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West Mountain, Utah

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The location of West Mountain

Welcome to West Mountain ...

West Mountain is located in Utah County.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Mountain: W. Mountain

West Mountain is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of West Mountain is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for West Mountain: (801) and (385)<3>

Communities near West Mountain ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from West Mountain and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Lindon   [Map]   10,968   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mapleton   [Map]   9,773   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Payson   [Map]   19,892   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Salem   [Map]   8,210   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named West Mountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named West Mountain - they are located in Idaho and Texas.

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

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 West Mountain. 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 West Mountain. 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 West Mountain.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Mountain ...

Looking for more information about West Mountain? 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.

Looking for more information about West Mountain? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Mountain, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Mountain.

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

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<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Mountain) 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 West Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0608, Longitude: -111.7883     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Mountain.

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