Burmester, Utah

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Burmester, Utah
Unincorporated community
Burmester, Utah is located in Utah
Burmester, Utah
Burmester, Utah
Burmester, Utah is located in the US
Burmester, Utah
Burmester, Utah
Coordinates: 40°41′28″N 112°27′08″W / 40.69111°N 112.45222°W / 40.69111; -112.45222Coordinates: 40°41′28″N 112°27′08″W / 40.69111°N 112.45222°W / 40.69111; -112.45222
Country United States
State Utah
County Tooele
Founded Before 1906
Named for Frank T. Burmester
Elevation 4,219 ft (1,286 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437515[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 159
1930 164 3.1%
1940 28 −82.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Burmester is an unincorporated community in Tooele County, Utah, United States. Burmester is located along Interstate 80 7 miles (11 km) north of Grantsville. Burmester was originally settled as a railroad community under the name of Grants Station; in 1906 it was renamed for landowner Frank T. Burmester.[3] The community severely declined during the Great Depression.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burmester, Utah
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 8, 2006. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 57. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.