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West Point
Davis County, Utah

ZipCodes
84015




Page Contents for West Point, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of West Point is approximately 8,000 2001, 9511 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,149 1990, 2676 2010.
The amount of land area in West Point is 18.606 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Point to Washington DC is 1931 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 21 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Point is positioned 41.12 degrees north of the equator and 112.09 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

on the northern end of Davis County, next to the Great Salt Lake south of Ogden and northwest of Salt Lake City. Here is a map page for West Point. This page has a detailed city map
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History & History Related Items

First settled in the 1860's, it wasn't until 29 May 1910 that West Point City was adopted as the official name because of its location at the western-most point of Davis County. The Town of West Point wasn't officially created until 3 September 1935.. The first permanent settler was James Hale, who gathered salt from the Great Salt Lake. This area was then known as South Hooper. As the area grew, around 1877, South Hooper was placed in Davis County while Hooper stayed mostly in Weber County with parts in Davis County. Other names for the area were Muskrat Springs because of so many muskrats which remain today, Sandridge because of the sandy backwash from old Lake Bonneville and Fruitia because of so many fruit orchards.
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The incorporation of West Point

14 Oct 1935


Attractions

Learn more about West Point
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West Point City Government

City Hall
3016 West 300 North
West Point City, Utah 84015

West Point Schools

Davis County Schools
P.O. Box 0588
Farmington, Utah 84025-0588
Phone: 801-451-1261 West Point

Miscellany

The population of West Point was:
1990 - 4,258
2001 - 8,000

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