Teasdale, Utah

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Teasdale, Utah
Census-designated place
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 38°17′04″N 111°28′23″W / 38.28444°N 111.47306°W / 38.28444; -111.47306Coordinates: 38°17′04″N 111°28′23″W / 38.28444°N 111.47306°W / 38.28444; -111.47306
Country United States
State Utah
County Wayne
Settled 1878
Named for George Teasdale
Area
 • Total 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Land 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 7,103 ft (2,165 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 191
 • Density 48/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84773
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-75470
GNIS feature ID 2629955[1]

Teasdale is a census-designated place in western Wayne County, Utah, United States, between the Dixie and Fishlake National Forests. The population was 191 at the 2010 census. Teasdale lies along local roads south of State Route 24, southeast of the town of Loa, the county seat of Wayne County.[3] Although it is unincorporated, Teasdale has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84773.[4]

History[edit]

The community was named for George Teasdale, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 191 people residing in the CDP. There were 123 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 95.3% White, 2.6% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.0% Asian, 0.5% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Teasdale has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Teasdale, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Jenson, Andrew (8 August 1891). "In Rabbit Valley". Deseret News. p. 195. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Teasdale, Utah