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Although we found mention of Wip during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Wip. If you can help us locate Wip, please Contact Us.




About Wip (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Davis County (see below)

Time Zone: Wip lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (385)<2>, (801)

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wip

GNIS ID:   None
FIPS State / Place Code:   49 / 84930

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


About Davis County

The community of Farmington is the County Seat for Davis County.

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

Population

2017:<3>     347,637   (13.43% increase since 2010)  
2010:     306,479   (28.24% increase since 2000)
2000:     238,994

Total Area:<4>   633 sq. miles [1,642 km²]   - of which 52.9% is water (335.2 sq. miles [868.1 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   97,570

Official Website:   www.daviscountyutah.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Davis

GNIS ID:   1448020
FIPS State / County Code:   49 / 011

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


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 Wip)

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



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Wip and then turned west". While Wip could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Wip as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Wip could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Utah community named Wip.

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<2>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wip.

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<3>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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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wip. 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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<5>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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wip.



 
 
 

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