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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
(Salt Lake County)

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Welcome to Cottonwood Heights ...

The city of Cottonwood Heights is located in Salt Lake County.

A typical abbreviation for Cottonwood Heights: Cottonwood Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Cottonwood Heights had a population of 33,433 people.<1> (see below for details).

Cottonwood Heights was incorporated in 2005.

The community of Cottonwood Heights is 4,790 feet [1,460 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Cottonwood Heights is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Cottonwood Heights lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Cottonwood Heights: (801) and (385)<3>

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cottonwood Heights.

Communities near Cottonwood Heights ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Bountiful   [Map]   44,078   N   18 miles [29 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,328   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lehi   [Map]   61,130   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   38,756   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Riverton   [Map]   42,838   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Salt Lake City   [Map]   193,744   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cottonwood Heights ...

While we believe that this Cottonwood Heights is located in Salt Lake County, we know of another 2 Utah communities named Cottonwood Heights. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davis and Weber County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cottonwood Heights. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cottonwood Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

Websites for Cottonwood Heights ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottonwood Heights ...

Looking for more information about Cottonwood Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cottonwood Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cottonwood Heights.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cottonwood Heights. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottonwood Heights.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottonwood Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cottonwood Heights.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Cottonwood Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cottonwood Heights) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottonwood Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6164, Longitude: -111.8154     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cottonwood Heights.


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