A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Virgin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Virgin has a population of 658 people<2> (see below for details).
Virgin was established in 1857.
The community of Virgin is 3,550 feet [1,082 m] above sea level.<3> 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.
The area code for Virgin: (435)
The ZIP code for Virgin: 84779<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Virgin had an population of 658 people. This is an increase of 10.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 67.01% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 394 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Virgin.
Adding Virgin to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Virgin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Virgin elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Virgin mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Virgin on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Virgin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Virgin.
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 Virgin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Virgin.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Virgin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Virgin. See our Newspapers 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
The official website for Washington County: www.washco.state.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2021