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Welcome to Jensen ...

Jensen is located in Uintah County<1>.

Jensen is 4,720 feet [1,439 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Jensen is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Jensen lies within the (435) area code.

Communities Also Named Jensen ...

While we believe that this Jensen is located in Uintah County, we know of another 2 Utah communities named Jensen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davis and Sevier County.

Beyond Utah, there are 4 communities that are also named Jensen - they are located in Florida and Idaho.

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

Communities near Jensen ...

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

  • Vernal [Uintah County]
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    • Vernal [Uintah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Jensen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,468 people
    • Former names for Vernal:
    • Ashley
    • Bench
    • The Bench
    • Hatch
    • Jericho
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernal<4>
  • Naples [Uintah County]
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    • Naples [Uintah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Jensen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,107 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naples
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naples<4>
  • Dinosaur [Moffat County]
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    • Dinosaur [Moffat County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Jensen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dinosaur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dinosaur<4>
  • Maeser [Uintah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maeser
    • Maeser [Uintah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Jensen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maeser
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dry Fork [Uintah County]
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      • Dry Fork [Uintah County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Jensen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Fork
    • Lapoint [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapoint
      • Lapoint [Uintah County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west of Jensen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapoint have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapoint
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapoint<4>
    • Bonanza [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonanza
      • Bonanza [Uintah County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the south of Jensen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonanza
    • Bullionville [Uintah County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullionville
      • Bullionville [Uintah County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Jensen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullionville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gusher [Uintah County]
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      • Gusher [Uintah County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Jensen
      • Former names for Gusher:
      • Moffat
      • Sober City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gusher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gusher<4>
    • Ouray [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ouray
      • Ouray [Uintah County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Jensen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ouray

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jensen ...

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

Adding Jensen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jensen 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 Jensen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Jensen on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1900.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Uintah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Uintah County: www.co.uintah.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 Uintah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jensen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jensen) 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 Jensen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JensenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jensen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3698, Longitude: -109.3381    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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