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Welcome to Tooele ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tooele has a population of 36,015 people<2> (see below for details).
Tooele was established in 1851.
The city of Tooele was previously named Tuilla. Going back to its beginning, The community of Tooele was originally named Tuilla. For more information about the names of Tooele, see The Names of Tooele on our Genealogy Page.
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)
The ZIP code for Tooele: 84074<4>
Websites for Tooele ...
Official Website: https://tooelecity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tooele had an population of 36,015 people. This is an increase of 13.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tooele had a population of 31,605 people (or 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 (which had a count of 22,502 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tooele.
Adding Tooele to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Tooele in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Tooele elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Tooele mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tooele on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Tooele ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tooele.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tooele. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tooele.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tooele.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tooele. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tooele.
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.
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The official website for Tooele: https://tooelecity.org/
The official website for Tooele County: www.co.tooele.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021