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Hurricane, Utah

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The location of Hurricane

Welcome to Hurricane ...

The city of Hurricane is located in Washington County.

The location of Hurricane has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hurricane has a population of 17,135 people<2> (see below for details).

Hurricane was established in 1896.

The community of Hurricane is 3,310 feet [1,009 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hurricane is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Hurricane and travel south, 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.

Hurricane lies within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hurricane had a population of 13,748 people (which is 9.95% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Hurricane the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hurricane represents 0.5% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,748 people, the population of Hurricane increased 66.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,250 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hurricane had an population of 17,135 people. This is an increase of 24.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 107.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hurricane ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hurricane and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Apple Valley   [Map]   773   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grafton - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ivins   [Map]   8,726   W   18 miles [29 km]
Rockville   [Map]   272   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint George   [Map]   84,405   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Santa Clara   [Map]   7,418   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hurricane ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Hurricane - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Hurricane. 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 Hurricane. 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 Hurricane.

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

Websites for Hurricane ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hurricane ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Washington County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hurricane:

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hurricane.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hurricane - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- Hurricane) 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 Hurricane. 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 Hurricane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurricane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1570, Longitude: -113.3453     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurricane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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