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Box Elder, Utah

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Box Elder.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Box Elder, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Box Elder and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Box Elder County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Box Elder County sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named Box Elder ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Box Elder.

While the name Box Elder is unique within Utah, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Utah


Larimer County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Larimer County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1>

Although located in Larimer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Cascade County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Cascade County   [Map]

This community is historic.<2>

Chouteau County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Chouteau County   [Map]

Fergus County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Fergus County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Phillips County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Phillips County   [Map]

This community is historic.


Red Willow County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Red Willow County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Red Willow County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

South Dakota

Pennington County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Pennington County   [Map]


Hardin County

Our profile page for Box Elder, Hardin County   [Map]


Suffolk City

Our profile page for Box Elder, Suffolk City   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Box Elder County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Box Elder County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Box Elder could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>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 Box Elder, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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