The city of Salt Lake City, also called "The Crossroads of the West" encompasses the following counties: Salt Lake. Salt Lake City's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Ralph Becker.
Salt Lake City encompasses land area: 109.1 sq mi (282.5 km2), water area: 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2). The elevation is 4,226 ft (1,288 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,666/sq mi (643.3/km2). The local time zone is Mountain (UTC-7).
Local area codes are 385, 801. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 49-67000, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.slcgov.com.