RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Venice, Utah

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other UT
Communities

















Our Genealogy Helper for Venice ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Venice (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Venice. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Venice is located in Sevier County.

To see how the shape of Utah's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sevier County: Beaver, Emery, Millard, Piute, Sanpete & Wayne.

Below are the counties that are near Venice. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Venice:

  • Sevier County     (The home county of Venice)
    • Glenwood [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Sevier County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<2>
    • Sigurd [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sigurd
      • Sigurd [Sevier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigurd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigurd<2>
    • Vermillion [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vermillion
      • Vermillion [Sevier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vermillion
    • Richfield [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Sevier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,911 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richfield<2>
    • Annabella [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annabella
      • Annabella [Sevier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annabella
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annabella<2>
    • Central Valley [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Valley
      • Central Valley [Sevier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
      • Former names for Central Valley:
      • Central
      • Inverury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Valley
    • Aurora [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Sevier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<2>
    • Austin [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
      • Austin [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Austin has also been known as:
      • Frog Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Elsinore [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsinore
      • Elsinore [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 893 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsinore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsinore<2>
    • Salina [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salina
      • Salina [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,648 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salina<2>
    • Monroe [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,383 people
      • Former names for Monroe:
      • Alma
      • Monkey Town
      • South Bend
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<2>
    • Redmond [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redmond
      • Redmond [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<2>
    • Joseph [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph
      • Joseph [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph
  • Millard County
    • Fillmore [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
      • Fillmore [Millard County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fillmore<2>
    • Kanosh Indian Village [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanosh Indian Village
      • Kanosh Indian Village [Millard County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kanosh Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanosh Indian Village
    • Meadow [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow [Millard County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Kanosh [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanosh
      • Kanosh [Millard County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kanosh<2>
    • Hatton [Millard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatton
      • Hatton [Millard County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Hatton:
      • Corn Creek
      • Lower Corn Creek
      • Petersburg
    • Holden [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden
      • Holden [Millard County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
      • Former names for Holden:
      • Cedar Springs
      • Fort Buttermilk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden<2>
    • Scipio [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scipio
      • Scipio [Millard County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scipio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scipio<2>
  • Piute County
    • Hoovers [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoovers
      • Hoovers [Piute County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoovers
    • Pittsburg [Piute County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
      • Pittsburg [Piute County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
    • Greenwich [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Piute County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Venice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Marysvale [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysvale
      • Marysvale [Piute County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysvale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysvale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysvale<2>
    • Kimberly [Piute County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimberly
      • Kimberly [Piute County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Kimberly. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Lower Kimberly [Piute County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Kimberly
      • Lower Kimberly [Piute County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Kimberly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Junction [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
      • Junction [Piute County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Junction<2>
  • Sanpete County
    • Axtell [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
      • Axtell [Sanpete County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Axtell
    • Clarion [Sanpete County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarion
      • Clarion [Sanpete County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Clarion. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Centerfield [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerfield
      • Centerfield [Sanpete County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerfield<2>
    • Fort Gunnison [Sanpete County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Gunnison
      • Fort Gunnison [Sanpete County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Fort Gunnison. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Gunnison [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunnison
      • Gunnison [Sanpete County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,675 people
      • Former name for Gunnison:
      • Hog Wallow
      • Gunnison has also been known as:
      • Gunnison City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunnison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gunnison<2>
    • Mayfield [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Sanpete County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Mayfield:
      • Cobblehaven
      • Frog Hollow
      • New London
      • Order
      • Skinny
      • Skunk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield<2>
    • Dover [Sanpete County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Sanpete County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Dover. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Fayette [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Sanpete County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<2>
    • Sterling [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
      • Sterling [Sanpete County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
      • Former names for Sterling:
      • Buncetown
      • Bunceville
      • Leesburg
      • Pettytown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling<2>
    • Manti [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manti
      • Manti [Sanpete County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,790 people
      • Former name for Manti:
      • Copenhagen
      • Manti has also been known as:
      • Manti City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manti
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manti<2>
  • Wayne County
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
    • Loa [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loa
      • Loa [Wayne County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loa<2>
    • Lyman [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Wayne County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<2>
    • Bicknell [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bicknell
      • Bicknell [Wayne County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Venice
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bicknell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bicknell<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Venice, see our County-by-County Page for Venice.

Newspapers Published in Venice ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 28 newspapers that have been published in the area around Venice.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Venice, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Venice.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Venice:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Utah

Cemeteries Near Venice ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Venice.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Venice covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Venice in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Venice.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Venice, with the one closest to Venice listed first.

  • Glenwood [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood [Sevier County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Venice
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 314 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Glenwood had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<2>
  • Sigurd [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sigurd
    • Sigurd [Sevier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sigurd had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigurd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigurd<2>
  • Richfield [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
    • Richfield [Sevier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,531 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,911 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Richfield had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richfield<2>
  • Annabella [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annabella
    • Annabella [Sevier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Annabella had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annabella
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annabella<2>
  • Elsinore [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsinore
    • Elsinore [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 256 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 893 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Elsinore had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsinore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsinore<2>
  • Monroe [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 880 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,383 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Monroe had a post office and railroad service
    • Former names for Monroe:
    • Alma
    • Monkey Town
    • South Bend
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<2>
  • Continue List ...
    • Salina [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salina
      • Salina [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 601 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,648 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Salina had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salina<2>
    • Redmond [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redmond
      • Redmond [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 169 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Redmond had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<2>
    • Burrville [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrville
      • Burrville [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Burrville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrville
    • Fillmore [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
      • Fillmore [Millard County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 514 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,694 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fillmore had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fillmore<2>
    • Meadow [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow [Millard County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 344 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Meadow had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Kanosh [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanosh
      • Kanosh [Millard County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 315 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Kanosh had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kanosh<2>
    • Greenwich [Piute County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Piute County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Venice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Greenwich had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Holden [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden
      • Holden [Millard County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 363 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Holden had a post office and no railroad service
      • Former names for Holden:
      • Cedar Springs
      • Fort Buttermilk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden<2>
    • Gunnison [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunnison
      • Gunnison [Sanpete County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 549 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,675 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gunnison had a post office and no railroad service
      • Former name for Gunnison:
      • Hog Wallow
      • Gunnison has also been known as:
      • Gunnison City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunnison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gunnison<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Venice. See our List of 1890's Communities around Venice.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Venice ...

While our initial data about Venice came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Venice in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Venice.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Utah Place Names
Written by: Van Cott, John W.
Published by the University of Utah Press, 1990
(Available from Amazon.com)

Shell Oil Road Map for Utah (1950)
Published by Shell Oil Company

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Venice. See our Misc Page for Venice for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Sevier County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sevier County: www.sevierutah.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Venice) 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 Venice. 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 VeniceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Venice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7983, Longitude: -112.0063    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Venice, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022