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Welcome to Escalante ...
The city of Escalante is located in Garfield County.
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Escalante has a population of 802 people<1> (see below for details).
Escalante was established in 1874.
The community of Escalante is 5,820 feet [1,774 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Escalante is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Escalante lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Escalante (for example, toward Page (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
Escalante is located in the (435) area code.
The ZIP code for Escalante: 84726<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Escalante had a population of 797 people (or 15.41% of the total population of Garfield County). This makes Escalante the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Escalante represents 0.03% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 797 people, the population of Escalante decreased 2.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 818 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Escalante had an population of 802 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.96% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Escalante.
Communities Also Named Escalante ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Escalante - they are located in and Colorado (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Escalante.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Escalante:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Escalante ...
Looking for more information about Escalante? 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 Escalante, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Escalante.
Communities near Escalante ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Escalante
Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of Escalante
Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante
Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante
Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Escalante
Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante
Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of Escalante
Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West (W) of Escalante
Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Escalante
Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the West (W) of Escalante
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Escalante.
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This page was last modified: 08 Jan 2020