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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

Hot Springs is located in Salt Lake County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hot Springs: Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Hot Spngs. or Hot Sprngs.)

Hot Springs is 4,210 feet [1,283 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hot Springs is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Hot Springs: (801) and (385)<4>

Adding Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hot Springs ...

While we believe that this Hot Springs is located in Salt Lake County, we know of another 2 Utah communities named Hot Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Box Elder and Weber County.

Beyond Utah, there are 29 communities that are also named Hot Springs - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado, Idaho, Montana (2), Nevada (7), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Hot Springs ...

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

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lake City
    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
    • 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 Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hot Springs
    • 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<6>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy
    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Layton [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
      • Layton [Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<6>
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Jordan
      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • 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>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • 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
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • 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<6>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Draper
      • Draper [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<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 Hot Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hot Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hot Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hot Springs. 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 Hot Springs - 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 '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- Hot Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8119, Longitude: -111.9219       In this case, the coordinates for Hot Springs 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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