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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Walkers.

This page contains six sections:

Around Walkers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Salt Lake City. It lies immediately north of Walkers. Salt Lake City has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is West Valley City. It lies just southwest of Walkers and has a population of 136,000 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 Walkers and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,710   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lehi   [Map]   62,712   S   23 miles [37 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   S   5 miles [8 km]
Ogden   [Map]   87,031   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sandy   [Map]   96,145   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
South Jordan   [Map]   70,954   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spanish Fork   [Map]   39,443   S   46 miles [74 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   59,992   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Jordan   [Map]   113,905   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Canyon Rim   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clark Village Gardens   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Denver City   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
East Millcreek   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Foothill Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Douglas   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Garden City Addition   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Granite   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Hamilton Village   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Jackson Park Village   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lincoln Village   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Redwood Village   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
South Salt Lake   [Map]   24,956   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
University Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Victory Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles

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

Salt Lake County ...

Walkers 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 Walkers ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Walkers.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Walkers. 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 Walkers. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the State of Utah

    Utah Tourism
    Parks for Utah

    Fishing in Utah
    Hunting in Utah


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 Walkers ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Salt Lake City Intl. (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   SLC   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Skypark Airport   [Map]   BTF   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Valley Rgnl.   [Map]   U42   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tooele Valley Airport    [Map]   TVY   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Walkers.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Salt Lake City Intl. (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   SLC   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Boise Air Terminal (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   BOI   NW   294 miles [473.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Provo Muni. (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   PVU   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wendover Airport (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]   ENV   W   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Skypark Airport   [Map]   BTF   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Valley Rgnl.   [Map]   U42   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tooele Valley Airport    [Map]   TVY   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   42U   NNE   28 miles [45.1 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boise Air Terminal   (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]
        Website for Boise Air Terminal
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ogden - Hinckley Airport   (OGD/KOGD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Evanston - Uinta Co. Airport   (EVW/KEVW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Provo Muni.   (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
        Website for Provo Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wendover Airport   (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]
        Website for Wendover Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walkers. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Walkers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walkers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7505, Longitude: -111.8966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walkers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Walkers), 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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