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South Jordan, Utah

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The location of South Jordan

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Jordan.

This page contains seven sections:

Around South Jordan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Salt Lake City. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the north of South Jordan. Salt Lake City has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is West Valley City. It lies just northwest of South Jordan and has a population of 136,000 people.

For comparison, South Jordan has a population of 71,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from South Jordan and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,710   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Herriman   [Map]   39,224   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lehi   [Map]   62,712   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ogden   [Map]   87,031   N   46 miles [74 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sandy   [Map]   96,145   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Spanish Fork   [Map]   39,443   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   59,992   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Jordan   [Map]   113,905   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Alta Canyon Village   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cobblestone Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Featherwood Village   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Jordan Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Landon Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lane Village   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marion Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midvale   [Map]   33,208   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Riverton Majestic Village   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sandy City   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sandy Station Original Town   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sandy Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tamlee Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Transwest Village   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

For more communities neighboring South Jordan, please visit our County-by-County Page for South Jordan.

Salt Lake County ...

South Jordan is located in Salt Lake County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Salt Lake County: Davis, Morgan, Summit, Tooele, Utah & Wasatch.

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Jordan ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for South Jordan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Jordan ...

Looking for more information about South Jordan? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for South Jordan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Jordan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around South Jordan. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Jordan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Utah

    Utah Tourism
    Parks for Utah

    Fishing in Utah
    Hunting in Utah

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Utah Statewide Tourism
    South Jordan Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for South Jordan

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Utah

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Utah

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Utah

Airports Near South Jordan ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to South Jordan.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to South Jordan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Jordan. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Provo Muni.  (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wendover Airport  (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]   W   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Salt Lake City Intl.   (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]
  Website for Salt Lake City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Provo Muni.   (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
  Website for Provo Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ogden - Hinckley Airport   (OGD/KOGD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wendover Airport   (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]
  Website for Wendover Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for South Jordan:

The official website for Salt Lake County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Jordan.

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<2>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- South Jordan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South Jordan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Jordan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Jordan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5623, Longitude: -111.9387     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to South Jordan), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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