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Welcome to Granger ...

Granger is located in Salt Lake County<1>.

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

Granger is 4,260 feet [1,298 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Granger is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Granger: (801) and (385)<4>

Adding Granger 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 Granger 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 Granger elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Granger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Granger - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Texas (2), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Granger ...

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

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lake City
    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Granger
    • 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<6>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Granger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<6>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Granger
    • 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<6>
  • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Jordan
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Granger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
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      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Granger
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Granger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<6>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
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      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Granger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<6>
    • Draper [Salt Lake County]
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      • Draper [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Granger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<6>
    • Riverton [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
      • Riverton [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Granger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<6>
    • Bountiful [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bountiful
      • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Granger
      • 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
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bountiful
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granger ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granger. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Salt Lake, 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 Granger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Granger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6966, Longitude: -111.9674       In this case, the coordinates for Granger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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