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Welcome to Wales ...

The town of Wales is located in Sanpete County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wales has a population of 362 people<1> (see below for details).

Wales was established in 1859.

The community of Wales is 5,640 feet [1,719 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Wales is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Wales: (435)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wales had a population of 302 people. This makes Wales the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Wales represents 0.01% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 302 people, the population of Wales increased 37.9% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 219 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wales had an population of 362 people. This is an increase of 19.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 65.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wales ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ephraim   [Map]   7,146   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairview   [Map]   1,305   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fountain Green   [Map]   1,126   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Levan   [Map]   904   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Manti   [Map]   3,540   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moroni   [Map]   1,500   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wales ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Wales - they are located in Alaska, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wales. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wales. 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 Wales.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wales ...

Looking for more information about Wales? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wales, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wales.

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wales.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Wales. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wales) 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 Wales. 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 Wales

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wales. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4857, Longitude: -111.6362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wales have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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