A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Kanab ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kanab has a population of 4,931 people<2> (see below for details).
Kanab was established in 1870.
From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<3> the origin of Kanab is described as "A Ute Indian word, meaning willow."
The community of Kanab is 4,890 feet [1,490 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Kanab is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Kanab lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Kanab (for example, toward Fredonia (AZ)), you will soon 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.
Kanab lies within the (435) area code.
The ZIP code for Kanab: 84741<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kanab had an population of 4,931 people. This is an increase of 14.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kanab had a population of 4,312 people (which is 60.52% of the total population of Kane County). This makes Kanab the county's most populous community.
The population of Kanab represents 0.16% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,312 people, the population of Kanab increased 20.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,564 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kanab.
Adding Kanab to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Kanab in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Kanab elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Kanab mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kanab on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Kanab ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kanab.
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 Kanab. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kanab.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kanab. 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 Kanab.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kanab. See our Newspapers Page for Kanab.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kanab ...
Looking for more information about Kanab? 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 Kanab, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kanab.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021