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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies just to the North Northwest (NNW).
  • 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 Woodstock 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 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 5,751 miles [9,255.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodstock ...

We have found 39 communities that share the name Woodstock.

While the name Woodstock is unique within Utah, we know of another 39 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Utah

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Alabama

Bibb County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km] to the East Southeast

California

Alameda County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Alameda County   [Map]
Distance: About 591 miles [951.1 km] to the West Southwest

Colorado

Gunnison County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Gunnison County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Gunnison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Connecticut

Windham County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Windham County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,052 miles [3,302.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Georgia

Charlton County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Charlton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,796 miles [2,890.4 km] to the East Southeast

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,559 miles [2,509 km] to the East

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Illinois

McHenry County

Our profile page for Woodstock, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Indiana

Jackson County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Jackson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Marion County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,349 miles [2,171 km] to the East

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Kansas

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,480 miles [2,381.8 km] to the East

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Maine

Oxford County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Oxford County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,093 miles [3,368.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Maryland

Howard County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,840 miles [2,961.2 km] to the East

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Michigan

Lenawee County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Lenawee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lenawee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Minnesota

Pipestone County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Pipestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 836 miles [1,345.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Missouri

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,150 miles [1,850.7 km] to the East

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Woodstock   [Map]
Distance: About 2,224 miles [3,579.2 km] to the East Northeast

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New Hampshire

Grafton County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Grafton County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,043 miles [3,287.9 km] to the East Northeast

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New Jersey

Morris County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Morris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,935 miles [3,114.1 km] to the East Northeast

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New York

Greene County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,944 miles [3,128.6 km] to the East Northeast

Ulster County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Ulster County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,942 miles [3,125.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Woodstock   [Map]
Distance: About 2,891 miles [4,652.6 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Beaufort County
Although located in Beaufort County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Woodstock   [Map]
Distance: About 2,317 miles [3,728.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Champaign County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Champaign County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,483 miles [2,386.7 km] to the East

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Ontario

Our profile page for Woodstock   [Map]
Distance: About 1,599 miles [2,573.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Oregon

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Multnomah County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Franklin County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,794 miles [2,887.2 km] to the East

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Woodstock   [Map]
Distance: About 2,380 miles [3,830.2 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Berkeley County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Berkeley County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Charleston County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,823 miles [2,933.8 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Shelby County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,243 miles [2,000.4 km] to the East

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Texas

Bowie County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Bowie County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,072 miles [1,725.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Vermont

Windsor County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Windsor County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,006 miles [3,228.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Virginia

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,894 miles [3,048.1 km] to the East

Northampton County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,929 miles [3,104.4 km] to the East

Richmond City

Our profile page for Woodstock, Richmond City
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Richmond City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Shenandoah County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Shenandoah County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,763 miles [2,837.3 km] to the East

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Wisconsin

Richland County

Our profile page for Woodstock, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodstock ...

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.

Bee and Gee   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Woodstock   [Map]
Bridlewalk   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Cherry Tree Lane   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Chevy Chase   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Cottonwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cottonwood Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cottonwood Glade   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cottonwood Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Cottonwood Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cottonwood Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Crown Colony   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Dairy Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Enchanted Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Ethel Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Fisher Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Gill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Grant   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Haven Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Helm   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Hidden Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Holly Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Indian Wells   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
International Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Jamestown   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jeremy   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Laura Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Lazy Bar   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Cottonwood Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Millrace   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Normandy   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Olympus View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Paradise Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Pheasant Hollow   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Phoenician Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Ridge Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Rolling Knolls   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Silver Shadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Spring Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sunrise   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Tall Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Twin Peaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Twin Peaks Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Union   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Union View   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Walnut Brook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Warranty   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Wildwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Willow Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [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 Woodstock. 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Woodstock

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<9>
 
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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Woodstock

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Woodstock

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Woodstock

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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Woodstock

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodstock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6411, Longitude: -111.8563     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodstock 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 Woodstock 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 331.886 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.429 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.756 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Woodstock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Woodstock could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<9>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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