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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Woodland Estates.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Woodland Estates to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Woodland Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ogden [Map], which is the Seat of Weber County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Woodland Estates to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,838 miles [2,958 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 72 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 5,725 miles [9,213.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodland Estates ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Woodland Estates.

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


Communities Outside of Utah

Illinois

Lake County

Our profile page for Woodland Estates, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,229 miles [1,977.9 km] to the East

South Carolina

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Woodland Estates, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,824 miles [2,935.4 km] to the East

Tennessee

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Woodland Estates, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,355 miles [2,180.7 km] to the East

Putnam County

Our profile page for Woodland Estates, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodland Estates ...

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.

Bonnie Lane   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Woodland Estates   [Map]
Emerald Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
England Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Golden View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Greenwood Village   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Harris   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hartman   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hidden Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
High View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Ironwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Lark Circle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lester   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mitchell   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Quail Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Raintree   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Ridgeline   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Ridgepoint   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Royal Oaks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Shadow Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Tri Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
University Place   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Valley Hi   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Yorkshire Meadow   -   Less than 2 miles 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 Woodland Estates. 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Woodland Estates

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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Woodland Estates

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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Woodland Estates

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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Woodland Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Weber County: www.co.weber.ut.us/

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 Woodland Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodland Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1566, Longitude: -111.9133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodland Estates 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 Woodland Estates 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 331.979 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.583 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.751 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 Woodland Estates.



 
 
 

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