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

Kanosh, Utah

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

















Welcome to Kanosh ...

The town of Kanosh is located in Millard County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kanosh has a population of 480 people<2> (see below for details).

Kanosh was established in 1867.

The community of Kanosh is 5,010 feet [1,527 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Kanosh is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Kanosh is located in the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Kanosh: 84637<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kanosh had an population of 480 people. This is an increase of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kanosh had a population of 474 people. This makes Kanosh the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kanosh represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 474 people, the population of Kanosh decreased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 485 people).

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

Communities near Kanosh ...

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

  • Richfield [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
    • Richfield [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Kanosh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,911 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richfield<6>
  • Fillmore [Millard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
    • Fillmore [Millard County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Kanosh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fillmore<6>
  • Elsinore [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsinore
    • Elsinore [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Kanosh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsinore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsinore<6>
  • Central Valley [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Valley
    • Central Valley [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Kanosh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
    • Former names for Central Valley:
    • Central
    • Inverury
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Valley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Joseph [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph
      • Joseph [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Kanosh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph
    • Meadow [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow [Millard County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Kanosh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Cove Fort [Millard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cove Fort
      • Cove Fort [Millard County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Kanosh
      • Cove Fort has also been known as:
      • Charles Willden's Fort
    • Sevier [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sevier
      • Sevier [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Kanosh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sevier have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sevier
    • Sulphurdale [Beaver County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphurdale
      • Sulphurdale [Beaver County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kanosh
    • Austin [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
      • Austin [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Kanosh
      • Austin has also been known as:
      • Frog Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kanosh ...

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

Adding Kanosh to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kanosh 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 Kanosh was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.

We also found Kanosh in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Utah

About Millard County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Millard, 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 Kanosh.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kanosh - 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 Kanosh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kanosh 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 '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- Kanosh) 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 Kanosh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KanoshOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kanosh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8014, Longitude: -112.4377    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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: 27 Apr 2022