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Welcome to Whiterocks ...

Whiterocks is located in Uintah County<1>.

Whiterocks was established in 1868.

Whiterocks is 6,030 feet [1,838 m] above sea level.<2> 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

Whiterocks lies within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Whiterocks: 84085<3>

Communities near Whiterocks ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Whiterocks.

  • Roosevelt [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roosevelt
    • Roosevelt [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Whiterocks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roosevelt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roosevelt<5>
  • Ballard [Uintah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballard
    • Ballard [Uintah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Whiterocks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballard
  • Myton [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myton
    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Whiterocks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<5>
  • Tridell [Uintah County]
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    • Neola [Duchesne County]
    • Bennett [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett
      • Bennett [Uintah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Whiterocks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
    • Lapoint [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapoint
      • Lapoint [Uintah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Whiterocks
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapoint have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapoint
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapoint<5>
    • Cedarview [Duchesne County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarview
      • Cedarview [Duchesne County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Whiterocks
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fort Duchesne [Uintah County]
    • Gusher [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gusher
      • Gusher [Uintah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Whiterocks
      • Former names for Gusher:
      • Moffat
      • Sober City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gusher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gusher<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whiterocks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whiterocks.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Whiterocks.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whiterocks. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Whiterocks to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whiterocks in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Whiterocks was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.

We also found Whiterocks in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Whiterocks on our Genealogy Page.

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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: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Uintah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whiterocks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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).
<4>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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whiterocks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhiterocksOur 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    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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