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How Far From West View Park 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 View Park 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 View Park to:

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from West View Park 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 1,844 miles [2,967.6 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 6,976 miles [11,226.8 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 7,744 miles [12,462.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,727 miles [9,216.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named West View Park ...

While the name West View Park is unique within Utah, we know of one more community in the United States.

Communities Outside of Utah


Sullivan County

Our profile page for West View Park, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,607 miles [2,586.2 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near West View Park ...

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.

Allred   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South of West View Park   [Map]
Apple Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Call   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cedar Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Clint Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Cozydale   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Diamond Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
English Manor   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Foxglen   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Goodfellow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenwood Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Harmony Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Heritage Square   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Highland View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Jones   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kanesville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Laurel Lea   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Lee Mesa   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Meadowlane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Park Lake   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Peppermint Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Purser   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Quail Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
River Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Sandalwood Square   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Shamrock   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunray   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Sunset Dale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Tanner   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Valley Side   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West View Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1866, Longitude: -112.0288     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West View Park 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 View Park 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 332.072 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.696 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.816 degrees.

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