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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Woodland Gardens 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 Woodland Gardens 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 Gardens to:

  • Farmington [Map], which is the Seat of Davis County, lies just to the North.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the South (S).
  • 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 Woodland Gardens 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 6,992 miles [11,252.5 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 7,760 miles [12,488.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,740 miles [9,237.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodland Gardens ...

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


Communities Outside of Utah

South Carolina

Darlington County

Our profile page for Woodland Gardens, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,799 miles [2,895.2 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodland Gardens ...

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.

Bountiful   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Woodland Gardens   [Map]
Brown   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Castle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Chalet   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Chapel   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Cherry Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cherry Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Colonial   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cottonwood Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cottonwood Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Emerald Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Feller Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Gale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Golden Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Harbor Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hilltop   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hilltop Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hogan Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Jenkins Orchard   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Judge Holbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Lakeview Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Lynnhaven   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Maple Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Maple Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Maple Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadow Crossing   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Meadowlane   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Monarch Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Mountain Aire   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mountains Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Nelson   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Oak Way   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Oakleaf   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Orchard Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Orchard Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Paradise Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Paul   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Rainbow Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Shamrock Drive   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Skyline Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Spring Meadow   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Stanley Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Star Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Stone Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Summer Oak   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Summertree   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sundown   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Sunny Slope   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Sunshine   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Valerie   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Valley Side   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Vistaview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Woods Cross   -   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 Gardens. 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Woodland Gardens

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Woodland Gardens

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Woodland Gardens

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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Woodland Gardens

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Utah

About Davis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland Gardens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8722, Longitude: -111.8910     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodland Gardens 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 Gardens 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 331.935 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.507 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.76 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 Gardens.



 
 
 

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