Introduction to Grantsville, Utah
Grantsville was originally founded as Twenty Wells in 1848. It was renamed Willow Creek in October 1850. The name of the city was changed to Grantsville after George D. Grant, a military leader who controlled the hostile Native Americans in the area. The city was incorporated on January 12, 1867.
Grantsville and nearby Attractions
- Donner - Reed Pioneer Museum
- Barrick Mining Museum
- Stansbury Park Golf Course
- Tooele City Railroad Museum
- Antelope Island State Park
- Fort Douglas
Things To Do In Grantsville
One can visit the Grantsville Fort Historic Marker while staying in the city. The Donner-Reed Pioneer Museum, the Tooele City Railroad Museum, the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum and the Barrick Mining Museum are in the area as well. The Beehive House and Fort Douglas are also worth visiting. One can enjoy horseback riding, camping, hiking, swimming and biking at the Antelope Island State Park.
Salt Lake City International is the nearest major airport.
Grantsville Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at the University of Phoenix-Utah Campus, the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College.