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Welcome to North Salt Lake ...

The city of North Salt Lake is located in Davis County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Salt Lake has a population of 20,948 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of North Salt Lake, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1946.

North Salt Lake is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude 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) & (385)<5>

The ZIP code for North Salt Lake: 84054<6>

Websites for North Salt Lake ...

Official Website: www.nslcity.cc/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Salt Lake had an population of 20,948 people. This is an increase of 28.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Salt Lake had a population of 16,322 people (or 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 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).

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

Communities near North Salt Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Salt Lake.

  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of North Salt Lake
    • 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<8>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<8>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
    • 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<8>
  • Layton [Davis County]
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    • Layton [Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of North Salt Lake
    • 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<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Jordan
      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<8>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
      • 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<8>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
      • 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<8>
    • Kearns [Salt Lake County]
    • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood Heights
      • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of North Salt Lake
      • Estimated population in 2015: 34,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood Heights<8>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Salt Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Salt Lake. See our Newspapers 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.

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About Davis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Salt Lake: www.nslcity.cc/

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

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 Davis, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Salt Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Salt Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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, we've provided the following link: 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       In this case, the coordinates for North Salt Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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