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Located in: San Juan County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: White Cyn.

Time Zone: White Canyon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (435)

Elevation: 3,700 feet [1,127.76 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within White Canyon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8100, Longitude: -110.4321     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Canyon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   37° 48' 36"
Lon:   -110° 25' 55"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Hite South

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for White Canyon

GNIS ID:   1437721
FIPS State / Place Code:   49 / 83970

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for White Canyon)


About San Juan County

The community of Monticello is the County Seat for San Juan County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for San Juan)

Population

2017:<5>     15,356   (4.14% increase since 2010)  
2010:     14,746   (2.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     14,413

Total Area:<6>   7,933 sq. miles [20,546.8 km²]   - of which 1.43% is water (113.2 sq. miles [293.1 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   5,734

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for San Juan

GNIS ID:   1448032
FIPS State / County Code:   49 / 037

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for White Canyon)


About Utah

From the US Census

Population

2017:     3,101,833   (12.23% increase since 2010)  
2010:     2,763,885   (23.77% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,233,169

Websites for State of Utah

Official Website:   www.utah.gov/
Tourism:   utah.com/trip-planning
Parks:   stateparks.utah.gov/
Fishing:   wildlife.utah.gov/fishing-in-utah.html
Hunting:   wildlife.utah.gov/hunting-in-utah.html

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Utah

GNIS ID:   1455989
FIPS State:   49

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for White Canyon)

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Footnotes ...

<1>While White Canyon is in the Mountain Time Zone and observes daylight saving time, the area to the south is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not..

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of White Canyon, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes White Canyon.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of White Canyon. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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