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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.

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West Point 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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West Point history:

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.
The incorporation date of West Point: 14 Oct 1935

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