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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Westview Terrace 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 community such as Westview Terrace to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Westview Terrace to Salt Lake City, 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,848 miles [2,974.1 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 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 7,008 miles [11,278.3 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 7,776 miles [12,514.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,756 miles [9,263.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Westview Terrace ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Westview Terrace.

While the name Westview Terrace is unique within Utah, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Westview Terrace, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km] to the East

Texas

Harris County

Our profile page for Westview Terrace, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km] to the Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westview Terrace ...

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.

Cherrywood Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Westview Terrace   [Map]
Cobblestone   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Copper City   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Copper Hills Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Creekview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Crown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dial Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Dixie Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Fox Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Frost   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Georgetown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Tree   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Harmony Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hector Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hector Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Horizon   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Hunter Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hunter Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hunter Stake   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Indian Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jensen Circle   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jonesdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
King Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kingsgate   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Little Trieste   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Mallard   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Martin Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadow Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadowgate   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Park Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Polaris Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Skyview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Springbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sundown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset Downs   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sunset Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Swallow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Walnut Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Willow Bay   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Willow Run Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Woodledge   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [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 Westview Terrace. 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westview Terrace

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<7>
 
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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westview Terrace

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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westview Terrace

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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westview Terrace

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westview Terrace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6522, Longitude: -112.0163     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westview Terrace 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 Westview Terrace 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 332.013 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.58 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.849 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Westview Terrace.



 
 
 

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