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Welcome to Park City ...

The city of Park City is located in Summit County.

When the people of Park City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Parkites<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Park City has a population of 8,378 people<2> (see below for details).

Park City was established in 1870.

The community of Park City is 7,170 feet [2,185 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Park City is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Park City: (435)

The ZIP code for Park City: 84060<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Park City had a population of 7,558 people (which is 20.81% of the total population of Summit County). This makes Park City the county's most populous community.

The population of Park City represents 0.27% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,558 people, the population of Park City increased 2.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,371 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Park City had an population of 8,378 people. This is an increase of 10.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.66% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Park City.

Communities near Park City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   10,371   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coalville   [Map]   1,559   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cottonwood Heights   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heber City   [Map]   15,792   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holladay   [Map]   30,709   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kamas   [Map]   2,176   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Park City.

Communities Also Named Park City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Park City - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana (3), New Mexico, South Carolina and Tennessee (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Park City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Park City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Park City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Park City. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Park City:

Websites for Park City ...

Official Website: www.parkcity.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Park City ...

Looking for more information about Park City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Park City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Park City.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Summit County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Park City: www.parkcity.org/

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Park City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Park City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Park City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Park City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 city (such as Park City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Park City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Park City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Park City) 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 Park City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Park City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6487, Longitude: -111.5009     [Map].

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