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Junction, Utah

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Welcome to Junction ...

The town of Junction is located in Piute County<1> and is the County Seat for Piute County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junction has a population of 172 people<2> (see below for details).

Junction was established in 1880.

The community of Junction is 6,010 feet [1,832 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Junction is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Junction is located in the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Junction: 84740<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction had an population of 172 people. This is a decrease of 9.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction had a population of 191 people (which is 12.28% of the total population of Piute County). This makes Junction the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 191 people, the population of Junction increased 7.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 177 people).

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

Communities Also Named Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Junction - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), South Carolina, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (4).

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

Communities near Junction ...

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

  • Circleville [Piute County]
  • Marysvale [Piute County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysvale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysvale
    • Marysvale [Piute County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysvale<6>
  • Antimony [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antimony
    • Antimony [Garfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antimony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antimony<6>
  • Kimberly [Piute County] - Historic
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Kimberly. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<8>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimberly
    • Kimberly [Piute County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Junction
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alunite [Piute County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alunite
      • Alunite [Piute County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Junction
    • Bone Valley [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bone Valley
      • Bone Valley [Garfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bone Valley
    • Angle [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angle
      • Angle [Piute County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angle
    • Hoovers [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoovers
      • Hoovers [Piute County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoovers
    • Fort Cameron [Beaver County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Cameron
      • Fort Cameron [Beaver County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Junction
    • Greenwich [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Piute County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Piute County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Junction. 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 Piute, 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 Junction.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Junction or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Junction) 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 Junction. 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 Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2398, Longitude: -112.2220    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>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.






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