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Welcome to Helper ...

The city of Helper is located in Carbon County (at the time of its founding, Helper was located in Emery County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Helper has a population of 2,091 people<1> (see below for details).

Helper was established in 1881 and was incorporated in 1907.

The community of Helper is 5,890 feet [1,795 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Helper is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Helper lies within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Helper: 84526<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Helper had a population of 2,201 people (or 10.28% of the total population of Carbon County). This makes Helper the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Helper represents 0.08% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,201 people, the population of Helper increased 8.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,025 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Helper had an population of 2,091 people. This is a decrease of 5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.26% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Helper. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Helper. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Helper.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Helper:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Helper ...

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

Communities near Helper ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Price   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Helper

Wellington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Helper

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Helper

Scofield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Helper

Coal City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Helper

Clear Creek   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Helper

Mohrland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Helper

Located in Emery County

Elmo   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of Helper

Located in Emery County

Beaver Dams   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Helper

Located in Sanpete County

Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of Helper

Located in Emery County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Helper.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncountyutah.com/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Helper.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Helper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 city (such as Helper). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Helper or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Helper) 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 Helper. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Helper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Helper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6913, Longitude: -110.8592     [Map].






















 

 

 

 

 


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