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Escalante, Utah

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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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Escalante. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Escalante. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Escalante.

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.

Boulder   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Escalante

Widtsoe   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of Escalante

Henrieville   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante

Loseeville   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante

Osiris   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Escalante

Cannonville   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Escalante

Tropic   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of Escalante

Bryce Canyon City   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West (W) of Escalante

Antimony   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Escalante

Bryce Canyon   [Map]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Garfield County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Escalante.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Escalante - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Escalante). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Escalante or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Escalante) 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 Escalante. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Escalante

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Escalante. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7703, Longitude: -111.6003     [Map].






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