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Xanadu, Utah

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The location of Xanadu

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Xanadu.

This page contains six sections:

Around Xanadu ...

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

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

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Xanadu and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Draper   [Map]   47,710   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lehi   [Map]   62,712   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   E   Less than 2 miles
Ogden   [Map]   87,031   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sandy   [Map]   96,145   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
South Jordan   [Map]   70,954   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spanish Fork   [Map]   39,443   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   59,992   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
West Jordan   [Map]   113,905   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Bennion   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Briargate   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clark Village Gardens   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Enchanted Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hamilton Village   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hidden Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Indian Village South   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Majestic Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Midvale   [Map]   33,208   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Redwood Village   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
South Salt Lake   [Map]   24,956   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Union   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Vista Village   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wasatch Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Woodhaven Village   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles

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

Salt Lake County ...

Xanadu 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 Xanadu ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Xanadu. 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 Xanadu. 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 Xanadu ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 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 Xanadu.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Xanadu. 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]   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boise Air Terminal  (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   NW   297 miles [478 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Provo Muni.  (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wendover Airport  (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]   W   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tooele Muni.   [Map]   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Tooele Valley Airport  (FAA ID: TVY)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 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
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 ...

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About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Xanadu. 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 Xanadu.

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<2>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- Xanadu) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Xanadu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6672, Longitude: -111.9119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Xanadu 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 Xanadu), 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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