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Welcome to Goshen ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goshen has a population of 912 people<2> (see below for details).

Goshen was established in 1857 and was incorporated in 1910.

The community of Goshen is 4,550 feet [1,387 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Goshen is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Goshen: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP code for Goshen: 84633<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 912 people. This is a decrease of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goshen had a population of 921 people. This makes Goshen the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Goshen represents 0.03% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 921 people, the population of Goshen increased 5.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 874 people).

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Goshen: This one is located in Utah County and the other is located in Utah County.

Beyond Utah, there are 52 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Goshen ...

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

  • Spanish Fork [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Fork
    • Spanish Fork [Utah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Goshen
    • 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<7>
  • Payson [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
    • Payson [Utah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Goshen
    • 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<7>
  • Santaquin [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santaquin
    • Santaquin [Utah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,507 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santaquin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santaquin<7>
  • Salem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Utah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nephi [Juab County]
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      • Nephi [Juab County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,479 people
      • Former name for Nephi:
      • Little Chicago
      • Nephi has also been known as:
      • Nephi City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nephi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nephi<7>
    • Elk Ridge [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Ridge
      • Elk Ridge [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Goshen
      • 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.<8> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mona<7>
    • Woodland Hills [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Hills
      • Woodland Hills [Utah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Goshen
      • 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.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Hills
    • Genola [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genola
      • Genola [Utah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,597 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genola have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genola
    • Rocky Ridge [Juab County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ridge
      • Rocky Ridge [Juab County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ridge

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...

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

Adding Goshen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goshen 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 Goshen was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.

We also found Goshen in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goshen.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>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 Goshen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goshen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goshen) 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 Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoshenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9529, Longitude: -111.9003    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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