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Welcome to Elmo ...

The town of Elmo is located in Emery County<1>.

The location of Elmo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elmo has a population of 409 people<3> (see below for details).

Elmo was established in 1908.

The community of Elmo is 5,680 feet [1,731 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Elmo is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Elmo is within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elmo had an population of 409 people. This is a decrease of 2.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elmo had a population of 418 people. This makes Elmo the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Elmo represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 418 people, the population of Elmo increased 13.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 368 people).

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

Communities Also Named Elmo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Elmo - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Elmo ...

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

  • Price [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Price
    • Price [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Elmo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Emery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Elmo
    • 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]<5> to the north of Elmo
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Elmo
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Elmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeville<6>
    • Hiawatha [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
      • Hiawatha [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Elmo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Victor [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victor
      • Victor [Emery County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Elmo
    • Lawrence [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
      • Lawrence [Emery County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Elmo
    • Mohrland [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohrland
      • Mohrland [Emery County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Elmo
    • Wattis [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wattis
      • Wattis [Carbon County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Elmo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wattis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elmo ...

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

Adding Elmo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Elmo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Elmo was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elmo on our Genealogy Page.

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About Emery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Emery County: www.co.emery.ut.us/

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 Emery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elmo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elmo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elmo) 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 Elmo. 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 ElmoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elmo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3874, Longitude: -110.8152       In this case, the coordinates for Elmo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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