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Welcome to Ajax ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ajax. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ajax to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ajax, please Contact Us.


Ajax would have been located within present day Tooele County.

Ajax was settled in 1863.

The community of Ajax was named Center before it was changed to Ajax.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Ajax: Named after William Ajax (1832-1899), an early settler who founded and operated the Ajax Underground Store.

Time Zone: The area where Ajax was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ajax would have been located in the (435) area code.

Communities near Ajax ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Batesville - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedar Fort   [Map]   392   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clover   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   143   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mercur - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ophir   [Map]   57   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ajax.

Communities Also Named Ajax ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Ajax - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ajax.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ajax. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ajax. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ajax.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ajax:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Tooele County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tooele County: www.co.tooele.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Ajax, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ajax) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ajax. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ajax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ajax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2523, Longitude: -112.3971     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ajax.

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