Freedom, Utah

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Freedom
Unincorporated community
Freedom is located in Utah
Freedom
Freedom
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 39°32′33″N 111°38′58″W / 39.54250°N 111.64944°W / 39.54250; -111.64944Coordinates: 39°32′33″N 111°38′58″W / 39.54250°N 111.64944°W / 39.54250; -111.64944
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Settled 1871
Elevation [1] 5,787 ft (1,764 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84646
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1441224[1]

Freedom is an unincorporated community in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. It is a small agricultural community on SR-30, four miles northwest of Moroni and six miles south of Fountain Green. It was settled in 1871 during a post-Civil War period when several patriotic names developed. The town was originally named Draper for an early settler, but was renamed Freedom in 1877.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 102
1910 124
1920 102 −17.7%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

The community has always been closely associated with the town of Moroni, even being included in its census precinct through most of its history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Freedom, Utah. Retrieved May 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 20, 2011.