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Welcome to Cottonwood ...

Cottonwood is located in Salt Lake County.

When the people of Cottonwood refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cottonwoodite<1>

Cottonwood is 4,380 feet [1,335 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cottonwood is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Cottonwood: (801) & (385)<3>

Communities near Cottonwood ...

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.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,710   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lehi   [Map]   62,712   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Salt Lake City   [Map]   200,544   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sandy   [Map]   96,145   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cottonwood ...

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

Beyond Utah, there are 47 communities that are also named Cottonwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona (4), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada (3), New Mexico (3), Oklahoma (2), South Dakota, Texas (10) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cottonwood. 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 Cottonwood. 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:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottonwood ...

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

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cottonwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cottonwood.

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

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cottonwood refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cottonwood may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottonwood - 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).

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<4>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- Cottonwood) 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 Cottonwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cottonwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottonwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6603, Longitude: -111.8352     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottonwood.

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