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Welcome to Granite ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Granite has a population of 36 people<2> (see below for details).
Granite was established in 1862 and was incorporated in 1901.
Going back to its beginning, The community of Granite was originally named Independence. For more information about the names of Granite, see The Names of Granite on our Genealogy Page.
Granite is 4,650 feet [1,417 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Granite is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Granite lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Granite: (541) & (458)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Granite had an population of 36 people. This is a decrease of 5.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Granite had a population of 38 people. This makes Granite the county's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 38 people, the population of Granite increased 58.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Granite.
Communities Also Named Granite ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Granite - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Idaho (4), Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Granite.
Communities near Granite ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Granite.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Granite. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Granite.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Granite. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Granite.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Granite. See our Newspapers Page for Granite.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite ...
Looking for more information about Granite? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Granite, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Granite.
Adding Granite to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Granite in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Granite was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Granite on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022