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Welcome to Desert Lake ...

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

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


Desert Lake would have been located within present day Emery County<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Desert Lake, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

A typical abbreviation for Desert Lake: Desert Lk.

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

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

Communities Also Named Desert Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Desert Lake - they are located in California, Ontario and Utah.

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

Communities near Desert Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Desert Lake.

  • Price [Carbon County]
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    • Price [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Desert Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Price<6>
  • Huntington [Emery County]
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    • Huntington [Emery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Desert Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,959 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<6>
  • Wellington [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
    • Wellington [Carbon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Desert Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<6>
  • Castle Dale [Emery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Dale
    • Castle Dale [Emery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Dale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Dale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orangeville [Emery County]
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      • Orangeville [Emery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeville<6>
    • Cleveland [Emery County]
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      • Cleveland [Emery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
    • Hiawatha [Carbon County]
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      • Hiawatha [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Desert Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Lawrence [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
      • Lawrence [Emery County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Lake
    • Mohrland [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohrland
      • Mohrland [Emery County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Desert Lake
    • Shanty Town [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shanty Town
      • Shanty Town [Emery County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Desert Lake
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Shanty Town. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Emery County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Emery County: www.co.emery.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 Desert Lake, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Emery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Desert Lake) 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 Desert Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Desert LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Desert Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3802, Longitude: -110.7825    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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