Grantsville City, Utah is located in Tooele County, south of I-80. The elevation is approximately 4, 260 ft. Grantsville is 35 minutes west of the Salt Lake City International Airport. The Stansbury Mountains border the City on the West and the Great Salt Lake borders the City to the North. Grantsville City was established in 1867 and is proud of it's pioneer history. It is considered a small town, but is currently experiencing a lot of growth. It is the second most populous city in Tooele County. The City has one High school (grades 9-12), one Jr. High school (grades 7-8) and three elementary schools (grades K-6). The Deseret Peak Complex and the Utah Motorsports Campus are located within Grantsville City boundaries.
Grantsville City has one part-time Mayor, one full-time City Manager, and 5 City Council positions. The City Council meets twice a month. The City's biggest celebration is the 4th of July with a parade, fireworks, queen contest, flag ceremony, breakfast and park activities. The celebration also includes week long sports competitions such as tennis, 3 on 3 basketball, volleyball, and soccer. The longest tradition in Grantsville is the Old Folks Sociable. It's always in March and includes a dinner and program that highlights local seniors, a car show and a 'children's sociable' that displays the many talents of the youth.