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Welcome to Bear River City (aka 'Bear River') ...

The city of Bear River City is located in Box Elder County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Bear River City: Bear Riv. City

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bear River City has a population of 898 people<2> (see below for details).

Bear River City was established in 1866.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Bear River City: Named after the nearby Bear River.

The city of Bear River City has also been called Bear River.

The community of Bear River City is 4,250 feet [1,295 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bear River City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Bear River City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bear River City is within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Bear River City: 84301<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bear River City had an population of 898 people. This is an increase of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bear River City had a population of 853 people. This makes Bear River City the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Bear River City represents 0.03% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 853 people, the population of Bear River City increased 13.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 750 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bear River City.

Communities near Bear River City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bear River City.

  • Logan [Cache County]
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    • Logan [Cache County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear River City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,542 people
    • Former name for Logan:
    • Fort Logan
    • Logan has also been known as:
    • Logan City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Brigham City [Box Elder County]
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    • Brigham City [Box Elder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Bear River City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,601 people
    • Former name for Brigham City:
    • Box Elder
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brigham City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brigham City<6>
  • North Logan [Cache County]
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    • North Logan [Cache County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear River City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Logan<6>
  • Tremonton [Box Elder County]
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    • Tremonton [Box Elder County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Bear River City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremonton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hyrum [Cache County]
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      • Hyrum [Cache County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,619 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyrum<6>
    • Providence [Cache County]
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      • Providence [Cache County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<6>
    • Nibley [Cache County]
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      • Nibley [Cache County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nibley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Perry [Box Elder County]
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      • Perry [Box Elder County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<6>
    • Wellsville [Cache County]
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      • Wellsville [Cache County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<6>
    • Garland [Box Elder County]
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      • Garland [Box Elder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Bear River City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<6>

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 Bear River City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bear River City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bear River City. 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 Bear River City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bear River City. See our Newspapers Page for Bear River City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bear River City ...

Looking for more information about Bear River City? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bear River City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bear River City.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bear River City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Box Elder County: www.boxeldercounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Box Elder, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bear River City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bear River City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bear River City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bear River City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bear River City) 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 Bear River City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bear River City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear River City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6165, Longitude: -112.1242    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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