Teasdale, Utah

Summary

Teasdale, Utah
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 38°17′04″N 111°28′23″W / 38.28444°N 111.47306°W / 38.28444; -111.47306Coordinates: 38°17′04″N 111°28′23″W / 38.28444°N 111.47306°W / 38.28444; -111.47306
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyWayne
Settled1878
Named forGeorge Teasdale
Area
 • Total4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Land4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation7,103 ft (2,165 m)
Population
 • Total191
 • Density48/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84773
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-75470
GNIS feature ID2629955[1]

Teasdale is a census-designated place in western Wayne County, Utah, United States, between the Dixie and Fishlake National Forests and near Capitol Reef National Park. The population was 191 at the 2010 census. Teasdale lies along local roads south of State Route 24, southeast of the town of Loa, the county seat of Wayne County.[3] Teasdale has a post office with the ZIP code 84773.[4]

History

The town was founded by LDS settlers. They called it Bullberry Creek named after the creek adjacent to the town. In the early 1900s, the community was named for George Teasdale, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).[5]

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 191 people living in the CDP. There were 123 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 95.3% White, 2.6% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.0% Asian, 0.5% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Teasdale has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Teasdale, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  4. ^ USPS – Cities by ZIP Code
  5. ^ Jenson, Andrew (8 August 1891). "In Rabbit Valley". Deseret News. p. 195. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Teasdale, Utah

External links

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