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Welcome to Paragonah ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Paragonah has a population of 549 people<2> (see below for details).
Paragonah was established in 1851.
The town of Paragonah was previously named Paragoonah. Going back to its beginning, The community of Paragonah was originally named Red Creek. For more information about the names of Paragonah, see The Names of Paragonah on our Genealogy Page.
Paragonah is 5,900 feet [1,798 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Paragonah is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Paragonah lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Paragonah lies within the (435) area code.
The ZIP code for Paragonah: 84760<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Paragonah had an population of 549 people. This is an increase of 12.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Paragonah had a population of 488 people. This makes Paragonah the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Paragonah represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 488 people, the population of Paragonah increased 3.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 470 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Paragonah.
Communities near Paragonah ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Paragonah.
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 Paragonah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paragonah.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paragonah. 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 Paragonah.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paragonah. See our Newspapers Page for Paragonah.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paragonah ...
Looking for more information about Paragonah? 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 Paragonah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Paragonah.
Adding Paragonah to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Paragonah 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 Paragonah was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.
We also found Paragonah in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Paragonah on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022