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Welcome to Erda ...

Erda is located in Tooele County<1>.

The location of Erda has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Erda was established in 1851.

Erda is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Erda is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Erda is within the boundaries of the (435) area code.

Adding Erda to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Erda in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Erda elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Erda on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Erda on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Erda ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Erda.

  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Erda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 135,248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Valley City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Valley City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Valley City<5>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Erda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<5>
  • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
  • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Erda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Erda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<5>
    • Kearns [Salt Lake County]
    • Tooele [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tooele
      • Tooele [Tooele County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Erda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,015 people
      • Former name for Tooele:
      • Tuilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tooele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tooele<5>
    • Magna [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magna
      • Magna [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Erda
      • Former name for Magna:
      • Pleasant Green
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magna<5>
    • Grantsville [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Tooele County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Erda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,064 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<5>
    • Copperton [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperton
      • Copperton [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Erda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Erda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Erda.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Erda. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Erda.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Erda. See our Newspapers Page for Erda.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erda ...

Looking for more information about Erda? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Erda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Erda.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Tooele County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Tooele, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Erda) 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 Erda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Erda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6127, Longitude: -112.3044       In this case, the coordinates for Erda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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