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Welcome to Woods Cross ...

The city of Woods Cross is located in Davis County<1>.

The location of Woods Cross has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woods Cross has a population of 11,431 people<3> (see below for details).

Woods Cross was settled in 1865 and was incorporated in 1935.

The community of Woods Cross is 4,240 feet [1,292 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Woods Cross is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Woods Cross: (801) and (385)<5>

The ZIP codes for Woods Cross: 84010, 84087<6>

Websites for Woods Cross ...

Official Website: www.woodscross.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woods Cross had an population of 11,431 people. This is an increase of 17.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 78.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woods Cross had a population of 9,761 people. This makes Woods Cross the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Woods Cross represents 0.35% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,761 people, the population of Woods Cross increased 52.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,419 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Woods Cross.

Adding Woods Cross to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Woods Cross in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Woods Cross elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Woods Cross on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Woods Cross ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Woods Cross.

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lake City
    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salt Lake City<8>
  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 135,248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Valley City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Valley City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Valley City<8>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<8>
  • Layton [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
    • Layton [Davis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Woods Cross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<8>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<8>
    • Kearns [Salt Lake County]
    • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County]
    • Midvale [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midvale
      • Midvale [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Woods Cross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Midvale has also been known as:
      • Midvale City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midvale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midvale<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woods Cross. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woods Cross.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woods Cross. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woods Cross.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woods Cross ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Woods Cross: www.woodscross.com/

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Davis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woods Cross.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woods Cross - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Woods Cross). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woods Cross or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Woods Cross) 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 Woods Cross. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woods Cross

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woods Cross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8731, Longitude: -111.9165       In this case, the coordinates for Woods Cross have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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