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South Salt Lake, Utah
Welcome to South Salt Lake ...
The city of South Salt Lake is located in Salt Lake County.
The location of South Salt Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for South Salt Lake: S. Salt Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, South Salt Lake has a population of 24,956 people<2> (see below for details).
South Salt Lake was settled in 1847 and was incorporated in 1938.
The community of South Salt Lake is 4,240 feet [1,292 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of South Salt Lake is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: South Salt Lake lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for South Salt Lake: (801) and (385)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, South Salt Lake had a population of 23,617 people. This makes South Salt Lake the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of South Salt Lake represents 0.85% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,617 people, the population of South Salt Lake increased 7.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,038 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, South Salt Lake had an population of 24,956 people. This is an increase of 5.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.24% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for South Salt Lake.
Communities near South Salt Lake ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Salt Lake and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for South Salt Lake.
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 South Salt Lake:
Websites for South Salt Lake ...
Official Website: www.ssl.state.ut.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Salt Lake ...
Looking for more information about South 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 South Salt Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Salt Lake.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for South Salt Lake: www.ssl.state.ut.us/
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: 17 Jan 2019