Talmage, Utah

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Talmage, Utah
Unincorporated community
Talmage is located in Utah
Talmage
Talmage
Location within the state of Utah
Talmage is located in the US
Talmage
Talmage
Talmage (the US)
Coordinates: 40°20′24″N 110°25′39″W / 40.34000°N 110.42750°W / 40.34000; -110.42750Coordinates: 40°20′24″N 110°25′39″W / 40.34000°N 110.42750°W / 40.34000; -110.42750
Country United States
State Utah
County Duchesne
Settled 1907
Named for James E. Talmage
Elevation 6,834 ft (2,083 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84073
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1433175[1]

Talmage is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States.[1]

Description[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 295
1930 222 −24.7%
1940 195 −12.2%
1950 174 −10.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

The community lies along the former Utah State Route 134 (1933-1969), and west of the current Utah State Route 87. Its elevation is 6,834 feet (2,083 m).[1] Although Talmage is unincorporated, it has it own ZIP code of 84073.[3][4]

History[edit]

The town was founded in 1907 and named Winn in 1912, but renamed in 1914 to honor Latter-day Saint leader James E. Talmage.[5]

The Talmage Post Office, which was hosted in a small bedroom in the home of long-time postmaster Warner Nielsen, closed after his death in 2003.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Talmage 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 c "Talmage". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 Nov 2011. 
  3. ^ "Look Up a ZIP Code: Cities by ZIP Code: 84073". usps.com. United States Postal Service. Retrieved 19 Mar 2018. 
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ 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. 364. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Talmage, Utah

External links[edit]

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