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Welcome to Mills Junction ...

Mills Junction is located in Tooele County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mills Junction: Mills Jct. (or less commonly used: Mills Jctn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Mills Junction for more information about variations on the name of Mills Junction.

In the past, Mills Junction was named Milltown and Millvale (and there are additional past names). For more information about the names of Mills Junction, see The Names of Mills Junction on our Genealogy Page.

Mills Junction is 4,280 feet [1,305 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mills Junction is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Mills Junction is located in the (435) area code.

Communities near Mills Junction ...

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

  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Mills Junction
    • 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.<4> 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<5>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Mills Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<5>
  • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Mills Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<5>
  • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Mills Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Mills Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<5>
    • Kearns [Salt Lake County]
    • Tooele [Tooele County]
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      • Tooele [Tooele County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Mills Junction
      • 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<5>
    • Magna [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magna
      • Magna [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Mills Junction
      • Former name for Magna:
      • Pleasant Green
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magna<5>
    • Grantsville [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Tooele County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Mills Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,064 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<5>
    • Copperton [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperton
      • Copperton [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Mills Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mills Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Tooele County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mills Junction. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Mills Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Mills Junction) 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 Mills Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mills Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mills Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6532, Longitude: -112.2892    
<4>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.
<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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