Greenwich, Utah

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Greenwich
Unincorporated community
Greenwich is located in Utah
Greenwich
Greenwich
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 38°25′52″N 111°55′23″W / 38.43111°N 111.92306°W / 38.43111; -111.92306Coordinates: 38°25′52″N 111°55′23″W / 38.43111°N 111.92306°W / 38.43111; -111.92306
Country United States
State Utah
County Piute
Elevation 6,854 ft (2,089 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84732
GNIS feature ID 1437572[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 514
1890 181 −64.8%
1910 113
1920 217 92.0%
1930 139 −35.9%
1940 120 −13.7%
1950 138 15.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Greenwich is an unincorporated community in northeastern Piute County, Utah, United States, just east of the Fishlake National Forest. It lies along State Route 62 northeast of the town of Junction, the county seat of Piute County.[3] Its elevation is 6,854 feet (2,089 m).[1] Although Greenwich is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84732.[4] Greenwich is said to be an anglicized form of a Native American name.[5]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Greenwich has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Greenwich, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 168. ISBN 0-87480-345-4. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Greenwich, Utah