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North Salt Lake, Utah

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The location of North Salt Lake

Welcome to North Salt Lake ...

The city of North Salt Lake is located in Davis County.

The location of North Salt Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for North Salt Lake: N. Salt Lake

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, North Salt Lake has a population of 20,850 people<2> (see below for details).

North Salt Lake was incorporated in 1946.

The community of North Salt Lake is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of North Salt Lake is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: North Salt Lake lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for North Salt Lake: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP code for North Salt Lake: 84054<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Salt Lake had a population of 16,322 people (which is 5.33% of the total population of Davis County). This makes North Salt Lake the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of North Salt Lake represents 0.59% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,322 people, the population of North Salt Lake increased 86.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,749 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, North Salt Lake had an population of 20,850 people. This is an increase of 27.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 138.31% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Salt Lake.

Websites for North Salt Lake ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Salt Lake. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Salt Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Salt Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for North Salt Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Salt Lake ...

Looking for more information about North Salt Lake? 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 North Salt Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Salt Lake.

Communities near North Salt Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

West Valley City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

West Jordan   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Sandy   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Layton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of North Salt Lake

South Jordan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Millcreek   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Taylorsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Cottonwood Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

Midvale   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of North Salt Lake

Located in Salt Lake County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for North Salt Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Salt Lake:

The official website for Davis County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Salt Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Salt Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as North Salt Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Salt Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Salt Lake) 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 North Salt Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Salt Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Salt Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8444, Longitude: -111.9193     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Salt Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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