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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wallace.

This page contains three sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Wallace to:

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Wallace to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 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 6,972 miles [11,220.3 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 7,740 miles [12,456.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,723 miles [9,210.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

We have found 47 communities that share the name Wallace.

While the name Wallace is unique within Utah, we know of another 47 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Utah

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Alabama

Escambia County

Our profile page for Wallace, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,533 miles [2,467.1 km] to the East Southeast

Arkansas

Ashley County

Our profile page for Wallace, Ashley County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,235 miles [1,987.5 km] to the East Southeast

Little River County

Our profile page for Wallace, Little River County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,092 miles [1,757.4 km] to the East Southeast

California

Calaveras County

Our profile page for Wallace, Calaveras County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Wallace, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,896 miles [3,051.3 km] to the East Southeast

Santa Rosa County

Our profile page for Wallace, Santa Rosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,556 miles [2,504.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Wallace, DeKalb County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,588 miles [2,555.6 km] to the East

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Wallace, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,684 miles [2,710.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Idaho

Shoshone County

Our profile page for Wallace, Shoshone County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Illinois

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Wallace, DeKalb County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in DeKalb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Indiana

Fountain County

Our profile page for Wallace, Fountain County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,298 miles [2,088.9 km] to the East

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Iowa

Dickinson County

Our profile page for Wallace, Dickinson County   [Map]
Distance: About 859 miles [1,382.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Kansas

Wallace County

Our profile page for Wallace, Wallace County   [Map]
Distance: About 569 miles [915.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Kentucky

Woodford County

Our profile page for Wallace, Woodford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,458 miles [2,346.4 km] to the East

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Louisiana

De Soto Parish

Our profile page for Wallace, De Soto Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km] to the East Southeast

Saint John the Baptist Parish

Our profile page for Wallace, Saint John the Baptist Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,415 miles [2,277.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Wallace
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Michigan

Alcona County

Our profile page for Wallace, Alcona County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,441 miles [2,319.1 km] to the East Northeast

Huron County

Our profile page for Wallace, Huron County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Huron County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Menominee County

Our profile page for Wallace, Menominee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,250 miles [2,011.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Minnesota

Dakota County

Our profile page for Wallace, Dakota County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dakota County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Panola County

Our profile page for Wallace, Panola County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,296 miles [2,085.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Missouri

Buchanan County

Our profile page for Wallace, Buchanan County   [Map]
Distance: About 905 miles [1,456.5 km] to the East

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Montana

Missoula County

Our profile page for Wallace, Missoula County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Missoula County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nebraska

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Wallace, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 561 miles [902.8 km] to the East

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Nevada

Clark County

Our profile page for Wallace, Clark County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 422 miles [679.1 km] to the South Southwest

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New Mexico

Bernalillo County

Our profile page for Wallace, Bernalillo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bernalillo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

San Juan County

Our profile page for Wallace, San Juan County
This community is historic.
Although located in San Juan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Steuben County

Our profile page for Wallace, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,764 miles [2,838.9 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Duplin County

Our profile page for Wallace, Duplin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km] to the East

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North Dakota

Ward County

Our profile page for Wallace, Ward County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ward County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Wallace   [Map]
Distance: About 2,410 miles [3,878.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Wallace, Belmont County
This community is historic.
Although located in Belmont County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Wallace   [Map]
Distance: About 1,712 miles [2,755.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Wallace, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 612 miles [984.9 km] to the West Northwest

Lane County

Our profile page for Wallace, Lane County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Wallace, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,665 miles [2,679.6 km] to the East

Chester County

Our profile page for Wallace, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,884 miles [3,032 km] to the East

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Wallace, Northumberland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Northumberland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Marlboro County

Our profile page for Wallace, Marlboro County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,793 miles [2,885.6 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Codington County

Our profile page for Wallace, Codington County   [Map]
Distance: About 774 miles [1,245.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Van Zandt County

Our profile page for Wallace, Van Zandt County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Virginia

Washington County

Our profile page for Wallace, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,623 miles [2,612 km] to the East

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Washington

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Wallace, Snohomish County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Snohomish County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Harrison County

Our profile page for Wallace, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,651 miles [2,657 km] to the East

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Wallace, Kanawha County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,608 miles [2,587.8 km] to the East

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Wisconsin

Sawyer County

Our profile page for Wallace, Sawyer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Sawyer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Wallace ...

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.

Chamberlains   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Wallace   [Map]
Cross   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Crouch   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Dundee Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Golden View   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Harris   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunters   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Lark Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Lovelock   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Maple Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Mitchell   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Pearwood Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Purdy   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Riders   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
University Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
University Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
University Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2172, Longitude: -111.9469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wallace 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 Wallace 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 332.011 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.626 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.766 degrees.

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<7>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 Wallace, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Wallace 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.

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