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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Windsor Place.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Windsor Place 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 Windsor Place to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the West Northwest (WNW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Windsor Place 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 6,999 miles [11,263.8 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 7,767 miles [12,499.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,746 miles [9,247.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Windsor Place ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Windsor Place.

While the name Windsor Place is unique within Utah, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Windsor Place, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km] to the East Southeast

Saint Tammany Parish

Our profile page for Windsor Place, Saint Tammany Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,431 miles [2,303 km] to the East Southeast

Missouri

Cooper County

Our profile page for Windsor Place, Cooper County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,022 miles [1,644.7 km] to the East

South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Windsor Place, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,646 miles [2,649 km] to the East

Charleston County

Our profile page for Windsor Place, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,835 miles [2,953.1 km] to the East

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Virginia

Henrico County

Our profile page for Windsor Place, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,848 miles [2,974.1 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Windsor Place ...

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.

Cannon   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Windsor Place   [Map]
Capitol   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
City Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Edwards   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Federal-Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forest Dale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Fountain Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Foxs   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Franklin   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Fraternity Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glenn   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Grand View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Granite   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Holland   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Lincoln Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Martins   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Mead Circle   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Panorama   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Perrys Hollow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Pratts   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Rural   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Salt Lake City   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Silver Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Sugar House (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Syndicate Place   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Temple View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Thorn   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
University Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Victory Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Virginia Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Wahoo   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [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 Windsor Place. 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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Windsor Place

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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Windsor Place

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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Windsor Place

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 Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Windsor Place

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Windsor Place. 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Windsor Place. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Windsor Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windsor Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7477, Longitude: -111.8666     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Windsor Place 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 Windsor Place 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 331.904 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.46 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.755 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 Windsor Place.



 
 
 

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