Annabella, Utah

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Annabella, Utah
Town
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Location in Sevier County and the state of Utah.
Location in Sevier County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 38°42′28″N 112°3′30″W / 38.70778°N 112.05833°W / 38.70778; -112.05833Coordinates: 38°42′28″N 112°3′30″W / 38.70778°N 112.05833°W / 38.70778; -112.05833
Country United States
State Utah
County Sevier
Settled 1871
Named for Ann S. Roberts and Isabella Dalton
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,292 ft (1,613 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 797
 • Density 1,083.5/sq mi (415.7/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84711
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-01750[1]
GNIS feature ID 1438228[2]

Annabella is a town in Sevier County, Utah, United States. The population was 795 at the 2010 census, an increase over the 2000 figure of 603.

History[edit]

The first two families to settle Anabella in 1871 were those of Harry Dalton, a member of the Mormon Battalion, and Joseph Powell. The first name given to the settlement was Omni Point, and Richfield was called Omni. The "Point" was a high rise in the terrain, five miles directly south of Richfield. The town name was later changed to Annabella, after two of the first two children born in the area: Ann S. Roberts and Isabella Dalton.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 205
1890 280 36.6%
1900 378 35.0%
1910 331 −12.4%
1920 345 4.2%
1930 335 −2.9%
1940 351 4.8%
1950 263 −25.1%
1960 177 −32.7%
1970 221 24.9%
1980 463 109.5%
1990 487 5.2%
2000 603 23.8%
2010 795 31.8%
Est. 2012 797 0.3%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 603 people, 186 households, and 165 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,083.5 people per square mile (415.7/km²). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 364.8 per square mile (140.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.18% White, 0.50% Native American, 1.49% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 186 households out of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 10.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $35,662 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,531. About 7.1% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Virgil Carter, American football player
  • Elias Gardner, Early Utah colonizer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 9. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.