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Welcome to Grantsville ...

The city of Grantsville is located in Tooele County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Grantsville has a population of 11,000 people<1> (see below for details).

Grantsville was established in 1848.

The community of Grantsville is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Grantsville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Grantsville: (435)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grantsville had a population of 8,893 people (which is 15.28% of the total population of Tooele County). This makes Grantsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Grantsville represents 0.32% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,893 people, the population of Grantsville increased 47.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,015 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 11,000 people. This is an increase of 23.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 82.88% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grantsville.

Communities near Grantsville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Grantsville and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bauer   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burmester   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Erda   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Point   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ophir   [Map]   57   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rush Valley   [Map]   485   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Grantsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Grantsville - they are located in Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grantsville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grantsville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grantsville. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Grantsville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantsville ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grantsville. 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: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grantsville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Grantsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grantsville) 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 Grantsville. 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 Grantsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5963, Longitude: -112.4692     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grantsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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