West Valley City is a city in Salt Lake County and a suburb of Salt Lake City in the U.S. state of Utah.
The city was incorporated in 1980 from a large, quickly growing unincorporated area, combining the four communities of Granger, Hunter, Chesterfield, and Redwood.
The earliest known residents of the western Salt Lake Valley were Native American bands of the Ute and Shoshoni tribes.
The city has a total area of 35.5 square miles, of which 35.4 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles is water.
West Valley City is twinned with Nantou, Taiwan & Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico.
West Valley City is home to the Maverik Center and the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL.
The estimated population of West Valley City is 136,009.
West Valley is located on the northwest side of the Salt Lake Valley between Salt Lake City on the north, South Salt Lake on the east, Magna Township on the west, and Taylorsville and Kearns Township on the south. The Oquirrh Mountains loom over the city to the west, while the Jordan River marks the eastern boundary.
West Valley City is located at 40°41’30″N 112°0’4″ W (40.6916100, -112.0010500).
The elevation of West Valley City is 1,312 m, above sea level.