January 23, 2018

Grantsville, Utah

Life in Grantsville, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Grantsville:



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Grantsville Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Grantsville?

  • Quiet. (Gary, 1 year)
  • Not too close to the city, not too far. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • Small town feel. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • Fresh air. (Erin, 2 years)
  • Seeing the Milky Way from my porch. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Small town feel. Everything within walking distance. (Diane, 5 years)
  • The drugs. (Joe, 6 years)
  • Small town, friendly people. (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • Playing volleyball with my friends. (Becky, 11 years)
  • Family close by. (Lisa, 20 years)
  • Dank weed. (Anonymous)

Grantsville Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Grantsville?

  • Good ole boy club in city politics. (Gary, 1 year)
  • Not having a lot of land. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • No grocery store on Sunday. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • Long drive for most of my errands. (Erin, 2 years)
  • I wish it rained more. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Cliques and mayor. (Diane, 5 years)
  • The cops. (Joe, 6 years)
  • No sidewalks for kids to walk to school. (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • Same thing everyday. (Becky, 11 years)
  • Far away from shopping. (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Grantsville?

  • Hike in the Stansbury mountains. (Gary, 1 year)
  • Parks with kids, library, Guzzle. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • Outdoor recreation. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • Go to the library, the park, walks, motor sports park. (Erin, 2 years)
  • The mountains are 15 minutes away for picnics, camping, hiking, etc. and you can’t forget pickle ball and tennis. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Hiking, walking, city park. (Diane, 5 years)
  • Drugs. (Joe, 6 years)
  • Go on walks if you stay in Grantsville. There are fun hiking trails nearby. (Becky, 11 years)
  • Hiking, playing sports. (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville’s Reputation

What’s Grantsville known for?

  • Small town. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • Cowboys. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • “Where’s that?” (Erin, 2 years)
  • Quiet living. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Cowboys. (Diane, 5 years)
  • Cows. (Joe, 6 years)
  • I don’t know, being friendly? (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • Cowboys. (Becky, 11 years)
  • Open spaces. (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville Crime

What’s the crime like in Grantsville? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Pretty low. (Gary, 1 year)
  • Not extremely common. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • Drug problem in the trailer courts. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • Not sure, but crime seems low. (Erin, 2 years)
  • Much less than where we came from. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Can be higher in some areas. I feel safe where I am even though I’m in an older part of town. (Diane, 5 years)
  • Better than Chicago. (Joe, 6 years)
  • Thefts in subdivision. (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • Medium. (Becky, 11 years)
  • A lot of weed. (Anonymous)

Grantsville Advice

Any advice for people moving to Grantsville?

  • Don’t expect to be accepted right away. (Gary, 1 year)
  • Come on over! (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • It’s a great place to build a house. Look into building. (Erin, 2 years)
  • Be considerate of others and turn off your lights. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Be friendly to everyone. Learn the culture. (Diane, 5 years)
  • Don’t try to change it. You moved here, let the city be Tooele. (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • Get to know people. Make friends. (Becky, 11 years)
  • Make friends with neighbors and people you meet. They will tell you all the traditions and stuff. (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Grantsville (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • High school. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • The Honey Festival is a lot of fun. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • I love the small town things the city does, like close down Main Street and have a fire truck run through it when the softball team wins state. That just doesn’t happen in the big city! (Erin, 2 years)
  • Driving around hearing all the local stories from a native friend. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Love the car show we have in the spring. (Diane, 5 years)
  • 4th of July is fun around here. (Becky, 11 years)
  • I participated in the 24th of July Pioneer Pageant one year. It was super fun! (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville’s Future

How do you think Grantsville will change over the next 10 years?

  • More people moving in will change the make up of the city. (Gary, 1 year)
  • More homes. (Karlee, 1 year)
  • Too many houses. (Brandy, 1.5 years)
  • I think there will be bigger neighborhoods, more restaurants, and more shopping. (Erin, 2 years)
  • It will grow bigger and get more traffic lights. The Milky Way will start to fade in the white noise. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Growth, growth, growth! (Diane, 5 years)
  • Not much. The people fear change. (Joe, 6 years)
  • Well, the rate houses are being built. I’m not sure but probably a lot of things. (Tiffany, 8 years)
  • More people. (Becky, 11 years)
  • It will get bigger and more businesses will come. (Lisa, 20 years)

Grantsville Facts

Any other interesting facts about Grantsville?

  • I’m still learning. (Erin, 2 years)
  • Everyone really is related! (Diane, 5 years)
  • Most sex offenders per square mile in Utah. (Joe, 6 years)
  • Unity. (Tiffany, 8 years)