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Welcome to Tropic ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tropic has a population of 514 people<2> (see below for details).
Tropic was established in 1891.
The community of Tropic is 6,380 feet [1,945 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Tropic is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Tropic lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Tropic and travel south, 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 telephone area code for Tropic: (435)
The ZIP code for Tropic: 84776<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tropic had an population of 514 people. This is a decrease of 3.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tropic had a population of 530 people (which is 10.25% of the total population of Garfield County). This makes Tropic the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Tropic represents 0.02% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 530 people, the population of Tropic increased 4.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 508 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tropic.
Communities Also Named Tropic ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Tropic - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tropic.
Communities near Tropic ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tropic.
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 Tropic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tropic.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tropic. 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 Tropic.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tropic. See our Newspapers Page for Tropic.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tropic ...
Looking for more information about Tropic? 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 Tropic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tropic.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 05 Mar 2021