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Welcome to Duchesne ...

The city of Duchesne is located in Duchesne County<1> and is the County Seat for Duchesne County.

The pronunciation of Duchesne: Doo-shane<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Duchesne has a population of 1,710 people<3> (see below for details).

Duchesne was established in 1905.

The city of Duchesne was previously named Theodore. Going back to its beginning, The community of Duchesne was originally named Dora. For more information about the names of Duchesne, see The Names of Duchesne on our Genealogy Page.

Duchesne is 5,700 feet [1,737 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Duchesne is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Duchesne: (435)

Websites for Duchesne ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.duchesne.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Duchesne, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Duchesne had an population of 1,710 people. This is an increase of 1.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Duchesne had a population of 1,690 people (which is 9.08% of the total population of Duchesne County). This makes Duchesne the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Duchesne represents 0.06% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,690 people, the population of Duchesne increased 20.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,408 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Duchesne.

Communities near Duchesne ...

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

  • Myton [Duchesne County]
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    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Duchesne
    • Estimated population in 2019: 606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<6>
  • Altamont [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altamont
    • Altamont [Duchesne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Duchesne
    • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altamont<6>
  • Utahn [Duchesne County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utahn
    • Utahn [Duchesne County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Duchesne
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utahn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Arcadia [Duchesne County]
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    • Arcadia [Duchesne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Duchesne
    • Former name for Arcadia:
    • Red Cap
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Talmage [Duchesne County]
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      • Talmage [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Duchesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talmage have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talmage<6>
    • Upalco [Duchesne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upalco
      • Upalco [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Duchesne
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    • Boneta [Duchesne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boneta
      • Boneta [Duchesne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Duchesne
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    • Bluebell [Duchesne County]
    • Ioka [Duchesne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ioka
      • Ioka [Duchesne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Duchesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ioka have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Ioka:
      • Mural
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    • Mountain Home [Duchesne County]
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      • Mountain Home [Duchesne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Duchesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<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 Duchesne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duchesne.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duchesne ...

Looking for more information about Duchesne? 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 Duchesne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Duchesne.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Duchesne County: www.duchesnegov.net/

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 Duchesne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Duchesne. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Duchesne.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Duchesne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Duchesne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Duchesne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duchesne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duchesne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1634, Longitude: -110.4014    
<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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