Murray Neighborhood Guide | Utah Real Estate
Murray City is located in the heart of Salt Lake Valley and home to the Intermountain Medical Center and Murray City Park. Murray City offers some of the Valley’s most known shopping stores and eateries. As the state’s fourteenth largest city, there are more than 48,000 residents sharing this area. In addition, commuters enjoy the short 15-minute drive into Downtown Salt Lake.
Shops & Restaurants
Home of Fashion Place Mall, Murray boasts a large variety of shopping options, from Nordstrom to Brookstone to Claire’s and more. In addition, this mall features popular restaurants like California Pizza Kitchen, the Cheesecake Factory and BRIO Tuscan Grille. Other popular shopping and restaurant spots include Best Buy, Costco, Jason’s Deli and more than 100 other restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.
Parks & Recreation
One of the largest parks in the area, Murray City Park has something for everyone. With more than 63 acres, the park offers an arboretum, playgrounds, picnic facilities and a pool with a water slide. Other parks and recreation areas around the city feature tennis courts, sand volleyball, soccer fields and more. In addition, the convenient location of Murray allows residents easy access to freeways that will take them around the valley for additional activities.
There are seven elementary schools, two junior high schools and one high school in the Murray School District. In addition, the University of Utah is a short 15-minute drive away. Other local higher education schools include Salt Lake Community College, the LDS Business College and about a 35-minute drive away is Utah Valley University.