Deseret, Utah

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Deseret
CDP
Deseret Relief Society Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places[1]
Deseret Relief Society Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places[1]
Location in Millard County and the state of Utah.
Location in Millard County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 39°17′15″N 112°39′04″W / 39.28750°N 112.65111°W / 39.28750; -112.65111Coordinates: 39°17′15″N 112°39′04″W / 39.28750°N 112.65111°W / 39.28750; -112.65111
Country United States
State Utah
County Millard
Named for Deseret
Elevation[2] 4,590 ft (1,400 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 353
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84624
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 2584761[2]

Deseret (Listeni/dɛz.əˈrɛt./[4]) is a census-designated place in Millard County, Utah, United States. The population was 353 at the 2010 census. Deseret is located about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Delta, and about 150 miles (240 km) southwest of Salt Lake City. The name Deseret comes from the Book of Mormon.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 150
1880 617 311.3%
1890 661 7.1%
1900 506 −23.4%
1910 414 −18.2%
1920 463 11.8%
1930 411 −11.2%
1940 350 −14.8%
1950 332 −5.1%
2010 353
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[5]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 353 people residing in the CDP. There were 124 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 1.4% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Deseret Relief Society Hall" Retrieved 2014-08-28.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deseret, Utah. Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ LDS.org: "Book of Mormon Pronunciation Guide" (retrieved 2012-02-25), IPA-ified from «dĕz-a-rĕt´»
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2011.