Central, Utah

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Central
Census-designated place
Location of Central within Washington County and the State of Utah
Location of Central within Washington County and the State of Utah
Coordinates: 37°24′54″N 113°37′27″W / 37.41500°N 113.62417°W / 37.41500; -113.62417Coordinates: 37°24′54″N 113°37′27″W / 37.41500°N 113.62417°W / 37.41500; -113.62417
Country United States
State Utah
County Washington
Incorporated 1935 (as a town)
Disincorporated 1960s
Elevation[1] 5,216 ft (1,590 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 613
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84722
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 2629947[1]

Central is a census-designated place in southwestern Washington County, Utah, United States.[1]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 110
1920 121 10.0%
1930 74 −38.8%
1940 70 −5.4%
1950 49 −30.0%
1960 21 −57.1%
1970 32 52.4%
2010 613
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[3]

Description[edit]

The population was 613 at the 2010 census. Central lies along State Route 18, on the edge of the Dixie National Forest,[4] north of the city of St. George (the county seat of Washington County).[5] Central has the ZIP code of 84722.[6] Central is the starting place of the annual St. George Marathon.

Central was settled before 1910. It became an incorporated town in 1935, but was disincorporated in the 1960s. The town was so named because of its central location between Enterprise, and Veyo.[7]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 613 people residing in the CDP. There were 344 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 0.5% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8% Asian, 1.8% from some other race, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Central". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 8 Feb 2006. Retrieved 18 Nov 2011 – via web.archive.org. 
  4. ^ "MyTopo Maps - Central, Washington County, UT, USA" (Map). mytopo.com. Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Retrieved 22 Feb 2018. 
  5. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  6. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ 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. 74. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 8 Mar 2018. 

External links[edit]

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