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.

Description[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[2]

The community lies along unpaved roads north of State Route 30 in the Grouse Creek Mountains.[3] 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.[4]

Grouse Creek was first settled in 1876.[5]

Climate[edit]

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

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 8, 2006. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church. p. 305
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Grouse Creek, Utah

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