RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Kamas, Utah

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other UT
Communities

















Welcome to Kamas ...

The city of Kamas is located in Summit County<1>.

The location of Kamas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kamas has a population of 2,276 people<3> (see below for details).

Kamas was established in 1859.

The community of Kamas is 6,490 feet [1,978 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Kamas is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Kamas lies within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kamas had an population of 2,276 people. This is an increase of 25.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 78.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kamas had a population of 1,811 people. This makes Kamas the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kamas represents 0.07% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,811 people, the population of Kamas increased 42.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,274 people).

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

Communities near Kamas ...

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

  • Heber City [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heber City
    • Heber City [Wasatch County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,082 people
    • Heber City has also been known as:
    • Heber
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heber City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heber City<6>
  • Park City [Summit County]
  • Midway [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway [Wasatch County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<6>
  • Oakley [Summit County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Daniel [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniel
      • Daniel [Wasatch County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel
    • Hideout [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hideout
      • Hideout [Wasatch County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Kamas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideout have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
      • 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>
    • Alta [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta
      • Alta [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Kamas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Former name for Alta:
      • Central City
      • Alta has also been known as:
      • Alta City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta<6>
    • Interlaken [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interlaken
      • Interlaken [Wasatch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Kamas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interlaken

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kamas ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Utah Community

About Summit County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.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 Summit, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kamas.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kamas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kamas) 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 Kamas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kamas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kamas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6420, Longitude: -111.2774       In this case, the coordinates for Kamas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2021