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Welcome to Independence ...

The town of Independence is located in Wasatch County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Independence has a population of 198 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Independence, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated June 5, 2008.

Independence is 7,970 feet [2,429 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Independence is 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.

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

Independence is located in the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Independence had an population of 198 people. This is an increase of 20.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Independence had a population of 164 people. This makes Independence the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 164 people, the population of Independence decreased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 170 people).

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

Communities Also Named Independence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Independence: This one is located in Wasatch County and the other is located in Uintah County.

Beyond Utah, there are 50 communities that are also named Independence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Independence ...

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

  • Pleasant Grove [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
    • Pleasant Grove [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Independence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<6>
  • Lindon [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindon
    • Lindon [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Independence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,100 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindon<6>
  • Park City [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
    • Park City [Summit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Independence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<6>
  • Midway [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway [Wasatch County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Independence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kamas [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamas
      • Kamas [Summit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kamas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamas<6>
    • Oakley [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakley<6>
    • Francis [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis
      • Francis [Summit County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis
    • Hideout [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hideout
      • Hideout [Wasatch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideout have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hideout
    • Charleston [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Wasatch County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Wallsburg [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallsburg
      • Wallsburg [Wasatch County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Independence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • Former names for Wallsburg:
      • Little Warm Valley
      • Round Valley
      • Wallsburg Fort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallsburg<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Independence ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wasatch County: www.co.wasatch.ut.us/

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 Wasatch, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Independence.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Independence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Independence) 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 Independence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Independence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Independence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4635, Longitude: -111.3812    
<5>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.
<6>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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