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South Jordan, Utah

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Welcome to South Jordan ...

The city of South Jordan is located in Salt Lake County.

A typical abbreviation for South Jordan: S. Jordan

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, South Jordan has a population of 74,149 people<1> (see below for details).

South Jordan was established in 1859 and was incorporated November 8, 1935.

The community of South Jordan is 4,650 feet [1,417 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of South Jordan is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

The ZIP code for South Jordan: 84095<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Jordan had a population of 50,418 people. This makes South Jordan the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of South Jordan represents 1.82% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 50,418 people, the population of South Jordan increased 71.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 29,437 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, South Jordan had an population of 74,149 people. This is an increase of 47.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 151.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Jordan.

Websites for South Jordan ...

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 South Jordan. 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 South Jordan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Jordan ...

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

Communities near South Jordan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Salt Lake City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of South Jordan

West Valley City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of South Jordan

Lehi   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of South Jordan

Located in Utah County

Millcreek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of South Jordan

Taylorsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of South Jordan

Murray   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of South Jordan

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of South Jordan

Located in Utah County

Eagle Mountain   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of South Jordan

Located in Utah County

Tooele   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of South Jordan

Located in Tooele County

Cottonwood Heights   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of South Jordan

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Jordan.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Jordan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<4>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 South Jordan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Jordan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- South Jordan) 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 South Jordan. 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 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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