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Welcome to Fort Duchesne ...

Fort Duchesne is located in Uintah County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Duchesne: Ft. Duchesne

Fort Duchesne was established in 1886.

Fort Duchesne is 4,990 feet [1,521 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Fort Duchesne is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Fort Duchesne is located in the (435) area code.

Adding Fort Duchesne 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 Fort Duchesne 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 Fort Duchesne elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fort Duchesne on a .

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

Communities near Fort Duchesne ...

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

  • Roosevelt [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roosevelt
    • Roosevelt [Duchesne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Fort Duchesne
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roosevelt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roosevelt<4>
  • Ballard [Uintah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballard
    • Ballard [Uintah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Fort Duchesne
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,093 people
    • Former name for Ballard:
    • Wilson
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  • Myton [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myton
    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Fort Duchesne
    • Estimated population in 2019: 606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<4>
  • Independence [Uintah County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Uintah County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Fort Duchesne
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Randlett [Uintah County]
    • Bennett [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett
      • Bennett [Uintah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Fort Duchesne
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
    • Lapoint [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapoint
      • Lapoint [Uintah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Fort Duchesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapoint have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapoint
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapoint<4>
    • Cedarview [Duchesne County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarview
      • Cedarview [Duchesne County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Fort Duchesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hayden [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
      • Hayden [Uintah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Fort Duchesne
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
    • Tridell [Uintah County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Duchesne ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Uintah County: www.co.uintah.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 Uintah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Duchesne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Duchesne) 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 Fort Duchesne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Duchesne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Duchesne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2910, Longitude: -109.8592    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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