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Welcome to Virgin ...

The town of Virgin is located in Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Virgin has a population of 633 people<1> (see below for details).

Virgin was established in 1857.

The community of Virgin is 3,550 feet [1,082 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Virgin is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Virgin 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.

Virgin lies within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Virgin: 84779<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Virgin had a population of 596 people. This makes Virgin the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Virgin represents 0.02% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 169th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 596 people, the population of Virgin increased 51.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 394 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Virgin had an population of 633 people. This is an increase of 6.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.66% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Virgin.

Communities near Virgin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Colorado City (AZ)   [Map]   4,837   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Apple Valley   [Map]   773   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hildale   [Map]   2,926   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   17,135   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
La Verkin   [Map]   4,345   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Leeds   [Map]   862   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Virgin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Virgin - they are located in Nevada and Ohio.

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

See 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 Virgin. 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 Virgin. 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 Virgin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Virgin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Virgin ...

Looking for more information about Virgin? 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 Virgin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Virgin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Virgin. 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 Virgin.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Virgin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Virgin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Virgin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Virgin) 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 Virgin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Virgin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virgin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2036, Longitude: -113.1888     [Map].

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