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Thompson Springs, Utah
Welcome to Thompson Springs (aka 'Thompson') ...
A typical abbreviation for Thompson Springs: Thompson Spgs. (or less commonly used: Thompson Spngs. or Thompson Sprngs.)
Thompson Springs was established in 1893.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Thompson Springs: Named after E.W. Thompson, an early settler.
The community of Thompson Springs has also been called Thompson.
Thompson Springs is 5,130 feet [1,564 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Thompson Springs is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Thompson Springs lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Thompson Springs: (435)
The ZIP code for Thompson Springs: 84540<3>
Adding Thompson Springs 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 Thompson Springs 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 Thompson Springs elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thompson Springs on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Thompson Springs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thompson Springs.
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 Thompson Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thompson Springs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thompson Springs. 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 Thompson Springs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thompson Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Thompson Springs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thompson Springs ...
Looking for more information about Thompson Springs? 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 Thompson Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thompson Springs.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thompson Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Grand County: www.grandcountyutah.net/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2021