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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Westlake Village 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 Westlake Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the Northeast (NE).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,845 miles [2,969.2 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Westlake Village to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 105 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 72 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,004 miles [11,271.8 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 7,772 miles [12,507.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,752 miles [9,256.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Westlake Village ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Westlake Village.

Within Utah, there is just one other community named Westlake Village. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 3 communities in the United States - with 4 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Utah

Communities outside of Utah


Communities Outside of Utah

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Westlake Village, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 586 miles [943.1 km] to the Southwest

Maryland

Charles County

Our profile page for Westlake Village, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,855 miles [2,985.3 km] to the East

Texas

Harris County

Our profile page for Westlake Village, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,183 miles [1,903.9 km] to the Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westlake Village ...

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.

Barbers   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast of Westlake Village   [Map]
Bowling Green   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cherrywood Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cobblestone   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Crisp   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Crown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Delta Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Dial Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
El Dorado   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fox Shadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Frost   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Green Tree   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hall View   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Harmony Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Heatherglen   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hector Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hector Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Hector Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunter   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Hunter Farmes   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Hunter Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunter Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jensen Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Jonesdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Kings Row   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lee Ann   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Little Trieste   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Log Haven   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mallard   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Maple Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Meadow Green   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadow Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Meadow Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Meadow Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadowgate   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Melody Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Merry Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Park Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Peachwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Quailstone   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Sharp   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Silver Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Springbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stone Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Sundown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunny Side   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunnybrook Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Sunnygrove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Swallow   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Valley Down   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Willow Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Willow Green   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Willow Run Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Woodledge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] 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 Westlake Village. 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 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Westlake Village

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 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Westlake Village

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 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Westlake Village

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 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Westlake Village

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 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Westlake Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westlake Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westlake Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westlake Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7016, Longitude: -111.9752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westlake Village 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 Westlake Village 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 331.985 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.552 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.821 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: findagrave.com.

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