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Welcome to Yost ...
Although we found mention of Yost during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Yost was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
We've added Yost to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Yost, please Contact Us.
The location of Yost has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Yost was established in 1935.
Yost is 5,970 feet [1,820 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Yost is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Yost might be (or was) located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Yost and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
We believe that Yost would be found within the (435) area code.
Communities Also Named Yost ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Yost - they are located in Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yost.
Communities near Yost ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yost.
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 Yost. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yost.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yost. 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 Yost.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yost. See our Newspapers Page for Yost.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yost ...
Looking for more information about Yost? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Yost, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Yost.
Adding Yost to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Yost in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Yost was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Yost in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Yost.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Box Elder County: www.boxeldercounty.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024