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Welcome to Murray (aka 'Murray City') ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Murray has a population of 48,826 people<2> (see below for details).
Murray was established in 1848 and was incorporated January 3, 1903.
The city of Murray has also been called Murray City.
The community of Murray is 4,330 feet [1,320 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Murray is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Murray lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Murray: (801) & (385)<4>
The ZIP codes for Murray: 84107, 84117, 84121, 84123<5>
Websites for Murray ...
Official Website: www.ci.murray.ut.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Murray had an population of 48,826 people. This is an increase of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Murray had a population of 46,746 people. This makes Murray the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Murray represents 1.69% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 46,746 people, the population of Murray increased 37.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 34,024 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Murray.
Communities Also Named Murray ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Murray - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Murray.
Communities near Murray ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Murray.
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 Murray. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murray.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murray. 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 Murray.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murray. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Murray.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murray ...
Looking for more information about Murray? 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 Murray, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murray.
Adding Murray to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Murray in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Murray was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.
We also found Murray in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Murray on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Murray: www.ci.murray.ut.us/
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022