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Tropic, Utah

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Welcome to Tropic ...

The town of Tropic is located in Garfield County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tropic has a population of 519 people<1> (see below for details).

Tropic was established in 1891.

The community of Tropic is 6,380 feet [1,945 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation 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.

Tropic is located in the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Tropic: 84776<3>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 508 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tropic had an population of 519 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.17% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Tropic. 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 Tropic. 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 Tropic.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Tropic ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Henrieville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Tropic

Bryce Canyon City   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tropic

Cannonville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tropic

Hatch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Tropic

Bryce Canyon   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Tropic

Widtsoe   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Tropic

Asay   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of Tropic

Panguitch   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tropic

Alton   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Tropic

Located in Kane County

Long Valley Junction   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of Tropic

Located in Kane County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tropic. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tropic.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tropic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Tropic). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tropic or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tropic) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tropic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tropic

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tropic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6253, Longitude: -112.0857     [Map].






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