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Welcome to Hiawatha ...

The town of Hiawatha is located in Carbon County<1>.

Hiawatha was established in 1911.

The community of Hiawatha is 7,260 feet [2,213 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Hiawatha is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Hiawatha lies within the (435) area code.

Communities Also Named Hiawatha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Hiawatha - they are located in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (2), Nebraska (2), New York, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hiawatha ...

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

  • Price [Carbon County]
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    • Price [Carbon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Hiawatha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Price<5>
  • Helper [Carbon County]
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    • Helper [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Hiawatha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helper<5>
  • Huntington [Emery County]
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    • Huntington [Emery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Hiawatha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,959 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<5>
  • Wellington [Carbon County]
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    • Wellington [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Hiawatha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Castle Dale [Emery County]
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      • Castle Dale [Emery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Hiawatha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Dale<5>
    • Orangeville [Emery County]
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      • Orangeville [Emery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Hiawatha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeville<5>
    • Cleveland [Emery County]
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      • Cleveland [Emery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Hiawatha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<5>
    • Elmo [Emery County]
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      • Elmo [Emery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Hiawatha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmo<5>
    • Scofield [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scofield
      • Scofield [Carbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Hiawatha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
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    • Coal City [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal City
      • Coal City [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Hiawatha
      • Former names for Coal City:
      • Cedar Mesa Ranch
      • Dempsey City
      • Dempseyville
      • Great Western
      • Oak Springs Bench
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hiawatha ...

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

Adding Hiawatha to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Carbon County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hiawatha. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hiawatha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Hiawatha) 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 Hiawatha. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HiawathaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hiawatha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4843, Longitude: -111.0123    
<4>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.
<5>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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