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Welcome to Sandy ...
The city of Sandy is located in Salt Lake County.
The location of Sandy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Sandy has a population of 96,145 people<2> (see below for details).
Sandy was established in 1871 and was incorporated in 1893.
The community of Sandy is 4,740 feet [1,445 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sandy is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Sandy lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sandy: (801) & (385)<4>
The ZIP codes for Sandy: 84070, 84090-84094<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandy had a population of 87,461 people (which is 8.49% of the total population of Salt Lake County). This makes Sandy the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Sandy represents 3.16% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 87,461 people, the population of Sandy decreased 1.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 88,418 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sandy had an population of 96,145 people. This is an increase of 9.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.74% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sandy.
Communities near Sandy ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sandy and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sandy.
Communities Also Named Sandy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Sandy - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (2), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Virginia and West Virginia (4).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sandy.
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 Sandy:
Websites for Sandy ...
Official Website: www.sandy.utah.gov/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy ...
Looking for more information about Sandy? 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 Sandy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sandy.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sandy: www.sandy.utah.gov/
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