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Welcome to Grantsville ...

The city of Grantsville is located in Tooele County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grantsville has a population of 12,064 people<3> (see below for details).

Grantsville was established in 1848.

The community of Grantsville is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<4> 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 telephone area code for Grantsville: (435)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 12,064 people. This is an increase of 35.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 100.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grantsville had a population of 8,893 people (or 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 total 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).

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

Adding Grantsville 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 Grantsville 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 Grantsville elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Grantsville mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Grantsville ...

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

  • Tooele [Tooele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tooele
    • Tooele [Tooele County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Grantsville
    • 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<6>
  • Copperton [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperton
    • Copperton [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Grantsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperton
  • Stockton [Tooele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
    • Stockton [Tooele County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<6>
  • Rush Valley [Tooele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush Valley
    • Rush Valley [Tooele County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rush Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rush Valley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ophir [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ophir
      • Ophir [Tooele County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Grantsville
      • Estimated population in 2017: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ophir
    • Burmester [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burmester
      • Burmester [Tooele County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Grantsville
      • Former name for Burmester:
      • Grants Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burmester
    • Erda [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erda
      • Erda [Tooele County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Grantsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erda<6>
    • Stansbury park [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stansbury park
      • Stansbury park [Tooele County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Grantsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stansbury park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stansbury park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stansbury park<6>
    • Bauer [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bauer
      • Bauer [Tooele County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Grantsville
      • Former name for Bauer:
      • Buhl
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bauer
    • Mills Junction [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills Junction
      • Mills Junction [Tooele County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Grantsville
      • Former names for Mills Junction:
      • Milltown
      • Millvale
      • Milton
      • Richville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills Junction

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Grantsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grantsville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grantsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Grantsville) 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 Grantsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grantsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5963, Longitude: -112.4692       In this case, the coordinates for Grantsville 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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