West Jordan is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. It is a suburb of Salt Lake City located in the Salt Lake Metropolitan area (population 1,702,450) approximately 14 miles southwest of the city centre. As of the 2004 , the city had a total population of 92,000 earning it the place of Utah's sixth largest city.
The city began has a small settled outpost of Mormons in the mid-19th century mainly providing natural resources and defenses to the greater population centre of Salt Lake City. In present times the city finds itself connected in the concrete jungle of the Salt Lake Metropolitan area serving purpose as a suburb.
City landmarks are the historic Sugar Factory built in 1916, Gardner Village established in 1850, the Oquirrh Mountains of it's western border, the Jordan River on it's eastern border, and Kennecott Copper Mine, the world's largest open pit mine nestled in the Oquirrhs.
Web Sites and Links
Jessi Stringham PhotographyJessi Stringham is a Salt Lake City photographer who specializes in black and white portraitures for newborns, babies, children, families, and couples. She services the Salt Lake County area, as well as the surrounding cities.
West Jordan CityOfficial municipal web site. Links and information about city services and e-mail contacts for city departments.