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Welcome to Genola ...

The town of Genola is located in Utah County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Genola has a population of 1,567 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Genola, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated December 29, 1935.

Genola is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Genola is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Genola: (801) and (385)<5>

The ZIP code for Genola: 84655<6>

Websites for Genola ...

Official Website: www.genola.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Genola had an population of 1,567 people. This is an increase of 14.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Genola had a population of 1,370 people. This makes Genola the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Genola represents 0.05% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,370 people, the population of Genola increased 41.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 965 people).

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

Communities Also Named Genola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Genola - they are located in Georgia and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Genola ...

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

  • Provo [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Utah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Genola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116,295 people
    • Former names for Provo:
    • Fort Provo
    • Fort Utah
    • Provo has also been known as:
    • Provo City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Provo<8>
  • Spanish Fork [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Fork
    • Spanish Fork [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Genola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,268 people
    • Spanish Fork has also been known as:
    • Spanish Fork City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spanish Fork<8>
  • Springville [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
    • Springville [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Genola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<8>
  • Payson [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
    • Payson [Utah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Genola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,033 people
    • Former names for Payson:
    • Fort Peteetneet
    • Pacen
    • Peteetneet
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Payson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Payson<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mapleton [Utah County]
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      • Mapleton [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<8>
    • Salem [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Utah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,866 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<8>
    • Elk Ridge [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Ridge
      • Elk Ridge [Utah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the east of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Ridge
    • Mona [Juab County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mona
      • Mona [Juab County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mona<8>
    • Woodland Hills [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Hills
      • Woodland Hills [Utah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Hills
    • Goshen [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Utah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Genola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 904 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Genola ...

Looking for more information about Genola? 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 Genola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Genola.

Adding Genola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Genola 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 Genola was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Genola: www.genola.org/

The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.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 Utah, 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 Genola.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Genola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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 town (such as Genola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Genola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Genola) 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 Genola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GenolaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Genola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0101, Longitude: -111.8463       In this case, the coordinates for Genola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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