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Welcome to Agate ...

So far, we have found very little information about Agate. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Agate to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Agate, please Contact Us.




Agate would have been located within present day Grand County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Agate is 4,330 feet [1,320 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Agate is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Agate was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Agate would have been located in the (435) area code.

Communities near Agate ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Agate and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gateway (CO)   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Glade Park (CO)   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Loma (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mack (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Castle Valley   [Map]   349   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cisco - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Agate.

Communities Also Named Agate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Agate - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ontario and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Agate.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agate. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agate. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Agate.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Agate:

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The official website for Grand County: www.grandcountyutah.net/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Agate, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Agate. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Agate) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Agate. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Agate

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agate. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0151, Longitude: -109.2438     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Agate.

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