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Peterson, Utah
(Morgan County)

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The location of Peterson

Welcome to Peterson ...

Peterson is located in Morgan County.

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

Peterson was settled in 1855.

Peterson is 4,880 feet [1,487 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Peterson is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Peterson: (801) & (385)<3>

Communities near Peterson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Peterson and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   31,363   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clinton   [Map]   21,971   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Farmington   [Map]   24,066   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kaysville   [Map]   31,776   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Peterson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Peterson: This one is located in Morgan County and the other is located in Weber County.

Beyond Utah, there are 21 communities that are also named Peterson - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peterson.

See 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 Peterson. 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 Peterson. 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 Peterson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Peterson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peterson ...

Looking for more information about Peterson? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Morgan County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peterson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peterson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peterson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peterson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1180, Longitude: -111.7677     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peterson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Peterson.

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