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Wayne Cooper, Utah

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Wayne Cooper to ...

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

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

  • Farmington [Map], which is the Seat of Davis County, lies just to the North.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Wayne Cooper to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> 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.
  • 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 6,990 miles [11,249.3 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 7,759 miles [12,486.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,739 miles [9,236 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wayne Cooper ...

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.

Birdland   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Wayne Cooper   [Map]
Bountiful   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Chapel   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cherry Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cherry Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cinnamon Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Colonial   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Cottonwood Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Cottonwood Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Emerald Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Evergreen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Feller Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Forest Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Gale   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Gold   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Golden Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Green Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hillside   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hilltop   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Hilltop Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Hogan Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Island View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Jensen   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Judge Holbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Lakeview Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Lynnhaven   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Major   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Maple Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Maple Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadowlane   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Mountain Aire   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Mountain Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Nelson   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Oak Way   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Orchard Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Paradise Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Placid Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Pleasant   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Quailbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Randall Way   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Reed   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Shamrock Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Spring Meadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Stone Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Summertree   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunny Slope   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunshine   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Susie Ranch   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Twin Hollows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Valerie   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Vistaview   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Woods Cross   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [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 Wayne Cooper. 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.

Maude Adams     (Born as Maude Kiskadden)
  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 an age of 80.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Wayne Cooper

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<7>
Parley Baer
  Actor. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 5, 1914 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday November 22, 2002 at an age of 88. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Wayne Cooper

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Parley Baer
Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
  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 an age of 70.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Wayne Cooper

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
Brigham Young
  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 an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Wayne Cooper

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young
Loretta Young     (Born as Gretchen Young)
  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 an age of 87.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Wayne Cooper

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Wayne Cooper. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayne Cooper) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayne Cooper. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8919, Longitude: -111.8897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayne Cooper 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 Wayne Cooper 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 331.935 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.51 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.757 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:

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