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Welcome to Whiterocks ...

Whiterocks is located in Uintah County.

Whiterocks was established in 1868.

Whiterocks is 6,030 feet [1,838 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Whiterocks is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Whiterocks: (435)

The ZIP code for Whiterocks: 84085<2>

Communities near Whiterocks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ballard   [Map]   1,040   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bennett   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bluebell   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Duchesne   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gusher   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lapoint   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whiterocks. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whiterocks. 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 Whiterocks.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whiterocks ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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


Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whiterocks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Whiterocks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whiterocks or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whiterocks. 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 Whiterocks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiterocks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4680, Longitude: -109.9306     [Map].

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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 Whiterocks.

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