Beryl, Utah

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Not to be confused with Beryl Junction, Utah.
Beryl
Unincorporated community
Beryl is located in Utah
Beryl
Beryl
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 37°53′45″N 113°39′41″W / 37.89583°N 113.66139°W / 37.89583; -113.66139Coordinates: 37°53′45″N 113°39′41″W / 37.89583°N 113.66139°W / 37.89583; -113.66139
Country United States
State Utah
County Iron
Named for Beryl
Elevation[1] 5,154 ft (1,571 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84714
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437500[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 122
1950 239 95.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Beryl is an unincorporated community in Iron County, Utah, United States. It has one school, Escalante Valley Elementary. Originally established as a Union Pacific Railroad siding, Beryl was named in 1901 after the semi-precious stone beryl found in the area.[3] The 2012 Beryl (zip 84714), UT, population is 944. There are 2 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 31.6. The US median is 37.3. 57.63% of people in Beryl (zip 84714), UT, are married. 9.86% are divorced. The average household size is 3.13 people. 40.54% of people are married, with children. 6.31% have children, but are single.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beryl has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beryl, Utah. Retrieved on May 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 30. ISBN 0-87480-345-4. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Beryl, Utah