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Welcome to Eureka ...
When the people of Eureka refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Eurekan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eureka has a population of 706 people<3> (see below for details).
Eureka was established in 1870.
The community of Eureka is 6,530 feet [1,990 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Eureka is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Eureka lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Eureka: (435)
The ZIP code for Eureka: 84628<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eureka had an population of 706 people. This is an increase of 5.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.83% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eureka had a population of 669 people (or 6.53% of the total population of Juab County). This makes Eureka the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Eureka represents 0.02% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 669 people, the population of Eureka decreased 12.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 766 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eureka.
Communities Also Named Eureka ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 68 communities that are also named Eureka - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa (3), Kansas (6), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (5), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eureka.
Communities near Eureka ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eureka.
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 Eureka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eureka.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eureka. 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 Eureka.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eureka. See our Newspapers Page for Eureka.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eureka ...
Looking for more information about Eureka? 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 Eureka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eureka.
Adding Eureka to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eureka 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 Eureka was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.
We also found Eureka in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eureka on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eureka. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Juab County: www.co.juab.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022