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

The community of Tooele is the Seat for Tooele County.

Tooele County is one of the original counties of Utah and was founded in 1849.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tooele had a population of 58,335 people. This is an increase of 43.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 40,735 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tooele represented 1.82% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 8th most populous county (out of 29 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201058,218+42.92%-0.2% since 2009
200958,335+43.21%+2.59% since 2008
200856,865+39.6%+3.92% since 2007
200040,735The Last Census

More information can be found on the Tooele County Census Page for Tooele County.


Below are some of the communities located in Tooele County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Tooele County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Tooele   30,70222,50236.44% increase  
Grantsville   9,2496,01553.8% increase  
Wendover   1,7241,53712.17% increase  
Rush Valley   62245337.31% increase  
Stockton   59044333.18% increase  

Websites for Tooele County

Official Website:   www.co.tooele.ut.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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