Beryl, Utah

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Beryl, Utah
Beryl is located in Utah
Beryl
Beryl
Location of Beryl within the State of Utah
Beryl is located in the US
Beryl
Beryl
Beryl (the US)
Coordinates: 37°53′45″N 113°39′41″W / 37.89583°N 113.66139°W / 37.89583; -113.66139Coordinates: 37°53′45″N 113°39′41″W / 37.89583°N 113.66139°W / 37.89583; -113.66139
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyIron
Named forBeryl
Elevation5,154 ft (1,571 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
84714
Area code(s)435
GNIS feature ID1437500[1]

Beryl (/ˈbɜːrəl/ BUR-əl) is an unincorporated community in west-central Iron County, Utah, United States.[1]

Description[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940122
195023995.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

The community has one school, Escalante Valley Elementary, and it is part of the Iron County School District.[3] Originally established as a Union Pacific Railroad siding, Beryl was named in 1901 after the semi-precious stone beryl found in the area.[4]

The 2012 Beryl (ZIP 84714), population is 944. There are 2 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 31.6. The US median is 37.3. 57.63% of people in Beryl are married. 9.86% are divorced. The average household size is 3.13 people. 40.54% of people are married, with children. 6.31% have children, but are single.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beryl has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[5]

See also[edit]

Flag of Utah.svg Utah portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Beryl". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 8 Feb 2006. Retrieved 4 Nov 2011.
  3. ^ "Iron County Schools". irondistrict.org. Cedar City, Utah: Iron County School District. Retrieved 11 Feb 2018.
  4. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide to the Origins of Geographic Names: A Compilation. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 11 Feb 2018.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Beryl, Utah

External links[edit]

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