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(Uintah County)

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Census Data for Watson ...

So far, we have found very little information about Watson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Watson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Watson, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Watson has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Watson, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Rangely (CO)2,332   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Dinosaur (CO)325   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

Uintah County ...

Watson is located in Uintah County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Uintah County.

Population Rings for Watson ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Watson and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Watson. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Watson, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
25 mi   [40 km]22,332-1.4%
30 mi   [48 km]32,657-1.74%

Miscellaneous Information for Watson ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Uintah County or the community of Watson:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Watson:

GNIS ID for Watson: 1437715

GNIS ID for Uintah County: 1448037

GNIS ID for Utah: 1455989

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 49 (Utah)

County Code: 047 (Uintah County)

Place Code: 82125 (Watson)

State & County Code: 49/047 (Utah / Uintah County)

State & Place Code: 49/82125 (Utah / Watson)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Watson would have been located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #8 (the Mountain Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Watson.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Uintah County: www.co.uintah.ut.us/

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>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 Watson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8819, Longitude: -109.1584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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