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Hillsdale, Utah
(Garfield County)

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Welcome to Hillsdale ...

Hillsdale is located in Garfield County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Hillsdale, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Hillsdale is 6,790 feet [2,070 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Hillsdale is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel south from Hillsdale (for example, toward Fredonia (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Hillsdale is within the boundaries of the (435) area code.

Adding Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

Communities Also Named Hillsdale ...

While we believe that this Hillsdale is located in Garfield County, we know of another 2 Utah communities named Hillsdale. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davis and Salt Lake County.

Beyond Utah, there are 61 communities that are also named Hillsdale - they are located in Alabama (3), California (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (6), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hillsdale ...

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

  • Panguitch [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panguitch
    • Panguitch [Garfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panguitch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panguitch<5>
  • Tropic [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tropic
    • Tropic [Garfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tropic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tropic<5>
  • Bryce Canyon City [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryce Canyon City
    • Bryce Canyon City [Garfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryce Canyon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryce Canyon City<5>
  • Hatch [Garfield County]
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    • Hatch [Garfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatch<5>
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    • Panguitch Fort [Garfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panguitch Fort
      • Panguitch Fort [Garfield County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Hillsdale
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Panguitch Fort. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Asay [Garfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asay
      • Asay [Garfield County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillsdale
      • Asay has also been known as:
      • Asay Town
      • Asays
    • Bryce Canyon [Garfield County]
    • Panguitch Lake Resort [Garfield County]
    • Bear Valley Junction [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Valley Junction
      • Bear Valley Junction [Garfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Hillsdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Valley Junction
    • Long Valley Junction [Kane County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsdale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Garfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hillsdale) 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 Hillsdale. 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 Hillsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7187, Longitude: -112.3808       In this case, the coordinates for Hillsdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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