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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wattis Junction.

This page contains six sections:

Around Wattis Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mapleton. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Wattis Junction. Mapleton has a population of 9,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Price. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the northeast of Wattis Junction and has a population of 8,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wattis Junction and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Castle Dale   [Map]   1,499   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elk Ridge   [Map]   3,757   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ephraim   [Map]   7,146   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ferron   [Map]   1,507   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Helper   [Map]   2,091   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Huntington   [Map]   1,950   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manti   [Map]   3,540   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mona   [Map]   1,685   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moroni   [Map]   1,500   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   3,418   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Nephi   [Map]   5,952   W   46 miles [74 km]
Orangeville   [Map]   1,341   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Salem   [Map]   8,210   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wellington   [Map]   1,604   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Woodland Hills   [Map]   1,548   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Dams   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chester   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clawson   [Map]   185   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   441   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
East Carbon City   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elmo   [Map]   407   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairview   [Map]   1,305   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fountain Green   [Map]   1,126   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hiawatha   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kenilworth   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scofield   [Map]   22   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spring City   [Map]   1,045   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wales   [Map]   362   W   34 miles [54.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Wattis Junction, please visit our County-by-County Page for Wattis Junction.

Carbon County ...

Wattis Junction is located in Carbon County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Carbon County: Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Sanpete & Utah.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wattis Junction ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Wattis Junction.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Wattis Junction.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wattis Junction. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Wattis Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Utah

    Utah Tourism
    Parks for Utah

    Fishing in Utah
    Hunting in Utah


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Utah

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Utah

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Utah

Airports Near Wattis Junction ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Wattis Junction.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntington Muni.   [Map]   69V   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carbon County Rgnl.(PUC/KPUC)   [Map]   PUC   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   43U   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Wattis Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wattis Junction. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Provo Muni. (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   PVU   NW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Canyonlands Fld. (CNY/KCNY)   [Map]   CNY   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntington Muni.   [Map]   69V   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carbon County Rgnl.(PUC/KPUC)   [Map]   PUC   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   43U   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Salt Lake City Intl.   (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]
        Website for Salt Lake City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Provo Muni.   (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
        Website for Provo Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Canyonlands Fld.   (CNY/KCNY)   [Map]
        Website for Canyonlands Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Carbon County Rgnl.   (PUC/KPUC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Carbon County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncountyutah.com/

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 Wattis Junction.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Wattis Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wattis Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wattis Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5341, Longitude: -110.9935     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wattis Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Wattis Junction), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wattis Junction.



 
 
 

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