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Welcome to Francis ...

The town of Francis is located in Summit County<1>.

The location of Francis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Francis has a population of 1,574 people<3> (see below for details).

Francis was established in 1869.

The community of Francis is 6,570 feet [2,003 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Francis is 1¼ mile [or 2 km] above sea level.

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

Francis is within the boundaries of the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Francis had an population of 1,574 people. This is an increase of 46.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 125.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Francis had a population of 1,077 people. This makes Francis the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Francis represents 0.04% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,077 people, the population of Francis increased 54.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 698 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Francis.

Communities Also Named Francis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Francis - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Francis.

Communities near Francis ...

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

  • Heber City [Wasatch County]
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    • Heber City [Wasatch County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,082 people
    • Heber City has also been known as:
    • Heber
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heber City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heber City<6>
  • Park City [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
    • Park City [Summit County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Francis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<6>
  • Midway [Wasatch County]
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    • Midway [Wasatch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<6>
  • Oakley [Summit County]
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    • Oakley [Summit County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Francis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Daniel [Wasatch County]
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      • Daniel [Wasatch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel
    • Hideout [Wasatch County]
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      • Hideout [Wasatch County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Francis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideout have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hideout
    • Charleston [Wasatch County]
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      • Charleston [Wasatch County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Wallsburg [Wasatch County]
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      • Wallsburg [Wasatch County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • Former names for Wallsburg:
      • Little Warm Valley
      • Round Valley
      • Wallsburg Fort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallsburg<6>
    • Alta [Salt Lake County]
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      • Alta [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Francis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Former name for Alta:
      • Central City
      • Alta has also been known as:
      • Alta City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta<6>
    • Interlaken [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interlaken
      • Interlaken [Wasatch County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Francis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interlaken

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Francis ...

Looking for more information about Francis? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Francis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Francis.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.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 Summit, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Francis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Francis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Francis) 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 Francis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Francis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Francis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6118, Longitude: -111.2768       In this case, the coordinates for Francis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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