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Holden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak City<4>
    • Oasis [Millard County]

How Far From Holden 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 town such as Holden to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Fillmore, which is the Seat of Millard County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Holden to Fillmore, with an average speed<7> 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 116 miles [186.7 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,878 miles [3,022.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 74 days and walking would take 107 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,109 miles [11,440.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,877 miles [12,676.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,849 miles [9,413.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Holden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HoldenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1009, Longitude: -112.2711    
<2>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 Holden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Holden could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Holden to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.056 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.498 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.096 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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