Shivwits, Utah

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Shivwits, Utah
Shivwits is located in Utah
Shivwits
Shivwits
Location of Shivwits within the State of Utah
Shivwits is located in the United States
Shivwits
Shivwits
Shivwits (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°10′52″N 113°45′27″W / 37.18111°N 113.75750°W / 37.18111; -113.75750Coordinates: 37°10′52″N 113°45′27″W / 37.18111°N 113.75750°W / 37.18111; -113.75750
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyWashington
Elevation3,202 ft (976 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID1437683[1]

Shivwits is a small unincorporated community in west-central Washington County, Utah, United States.[1] It is occupied by the Shivwits Band of Paiutes.

Description[edit]

The community is located along the Santa Clara River and the former routing of U.S. Route 91 within the Shivwits Reservation, northeast of the Beaver Dam Mountains and southwest of the Red Mountains.[2][3]


See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Shivwits". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "MyTopo Maps - Shivwits, UT, USA" (Map). mytopo.com. Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Retrieved 16 Mar 2018.
  3. ^ 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. 339. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 16 Mar 2018.

External links[edit]

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