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Welcome to Parowan ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Parowan has a population of 3,165 people<2> (see below for details).
Parowan was established in 1851.
The community of Parowan is 6,160 feet [1,878 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Parowan is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Parowan lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Parowan (for example, toward Colorado City (AZ)), you will 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.
Parowan is located in the (435) area code.
The ZIP code for Parowan: 84761<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parowan had an population of 3,165 people. This is an increase of 13.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Parowan had a population of 2,790 people (which is 6.04% of the total population of Iron County). This makes Parowan the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Parowan represents 0.1% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,790 people, the population of Parowan increased 8.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,565 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Parowan.
Adding Parowan 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 Parowan 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 Parowan elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Parowan mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Parowan on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Parowan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Parowan.
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 Parowan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parowan.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Parowan. 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 Parowan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parowan. See our Newspapers Page for Parowan.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parowan ...
Looking for more information about Parowan? 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 Parowan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Parowan.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parowan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Iron County: www.ironnet.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2021