Fremont, Utah

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Fremont, Utah
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 38°27′28″N 111°36′51″W / 38.45778°N 111.61417°W / 38.45778; -111.61417Coordinates: 38°27′28″N 111°36′51″W / 38.45778°N 111.61417°W / 38.45778; -111.61417
CountryUnited States
Founded byWilliam Wilson Morrell
Named forFremont River
 • Total1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Land1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
7,218 ft (2,200 m)
 • Total145
 • Density83/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)435
GNIS feature ID2629949[2]

Fremont is a census-designated place in northwestern Wayne County, Utah, United States. It lies along State Route 72 just northeast of the town of Loa, the county seat of Wayne County. To the north is Fishlake National Forest. Fremont's elevation is 7,218 feet (2,200 m).[2] The population was 145 at the 2010 census.[1]

Fremont's first permanent settlers were the family of William Wilson Morrell, in 1876.[3][4] The community takes its name from the Fremont River.[5]


As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 145 people residing in the CDP. There were 96 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.9% White, 0.7% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

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  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fremont CDP, Utah". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Fremont, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 148. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.
  4. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 128.
  5. ^ Leigh, Rufus Wood (1961). Five hundred Utah place names: their origin and significance. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press. p. 26.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 July 2012.

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