Trout Creek, Utah

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Trout Creek, Utah
Trout Creek is located in Utah
Trout Creek
Trout Creek
Location of Trout Creek within the State of Utah
Trout Creek is located in the United States
Trout Creek
Trout Creek
Trout Creek (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°48′7.8″N 113°49′38.24″W / 39.802167°N 113.8272889°W / 39.802167; -113.8272889Coordinates: 39°48′7.8″N 113°49′38.24″W / 39.802167°N 113.8272889°W / 39.802167; -113.8272889
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyJuab
Named forTrout Creek
Elevation4,701 ft (1,433 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84083[2]
Area code(s)435
GNIS feature ID1437707[1]

Trout Creek is a small farming unincorporated community, in far western Juab County, Utah, United States.[1]

Description[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
193063
194023−63.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[3]

The community is located along the Pony Express/Overland route in northern Snake Valley, north of Partoun and south of Callao.[4] It is named after the creek that flows from the west off of the Deep Creek Mountains.[5] The West Desert High School of the Tintic School District[6] (the smallest secondary school in the state) is located within the community and it has one of the most remote LDS Church chapels in Utah (with a short section of paved road, the only paved road for over 50 miles [80 km]).[7][8]

It is located at 39°48′7.8″N 113°49′38.24″W / 39.802167°N 113.8272889°W / 39.802167; -113.8272889, at an elevation of 6,675 feet (2,035 m).[1] The Zip Code is 84083.[2]

See also[edit]

Flag of Utah.svg Utah portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Trout Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Look Up a ZIP Code: Trout Creek, Utah". usps.com. United States Postal Service. Retrieved 23 Feb 2018.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 Nov 2011.
  4. ^ "MyTopo Maps - Trout Creek, UT, USA" (Map). mytopo.com. Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Retrieved 22 Feb 2018.
  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. 375. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427.
  6. ^ "West Desert High School". tintic.org. Tintic School District. Retrieved 23 Feb 2018.
  7. ^ Google (23 Feb 2018). "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 23 Feb 2018.
  8. ^ Baird, Joe (25 Sep 2005). "In Utah's west desert, you treasure what you have". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 23 Feb 2018.

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