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Welcome to Gunnison (aka 'Gunnison City') ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gunnison has a population of 3,585 people<2> (see below for details).
Gunnison was established in 1859.
In the past, Gunnison was named Hog Wallow
The community of Gunnison is 5,160 feet [1,573 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Gunnison is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Gunnison lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Gunnison: (435)
The ZIP code for Gunnison: 84634<4>
Websites for Gunnison ...
Official Website: www.gunnisoncity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gunnison had an population of 3,585 people. This is an increase of 9.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gunnison had a population of 3,285 people (or 11.81% of the total population of Sanpete County). This makes Gunnison the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Gunnison represents 0.12% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,285 people, the population of Gunnison increased 37.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,394 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gunnison.
Adding Gunnison 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 Gunnison 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 Gunnison elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Gunnison mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gunnison on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Gunnison ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gunnison - they are located in Colorado and Mississippi.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gunnison.
Communities near Gunnison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gunnison.
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 Gunnison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gunnison.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gunnison. 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 Gunnison.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gunnison. See our Newspapers Page for Gunnison.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gunnison ...
Looking for more information about Gunnison? 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 Gunnison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gunnison.
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The official website for Gunnison: www.gunnisoncity.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021