Salt Lake County, Utah

county in northern Utah, United States

Salt Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,185,238,[1] making it the most populous county in Utah.

Its county seat and largest city is Salt Lake City, the state capital.[2] The county was created in 1850.[3]


  1. "Salt Lake County, Utah". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Utah: Individual County Chronologies". The Newberry Library. 2008. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved June 26, 2015.