Grouse Creek, Utah

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Grouse Creek, Utah
Unincorporated community
Grouse Creek is located in Utah
Grouse Creek
Grouse Creek
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°42′34″N 113°53′0″W / 41.70944°N 113.88333°W / 41.70944; -113.88333Coordinates: 41°42′34″N 113°53′0″W / 41.70944°N 113.88333°W / 41.70944; -113.88333
Country United States
State Utah
County Box Elder
Settled 1876
Founded by Benjamin F. Cook
Named for Sage Grouse
Elevation 5,331 ft (1,625 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84313
GNIS feature ID 1428419[1]

Grouse Creek (also Cookesville) is an unincorporated community in the nearly unpopulated northwestern region of Box Elder County, Utah, United States, near the Idaho and Nevada borders. The community lies along unpaved roads north of State Route 30 in the Grouse Creek Mountains.[2] Its elevation is 5,331 feet (1,625 m).[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84313.[3]

History[edit]

Grouse Creek was first settled in 1876.[4] The community took its name from a nearby creek of the same name where grouse were abundant.[5]

Climate[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 267
1890 274 2.6%
1900 278 1.5%
1910 337 21.2%
1920 342 1.5%
1930 329 −3.8%
1940 267 −18.8%
1950 167 −37.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[7]

See also[edit]

Flag of Utah.svg Utah portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grouse Creek, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church. p. 305
  5. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 184. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Grouse Creek, Utah
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 8, 2006. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 

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