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Rush Valley, Utah
Welcome to Rush Valley ...
The location of Rush Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Rush Valley: Rush Vly. (or less commonly used: Rush Vally. or Rush Vlly.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rush Valley has a population of 494 people<3> (see below for details).
Rush Valley was established in 1856.
The community of Rush Valley is 5,040 feet [1,536 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Rush Valley is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Rush Valley lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Rush Valley is within the (435) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rush Valley had an population of 494 people. This is an increase of 10.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rush Valley had a population of 447 people. This makes Rush Valley the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Rush Valley represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 447 people, the population of Rush Valley decreased 1.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 453 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rush Valley.
Adding Rush Valley 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 Rush Valley 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 Rush Valley elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rush Valley on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rush Valley on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Rush Valley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rush Valley - it's located in Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rush Valley.
Communities near Rush Valley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rush Valley.
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 Rush Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rush Valley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rush Valley. 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 Rush Valley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rush Valley. See our Newspapers Page for Rush Valley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rush Valley ...
Looking for more information about Rush Valley? 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 Rush Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rush Valley.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rush Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Tooele County: www.co.tooele.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021