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Wendover, Utah

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Welcome to Wendover ...

The city of Wendover is located in Tooele County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wendover has a population of 1,489 people<2> (see below for details).

Wendover was established in 1906.

The community of Wendover is 4,220 feet [1,286 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wendover is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: While Wendover is in the Mountain Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Wendover is located in the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wendover had an population of 1,489 people. This is an increase of 6.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wendover had a population of 1,400 people. This makes Wendover the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wendover represents 0.05% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,400 people, the population of Wendover decreased 8.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,537 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wendover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Wendover - they are located in Kentucky, Nevada, Ontario and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wendover.

Communities near Wendover ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Wendover.

  • Salduro [Tooele County] - Historic
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    • Salduro [Tooele County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Wendover
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salduro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Arinosa [Tooele County] - Historic
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    • Arinosa [Tooele County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Wendover
  • Shafter [Elko County] - Historic
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    • Shafter [Elko County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Wendover
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shafter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Barro [Tooele County]
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    • Barro [Tooele County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Wendover
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  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Hogan [Elko County] - Historic
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      • Hogan [Elko County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the west of Wendover
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hogan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hogan has also been known as:
      • Hogen
    • Oasis [Elko County]
    • Montello [Elko County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wendover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wendover.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wendover. See our Newspapers Page for Wendover.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wendover ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Tooele County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tooele County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Tooele, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wendover.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wendover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wendover) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wendover. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wendover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wendover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7361, Longitude: -114.0348    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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