A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ephraim ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ephraim has a population of 7,308 people<2> (see below for details).
Ephraim was established in 1854.
The city of Ephraim was previously named Fort Ephraim. Before Fort Ephraim, it was named Cottonwood. Going back to its beginning, The community of Ephraim was originally named Pine Creek. For more information about the names of Ephraim, see The Names of Ephraim on our Genealogy Page.
Ephraim is 5,560 feet [1,695 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ephraim is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Ephraim lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Ephraim: (435)
The ZIP code for Ephraim: 84627<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ephraim had an population of 7,308 people. This is an increase of 19.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.22% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ephraim had a population of 6,135 people (which is 22.05% of the total population of Sanpete County). This makes Ephraim the county's most populous community.
The population of Ephraim represents 0.22% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,135 people, the population of Ephraim increased 36.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,505 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ephraim.
Adding Ephraim to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Ephraim in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Ephraim elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Ephraim mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ephraim on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ephraim ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ephraim - they are located in Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ephraim.
Communities near Ephraim ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ephraim.
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 Ephraim. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ephraim.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ephraim. 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 Ephraim.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ephraim. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ephraim.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ephraim ...
Looking for more information about Ephraim? 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 Ephraim, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ephraim.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021