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West Ogden Heights, Utah

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for West Ogden Heights.

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How Far From West Ogden Heights 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 community such as West Ogden Heights to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from West Ogden Heights 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 1,842 miles [2,964.4 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 6,973 miles [11,222 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 7,741 miles [12,457.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,725 miles [9,213.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near West Ogden Heights ...

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.

Apple Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South of West Ogden Heights   [Map]
Bonnie Lane   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Call   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Cedar Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Chamberlains   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Cinnamon Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Cozydale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Cross   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Crouch   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Diamond Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Downs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Dundee Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Esquire   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Five Points   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Golden View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greenwood Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harmony Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Harris   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hidden Village   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Highland View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hunters   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lark Circle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Laurel Lea   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lee Mesa   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lovelock   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Maple Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Melody Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mitchell   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Park Lake   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pearwood Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Purdy   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Quail Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Quail Run   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riders   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
River Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Shady Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Slaterville (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunray   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tanner   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Terrace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Townside Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
University Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
University Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
University Place   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Valley Side   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Willow Wood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from West Ogden Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Ogden Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Ogden Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2219, Longitude: -111.9997     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Ogden Heights 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 West Ogden Heights 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 332.053 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.676 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.797 degrees.

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