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Big Water, Utah
Welcome to Big Water ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Big Water has a population of 510 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Big Water.
Going back to its beginning, Big Water was originally named Glen Canyon City. For more information about the names of Big Water, see The Names of Big Water on our Genealogy Page.
The community of Big Water is 4,110 feet [1,253 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Big Water is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Big Water lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Big Water and travel south, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
The area code for Big Water: (435)
The ZIP code for Big Water: 84741<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Big Water had an population of 510 people. This is an increase of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.3% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Water had a population of 475 people (or 6.67% of the total population of Kane County). This makes Big Water the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Big Water represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 475 people, the population of Big Water increased 13.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 417 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Big Water.
Communities Also Named Big Water ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Big Water - it's located in Florida.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Water.
Communities near Big Water ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Water.
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 Big Water. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Water.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Water. 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 Big Water.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Water. See our Newspapers Page for Big Water.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Water ...
Looking for more information about Big Water? 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 Big Water, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Water.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022