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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From West Warren 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 West Warren 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 Warren to:

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from West Warren to Ogden, 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.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,849 miles [2,975.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 73 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 6,975 miles [11,225.2 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 7,743 miles [12,461.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,728 miles [9,218.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named West Warren ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name West Warren.

While the name West Warren is unique within Utah, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Utah


Knox County

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


Worcester County

Our profile page for West Warren, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,039 miles [3,281.5 km] to the East Northeast


Trumbull County

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


Bradford County

Our profile page for West Warren, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,840 miles [2,961.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near West Warren ...

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.

Cedar Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of West Warren   [Map]
Cottonwood Meadows   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Foxglen   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harmony Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kanesville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kingsville Junction   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Laurel Lea   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lee Mesa   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Mountain   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Park Lake   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pioneer Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Plain City   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Quail Point   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rosehill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Slaterville (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Tanner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Willow Wood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [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 in West Warren. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Warren) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Warren. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2502, Longitude: -112.1524     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Warren 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 Warren 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 332.176 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.823 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.884 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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 West Warren 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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