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Welcome to Murray (aka 'Murray City') ...
The city of Murray is located in Salt Lake County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Murray has a population of 49,295 people<1> (see below for details).
Murray was established in 1848 and was incorporated January 3, 1903.
The community of Murray is 4,330 feet [1,320 m] above sea level.<2> 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) and (385)<3>
The ZIP codes for Murray: 84107, 84117, 84121, 84123<4>
Population Details ...
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 (with a count of 34,024 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Murray had an population of 49,295 people. This is an increase of 5.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.88% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Murray.
Communities near Murray ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Murray:
Websites for Murray ...
Official Website: www.ci.murray.ut.us/
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.
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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: 08 Apr 2019