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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Price [Map], which is the Seat of Carbon County, lies just to the Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 104 miles [167.4 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Wellington to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 4 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,043 miles [11,334.6 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 7,810 miles [12,569 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,774 miles [9,292.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wellington ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Wellington.

While the name Wellington is unique within Utah, we know of another 36 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Utah

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 IndianaMichiganOntarioWest Virginia

Alabama

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Wellington, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,425 miles [2,293.3 km] to the East

British Columbia

Our profile page for Wellington   [Map]
Distance: About 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the Northwest

Colorado

Larimer County

Our profile page for Wellington, Larimer County   [Map]
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the East Northeast

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Wellington, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,811 miles [2,914.5 km] to the East Southeast

Palm Beach County

Our profile page for Wellington, Palm Beach County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,960 miles [3,154.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Fulton County

Our profile page for Wellington, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,502 miles [2,417.2 km] to the East

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Wellington, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,516 miles [2,439.8 km] to the East

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Illinois

Iroquois County

Our profile page for Wellington, Iroquois County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,217 miles [1,958.6 km] to the East

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Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Wellington, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,302 miles [2,095.4 km] to the East

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Kansas

Sumner County

Our profile page for Wellington, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the East

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Wellington, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,346 miles [2,166.2 km] to the East

Menifee County

Our profile page for Wellington, Menifee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,465 miles [2,357.7 km] to the East

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Wellington, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,275 miles [2,051.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Maine

Piscataquis County

Our profile page for Wellington, Piscataquis County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,111 miles [3,397.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Wellington, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,809 miles [2,911.3 km] to the East

Somerset County

Our profile page for Wellington, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,879 miles [3,024 km] to the East

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Wellington, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,057 miles [3,310.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Crawford County

Our profile page for Wellington, Crawford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Gogebic County

Our profile page for Wellington, Gogebic County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,159 miles [1,865.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Minnesota

Renville County

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

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Missouri

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Wellington, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 893 miles [1,437.1 km] to the East

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Nevada

Lyon County

Our profile page for Wellington, Lyon County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the West

Nye County

Our profile page for Wellington, Nye County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Nye County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Wellington   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,813 miles [4,527.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

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

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Ohio

Lorain County

Our profile page for Wellington, Lorain County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,497 miles [2,409.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Wellington   [Map]
Distance: About 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Lehigh County

Our profile page for Wellington, Lehigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,849 miles [2,975.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Wellington   [Map]
Distance: About 2,372 miles [3,817.4 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

Our profile page for Wellington, Aiken County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,640 miles [2,639.3 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Minnehaha County

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

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Texas

Collingsworth County

Our profile page for Wellington, Collingsworth County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the East Southeast

Harris County

Our profile page for Wellington, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,078 miles [1,734.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Virginia

Fairfax County

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

Prince William County

Our profile page for Wellington, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,766 miles [2,842.1 km] to the East

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West Virginia

Roane County

Our profile page for Wellington, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,566 miles [2,520.2 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Wellington ...

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.

Carbonville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest of Wellington   [Map]
Elmo   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Helper   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Martin   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Peerless (Historic)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Price   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spring Glen   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunnyside Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Wildcat   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Carbon County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncountyutah.com/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Wellington. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wellington) 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 Wellington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wellington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5425, Longitude: -110.7341     [Map].

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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 Wellington 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 330.897 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.165 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.189 degrees.

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<7>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 Wellington 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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<8>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 Wellington, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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