Rosette, Utah

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Rosette, Utah
Unincorporated community
Rosette is located in Utah
Rosette
Rosette
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°49′07″N 113°24′47″W / 41.81861°N 113.41306°W / 41.81861; -113.41306Coordinates: 41°49′07″N 113°24′47″W / 41.81861°N 113.41306°W / 41.81861; -113.41306
Country United States
State Utah
County Box Elder
Named for Wild roses
Elevation[1] 5,686 ft (1,733 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84329
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1445146[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 100
1930 77 −23.0%
1940 86 11.7%
1950 68 −20.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Rosette is an unincorporated ranching community in Box Elder County, Utah, United States.

Rosette is located about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Park Valley.

The community was named by the town's first postmaster, Jonathan Campbell, in 1871. The name refers to the wild roses in the area.[3]

Climate[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rosette, Utah. Retrieved May 19, 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 321. ISBN 0-87480-345-4. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Rosette, Utah