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Our Genealogy Helper for Castle Rock ...

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

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


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Castle Rock (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Castle Rock. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Castle Rock ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name.

We have seen the following variation for Castle Rock:

  • Castlerock

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Castle Rock is historic, it would have been located within present day Summit County.

To see how the shape of Utah's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Summit County: Daggett, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Wasatch, Sweetwater (WY) & Uinta (WY).

Below are the counties that are near Castle Rock. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Castle Rock:

  • Summit County     (The home county of Castle Rock)
    • Wahsatch [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahsatch
      • Wahsatch [Summit County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahsatch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emory [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emory
      • Emory [Summit County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory
    • Grass Creek [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Creek
      • Grass Creek [Summit County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Echo City [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo City
      • Echo City [Summit County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
    • Echo [Summit County]
    • Coalville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalville<4>
    • Henefer [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henefer
      • Henefer [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henefer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henefer<4>
    • Hoytsville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoytsville
      • Hoytsville [Summit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoytsville
    • Mill City [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill City
      • Mill City [Summit County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Castle Rock
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mill City. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Wanship [Summit County]
    • Rockport [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Summit County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the south of Castle Rock
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Rockport. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Former names for Rockport:
      • Crandall
      • Enoch City
      • Rock Fort
    • Fort Sage Bottom [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Sage Bottom
      • Fort Sage Bottom [Summit County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the south of Castle Rock
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Fort Sage Bottom. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Oakley [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Summit County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the south of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakley<4>
  • Cache County
    • Monte Christo [Cache County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Christo
      • Monte Christo [Cache County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Castle Rock
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Monte Christo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
  • Davis County
    • Fruit Heights [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruit Heights
      • Fruit Heights [Davis County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruit Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruit Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruit Heights<4>
    • Centerville [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Davis County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,587 people
      • Former name for Centerville:
      • Deuel Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<4>
    • Farmington [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Davis County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<4>
    • South Weber [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Weber
      • South Weber [Davis County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,836 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Weber have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Weber
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Weber<4>
    • Bountiful [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bountiful
      • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,981 people
      • Former names for Bountiful:
      • Calls Settlement
      • North Canyon Settlement
      • North Canyon Ward
      • North Mill Creek Canyon Ward
      • Sessions Settlement
      • Stoker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bountiful
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<4>
    • Kaysville [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaysville
      • Kaysville [Davis County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,390 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaysville<4>
    • West Bountiful [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bountiful
      • West Bountiful [Davis County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,800 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bountiful have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bountiful
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Bountiful<4>
    • Layton [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
      • Layton [Davis County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<4>
  • Morgan County
    • Croydon [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Croydon
      • Croydon [Morgan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Croydon
    • Devils Slide [Morgan County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devils Slide
      • Devils Slide [Morgan County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devils Slide have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Morgan [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan
      • Morgan [Morgan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgan<4>
    • Porterville [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porterville
      • Porterville [Morgan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterville
    • Richville [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richville
      • Richville [Morgan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richville
    • Enterprise [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Morgan County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Peterson [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterson
      • Peterson [Morgan County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Former name for Peterson:
      • Weber City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterson
  • Rich County
    • Woodruff [Rich County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodruff
      • Woodruff [Rich County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodruff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodruff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<4>
    • Randolph [Rich County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randolph
      • Randolph [Rich County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the north of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randolph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randolph<4>
  • Salt Lake County
  • Wasatch County
    • Hideout [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hideout
      • Hideout [Wasatch County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the south of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideout have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hideout
  • Weber County
    • Huntsville [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Weber County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
      • Former names for Huntsville:
      • Hawkins Grove
      • Huntsville Fort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<4>
    • Eden [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Weber County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<4>
    • Uintah [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uintah
      • Uintah [Weber County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uintah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uintah<4>
    • South Ogden [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Ogden
      • South Ogden [Weber County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,199 people
      • Former name for South Ogden:
      • Burch Creek
      • South Ogden has also been known as:
      • South Ogden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Ogden
  • Uinta County (WY)
    • Evanston [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
      • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<4>
    • Almy [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almy
      • Almy [Uinta County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almy
    • Bear River [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear River
      • Bear River [Uinta County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear River
    • Piedmont [Uinta County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Uinta County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the east of Castle Rock
    • Robertson [Uinta County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Castle Rock, see our County-by-County Page for Castle Rock.

