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West Valley City, Utah
Welcome to West Valley City ...
The city of West Valley City is located in Salt Lake County.
The location of West Valley City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for West Valley City: W. Valley City
From the Census Estimates for 2017, West Valley City has a population of 136,170 people<2> (see below for details).
West Valley City was established in 1849 and was incorporated in 1980.
The community of West Valley City is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of West Valley City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: West Valley City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for West Valley City: (801) and (385)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Valley City had a population of 129,480 people (which is 12.58% of the total population of Salt Lake County). This makes West Valley City the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of West Valley City represents 4.68% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 129,480 people, the population of West Valley City increased 18.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 108,896 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Valley City had an population of 136,170 people. This is an increase of 5.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.05% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Valley City.
Communities near West Valley City ...
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To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Valley City.
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Websites for West Valley City ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Valley City ...
Looking for more information about West Valley City? 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 West Valley City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Valley City.
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The official website for West Valley City: www.wvc-ut.gov/
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019