Central, Utah

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This article is about the community in Washington County, Utah. For the town formerly called "Central" in Sevier County, see Central Valley, Utah.
Central
CDP
Location in Washington County and the state of Utah
Location in Washington County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 37°24′54″N 113°37′27″W / 37.41500°N 113.62417°W / 37.41500; -113.62417Coordinates: 37°24′54″N 113°37′27″W / 37.41500°N 113.62417°W / 37.41500; -113.62417
Country United States
State Utah
County Washington
Elevation[1] 5,216 ft (1,590 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 613
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84722
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 2629947[1]

Central is a census-designated place in northwestern Washington County, Utah, United States, on the edge of the Dixie National Forest. The population was 613 at the 2010 census. Central lies along State Route 18 north of the city of St. George, the county seat of Washington County.[3] Central has the ZIP code of 84722.[4] Central is the starting place of the annual St. George Marathon.

Central was settled before 1910. It became an incorporated town in 1935, but was disincorporated in the 1960s.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 110
1920 121 10.0%
1930 74 −38.8%
1940 70 −5.4%
1950 49 −30.0%
1960 21 −57.1%
1970 32 52.4%
2010 613
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[5]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 613 people residing in the CDP. There were 344 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 0.5% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8% Asian, 1.8% from some other race, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Central, Utah". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2011.