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Welcome to Westwater ...

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

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




Westwater would have been located within present day Grand County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Westwater is 4,310 feet [1,314 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Westwater is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Westwater was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Westwater still existed, it would have been in the (435) area code.

Communities near Westwater ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Westwater and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fruita (CO)   [Map]   13,294   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gateway (CO)   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Glade Park (CO)   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grand Junction (CO)   [Map]   62,475   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Loma (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mack (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Westwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Westwater - it's located in New Mexico.

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

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 Westwater. 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 Westwater. 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 Westwater.

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

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The official website for Grand County: www.grandcountyutah.net/

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



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 Westwater, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westwater - 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 starting in Westwater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westwater) 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 Westwater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westwater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0783, Longitude: -109.1123     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westwater.

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