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Welcome to Gorgosa ...

Gorgosa is located in Summit County<1>.

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

Gorgosa is 6,330 feet [1,929 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Gorgosa is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Gorgosa: (435)

Communities near Gorgosa ...

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

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
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    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Gorgosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,567 people
    • Former name for Salt Lake City:
    • Great Salt Lake City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salt Lake City<5>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Gorgosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<5>
  • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
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    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Gorgosa
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Murray [Salt Lake County]
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    • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Gorgosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
    • Murray has also been known as:
    • Murray City
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bountiful [Davis County]
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      • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,981 people
      • Former names for Bountiful:
      • Calls Settlement
      • North Canyon Settlement
      • North Canyon Ward
      • North Mill Creek Canyon Ward
      • Sessions Settlement
      • Stoker
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<5>
    • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County]
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      • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2015: 34,343 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood Heights<5>
    • Midvale [Salt Lake County]
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      • Midvale [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Midvale has also been known as:
      • Midvale City
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midvale<5>
    • Holladay [Salt Lake County]
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      • Holladay [Salt Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holladay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holladay<5>
    • South Salt Lake [Salt Lake County]
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      • South Salt Lake [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Salt Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • South Salt Lake has also been known as:
      • South Salt Lake City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Salt Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Salt Lake<5>
    • North Salt Lake [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Salt Lake
      • North Salt Lake [Davis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Gorgosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Salt Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Salt Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Salt Lake<5>

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 Gorgosa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gorgosa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gorgosa. 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 Gorgosa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gorgosa ...

Looking for more information about Gorgosa? 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 Gorgosa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gorgosa.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Summit County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.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 Summit, 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 Gorgosa - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gorgosa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gorgosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7538, Longitude: -111.5696       In this case, the coordinates for Gorgosa 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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