Located in Salt Lake County and a rapidly growing suburb city with a mixed economy in Salt Lake City, Utah. West Jordan is nestled on the southwest end by the Salt Lake Valley. It was named after the Jordan River that is located nearby and where the city's limits begin on the western ban of the river and ends in the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains. The Kennecott Copper Mine is located near the city and is the most extensive man-made excavation found. West Jordan was first settled in the mid-19th century and wherein it has then developed its regional center. Numerous companies are headquartered in West Jordan, and that the city has four major retail centers with Jordan Landing being one of the most significant mixed-use planned developments in the region.
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