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Welcome to Santa Clara ...

The city of Santa Clara is located in Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Santa Clara has a population of 7,418 people<1> (see below for details).

Santa Clara was established in 1854.

The community of Santa Clara is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Santa Clara is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Santa Clara (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.

The area code for Santa Clara: (435)

The ZIP code for Santa Clara: 84765<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Santa Clara had a population of 6,003 people. This makes Santa Clara the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Santa Clara represents 0.22% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,003 people, the population of Santa Clara increased 29.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,630 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Santa Clara had an population of 7,418 people. This is an increase of 23.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.22% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Santa Clara.

Communities near Santa Clara ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Santa Clara and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Atkinville - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bloomington   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dammeron Valley   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   17,135   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leeds   [Map]   862   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Price City - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Santa Clara ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Santa Clara - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, Oregon, South Dakota and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Santa Clara.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Santa Clara. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Santa Clara. 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 Santa Clara.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Santa Clara:

Websites for Santa Clara ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa Clara ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Washington County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Clara:

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Santa Clara.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Santa Clara - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Santa Clara). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Santa Clara or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Santa Clara) 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 Santa Clara. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Santa Clara

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Santa Clara. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1329, Longitude: -113.6546     [Map].

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