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Welcome to Koosharem ...

The town of Koosharem is located in Sevier County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Koosharem has a population of 328 people<3> (see below for details).

Koosharem was established in 1877.

The community of Koosharem is 6,930 feet [2,112 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Koosharem is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Koosharem is located in the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Koosharem had an population of 328 people. This is an increase of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Koosharem had a population of 327 people. This makes Koosharem the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Koosharem represents 0.01% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 327 people, the population of Koosharem increased 18.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 276 people).

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

Communities near Koosharem ...

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

  • Monroe [Sevier County]
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    • Monroe [Sevier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Koosharem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,383 people
    • Former names for Monroe:
    • Alma
    • Monkey Town
    • South Bend
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • Elsinore [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsinore
    • Elsinore [Sevier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Koosharem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsinore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsinore<6>
  • Annabella [Sevier County]
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    • Annabella [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Koosharem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annabella
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annabella<6>
  • Loa [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loa
    • Loa [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Koosharem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loa<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Central Valley [Sevier County]
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      • Central Valley [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Koosharem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
      • Former names for Central Valley:
      • Central
      • Inverury
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    • Glenwood [Sevier County]
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      • Glenwood [Sevier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Koosharem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<6>
    • Joseph [Sevier County]
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      • Joseph [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Koosharem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph
    • Lyman [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Koosharem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
    • Burrville [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrville
      • Burrville [Sevier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Koosharem
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrville
    • Greenwich [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Piute County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Koosharem
      • 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 Koosharem. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Koosharem.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Koosharem ...

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

Adding Koosharem to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Sevier County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sevier County: www.sevierutah.net/

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 Sevier, 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 Koosharem.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Koosharem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Koosharem) 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 Koosharem. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KoosharemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Koosharem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5121, Longitude: -111.8819       In this case, the coordinates for Koosharem 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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