Murray (Utah)

Entity: 679
Entity Type: Municipality


The area in Salt Lake County, Utah, where Murray City is presently situated was known by its early settlers as South Cottonwood. By 1860, approximately 20 familes lived along the Cottonwood Creek. Murray City incorpporated in 1902 and annexed land several times to become a second class city which allowed the city to create its own school district. As of 1996 Murray's population stands at 33,000. The city enjoys its own school district, power and water department, library system, cemetery, senior citizen center, police and fire department.



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