Newspapers Published in Castle Rock ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 32 newspapers that have been published in the area around Castle Rock.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Castle Rock, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Castle Rock.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Castle Rock:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Utah
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Castle Rock ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Castle Rock.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Castle Rock covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Emory Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Emory Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Emory Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emory Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77214<6>
  • Upton Cemetery
  • Echo Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Echo Cemetery
    • Echo Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock.
    • Echo Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Echo Historical Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77207<6>
  • Wyoming State Hospital Cemetery
  • Evanston City Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evanston City Cemetery
    • Evanston City Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock.
    • Evanston City Cemetery has also been known as:
    • City Cemetery
    • Evanston Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston City Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #225471<6>
  • Croydon Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Henefer Cemetery
    • Coalville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Coalville Cemetery
      • Coalville Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock.
      • Coalville Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Coalville City Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77188<6>
    • Almy Cemetery
    • Hoytsville Cemetery
    • Round Valley Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Round Valley Pioneer Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Round Valley Pioneer Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Round Valley Pioneer Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Valley Pioneer Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109273<6>
    • Wanship Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wanship Cemetery
      • The Wanship Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Wanship.Stated another way, Wanship Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanship Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77492<6>
    • Morgan City South Cemetery
    • South Morgan Cemetery
    • North Morgan Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

Castle Rock itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having railroad service and no post office.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Castle Rock, with the one closest to Castle Rock listed first.

  • Castle Rock [Summit County] - Historic
    • While Castle Rock was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
    • Castle Rock [Summit County] was located less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Castle Rock
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Castle Rock had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Emory [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emory
    • Emory [Summit County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Emory had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory
  • Wahsatch [Summit County] - Historic
    • While Wahsatch was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahsatch
    • Wahsatch [Summit County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wahsatch had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahsatch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Evanston [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
    • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,995 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,641 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Evanston had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<4>
  • Echo [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Summit County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 112 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Echo had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Echo<4>
  • Croydon [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Croydon
    • Croydon [Morgan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 72 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Croydon had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Croydon
  • Continue List ...
    • Henefer [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henefer
      • Henefer [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 291 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Henefer had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henefer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henefer<4>
    • Coalville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,166 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,596 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Coalville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalville<4>
    • Almy [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almy
      • Almy [Uinta County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 450 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Almy had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almy
    • Hoytsville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoytsville
      • Hoytsville [Summit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hoytsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoytsville
    • Hilliard [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilliard
      • Hilliard [Uinta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the east of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hilliard had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilliard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilliard
    • Aspen [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aspen
      • Aspen [Uinta County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Castle Rock
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Aspen had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aspen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aspen
    • Wanship [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanship
      • Wanship [Summit County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 223 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wanship had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanship
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wanship<4>
    • Morgan [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan
      • Morgan [Morgan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 333 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,273 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Morgan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgan<4>
    • Rockport [Summit County] - Historic
      • While Rockport was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Summit County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the south of Castle Rock
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 84 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rockport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Rockport. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Former names for Rockport:
      • Crandall
      • Enoch City
      • Rock Fort

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Castle Rock. See our List of 1890's Communities around Castle Rock.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Castle Rock ...

While our initial data about Castle Rock came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Castle Rock in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Castle Rock.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Castle Rock:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Railroad Station, Express Office, no Post Office mentioned

The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition)

Written by: Gannett, Henry

Published by the Department of the Interior, the United States Geological Survey - 1905
(Document found on Google Books)

1900 Map, unknown title/publisher - shows location of Castle Rock

1915-1916 Map of the Lincoln Highway - shows location of Castle Rock


Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Castle Rock. See our Misc Page for Castle Rock for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://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 Castle Rock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castle Rock) 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 Castle Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castle Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1194, Longitude: -111.1914       In this case, the coordinates for Castle Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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