Dugway Proving Grounds

Tooele, Utah

Included zipcodes 84074

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Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is a US Army facility located approximately 85 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah in southern Tooele County and just north of Juab County. It encompasses 801,505 acres (3,243 km_, or 1,252 sq mi) of the Great Salt Lake Desert, an area the size of the state of Rhode Island, and is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges. It had a resident population of 795 persons as of the 2010 United States Census, all of whom lived in the community of Dugway, Utah, at its extreme eastern end. The name "Dugway" comes from a technique of digging a trench into a hillside to create a flat surface along which a wagon can travel. Dugway Proving Ground is located 13 miles south of the 2,624 sq mi Utah Test and Training Range. Combined, they form the largest military space in the United States.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Excelsior Academy
KG - 8 Public
Northlake School
KG - 6 Public
East School
KG - 6 Public
Harris School
KG - 6 Public
Tooele High
9 - 12 Public
Tooele Jr High
7 - 8 Public
West School
KG - 6 Public
Tooele High (south Campus)
10 - 12 Public
Middle Canyon School
KG - 6 Public
Overlake School
KG - 6 Public
Tooele High (homestudy)
7 - 12 Public
Copper Canyon School
KG - 6 Public

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Cities Near Dugway Proving Grounds

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
West Jordan 16.8 miles 108,062 $220,600 $1,051
Erda 4.4 miles 5,409 $242,200 $1,309
South Jordan 17.4 miles 56,528 $327,600 $1,448
Herriman 15.8 miles 25,022 $281,900 $1,328
Stansbury Park 6.6 miles 5,079 $230,700 $1,301
Rush Valley 14.4 miles 568 $163,800 $690
Grantsville 10.3 miles 9,391 $183,700 $700
Stockton 6.9 miles 674 $132,500 $844
Copperton 11.4 miles 551 $179,700 $0
Ophir 12.1 miles 111 $316,700 $0

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