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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Willow Cove.

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How Far From Willow Cove 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 Willow Cove to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Willow Cove 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 1,846 miles [2,970.8 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Willow Cove 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 73 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,005 miles [11,273.5 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 7,773 miles [12,509.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,753 miles [9,258.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Willow Cove ...

While the name Willow Cove is unique within Utah, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Willow Cove, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,251 miles [2,013.3 km] to the East Northeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Willow Cove ...

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 South of Willow Cove   [Map]
Crisp   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Delta Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Dial Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
El Dorado   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Fox Shadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Harmony Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hunter   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hunter Farmes   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hunter Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunter Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Jensen Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Jonesdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Lee Ann   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Mallard   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Meadow Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadow Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Meadowgate   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Merry Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Peachwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Silver Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Springbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sundown   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Sunny Side   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sunset Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Swallow   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Valley Down   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Green   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Woodledge   -   Less than 2 miles 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 Willow Cove. 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Willow Cove

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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Willow Cove

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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Willow Cove

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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Willow Cove

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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Willow Cove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willow Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6986, Longitude: -112.0036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Willow Cove 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 Willow Cove 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 332.007 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.578 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.838 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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