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Westwood Park, Utah

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The location of Westwood Park

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Westwood Park.

This page contains six sections:

Around Westwood Park ...

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

The next largest community is West Valley City. It lies just southwest of Westwood Park and has a population of 136,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,710   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lehi   [Map]   62,712   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ogden   [Map]   87,031   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sandy   [Map]   96,145   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Jordan   [Map]   70,954   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spanish Fork   [Map]   39,443   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   59,992   SW   5 miles [8 km]
West Jordan   [Map]   113,905   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Briargate   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Canyon Rim   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clark Village Gardens   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
East Millcreek   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Foothill Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Douglas   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Granite   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Hamilton Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jackson Park Village   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lincoln Village   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Redwood Village   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
South Salt Lake   [Map]   24,956   S   Less than 2 miles
University Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Victory Village   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Vista Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Salt Lake County ...

Westwood Park 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 Westwood Park ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Westwood Park. 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 Westwood Park. 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, attractions 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 Westwood Park ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   WSW   26 miles [41.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Westwood Park.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Boise Air Terminal  (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   NW   295 miles [474.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Provo Muni.  (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wendover Airport  (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]   W   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   WSW   26 miles [41.8 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Boise Air Terminal   (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]
  Website for Boise Air Terminal
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ogden - Hinckley Airport   (OGD/KOGD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brigham City Airport   (ICAO: KBMC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Evanston - Uinta Co. Airport   (EVW/KEVW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Provo Muni.   (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
  Website for Provo Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wendover Airport   (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]
  Website for Wendover Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Salt Lake County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westwood Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7266, Longitude: -111.8952     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westwood Park 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Westwood Park), 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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