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Welcome to Upalco ...

Upalco is located in Duchesne County<1>.

Upalco is 5,750 feet [1,753 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Upalco is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Upalco is located in the (435) area code.

Websites for Upalco ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.duchesne.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Upalco, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Upalco ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Upalco.

  • Roosevelt [Duchesne County]
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    • Roosevelt [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Upalco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roosevelt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roosevelt<4>
  • Duchesne [Duchesne County]
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    • Duchesne [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Upalco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,725 people
    • Former names for Duchesne:
    • Dora
    • Theodore
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchesne<4>
  • Ballard [Uintah County]
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    • Ballard [Uintah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Upalco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballard
  • Myton [Duchesne County]
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    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Upalco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Altamont [Duchesne County]
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      • Altamont [Duchesne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Upalco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altamont<4>
    • Arcadia [Duchesne County]
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      • Arcadia [Duchesne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Upalco
      • Former name for Arcadia:
      • Red Cap
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    • Bluebell [Duchesne County]
    • Ioka [Duchesne County]
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      • Ioka [Duchesne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Upalco
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ioka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ioka
    • Boneta [Duchesne County]
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      • Boneta [Duchesne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Upalco
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    • Bridgeland [Duchesne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeland
      • Bridgeland [Duchesne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Upalco
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeland

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 Upalco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Upalco.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Upalco. 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 Upalco.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Upalco. See our Newspapers Page for Upalco.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Upalco ...

Looking for more information about Upalco? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Upalco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Upalco.

Adding Upalco to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Upalco in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Upalco was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Upalco on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Duchesne County: www.duchesnegov.net/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Duchesne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Upalco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Upalco) 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 Upalco. 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 UpalcoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upalco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2797, Longitude: -110.2187    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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