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Welcome to Venice ...

Venice is located in Sevier County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Venice, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1900.

Venice is 5,220 feet [1,591 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Venice is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Venice: (435)

Communities Also Named Venice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Venice - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Venice.

Communities near Venice ...

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

  • Richfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Salina
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Monroe
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe is located in Sevier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,383 people
    • Former names for Monroe:
    • Alma
    • Monkey Town
    • South Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe <3>
  • Aurora
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Elsinore
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Annabella
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Redmond
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redmond
    • Redmond is located in Sevier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond <3>
  • Central Valley
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Valley
    • Central Valley is located in Sevier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
    • Former names for Central Valley:
    • Central
    • Inverury
  • Sigurd
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Joseph
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph
    • Joseph is located in Sevier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 360 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Venice ...

Looking for more information about Venice? 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 Venice, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Venice.

Adding Venice to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Venice was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Venice post office opened in 1900.

We also found Venice on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Utah (1950).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Venice.

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:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Sevier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Venice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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