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Tooele, Utah

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The location of Tooele

Welcome to Tooele ...

The city of Tooele is located in Tooele County and is the County Seat for Tooele County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Tooele has a population of 34,628 people<2> (see below for details).

Tooele was established in 1851.

The community of Tooele is 4,860 feet [1,481 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Tooele is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Tooele: (435)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tooele had a population of 31,605 people (which is 54.29% of the total population of Tooele County). This makes Tooele the county's most populous community.

The population of Tooele represents 1.14% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,605 people, the population of Tooele increased 40.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,502 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tooele had an population of 34,628 people. This is an increase of 9.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tooele.

Communities near Tooele ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tooele and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Bluffdale   [Map]   13,484   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Fort   [Map]   392   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   11,000   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Herriman   [Map]   39,224   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rush Valley   [Map]   485   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Tooele. 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 Tooele. 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 Tooele. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

Websites for Tooele ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tooele ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Tooele County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tooele:

The official website for Tooele County:

The official website for State of Utah:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tooele - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tooele) 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 Tooele. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tooele

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tooele. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5439, Longitude: -112.3126     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tooele have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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