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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Woodview Heights to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,849 miles [2,975.7 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 73 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 7,009 miles [11,279.9 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 7,777 miles [12,515.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,757 miles [9,265 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodview Heights ...

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   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of Woodview Heights   [Map]
Cobblestone   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Copper City   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Copper Hills Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Creekview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Crisp   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Crown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dial Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Dixie Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Falconcrest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Fox Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Georgetown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Glen Heather   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Green Tree   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Harmony Lane   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hector Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hector Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Highland Meadows   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Horizon   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hunter   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hunter Farmes   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hunter Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hunter Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hunter Stake   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jensen Circle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jonesdale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
King Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Kingsgate   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Trieste   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Majestic Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mallard   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Martin Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Meadow Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Meadowgate   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Merry Lane   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Orchard View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Park Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Polaris Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Silver Meadows   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Skyview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Springbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Sue Ann   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sundown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunny Side   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset Downs   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunset Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Swallow   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Teasel Downs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Walnut Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Willow Bay   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Willow Run Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Woodledge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [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 Woodview Heights. 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Woodview Heights

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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Woodview Heights

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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Woodview Heights

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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Woodview Heights

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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Woodview Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Woodview Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodview Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodview Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6458, Longitude: -112.0399     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodview Heights 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 Woodview Heights 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 332.031 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.601 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.863 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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