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Encyclopedia > Beaver, Utah
Old Beaver County Courthouse, Beaver, Utah
Old Beaver County Courthouse, Beaver, Utah

Beaver is a city located in Beaver County, Utah. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,454. It is the county seat of Beaver CountyGR6. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1135x1500, 868 KB) Beaver, Utah, U.S.A. Old Beaver County Courthouse September 2005, Nikon D70, Photo by Cory Maylett File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Beaver... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1135x1500, 868 KB) Beaver, Utah, U.S.A. Old Beaver County Courthouse September 2005, Nikon D70, Photo by Cory Maylett File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Beaver... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Settled by Mormon Pioneers in 1856, Beaver was one of a string of Mormon settlements extending the length of Utah. A statue commemorating the Mormon pioneers The Mormon Pioneers were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who migrated across the United States from the midwest to the Salt Lake Valley in what is today the State of Utah. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq. ...


Beaver is the birthplace of two well-known, but very different, people: Philo T. Farnsworth and Butch Cassidy. Philo T. Farnsworth was the inventor of several critical electronic devices that made television possible, including the cathode ray tube. Butch Cassidy was a notorious western outlaw. This article needs cleanup. ... Butch Cassidy poses in the Wild Bunch group photo, Fort Worth, Texas, 1901 Robert LeRoy Parker (13 April 1866 - c. ... Cathode ray tube employing electromagnetic focus and deflection Cutaway rendering of a color CRT Electron guns Electron beams Focusing coils Deflection coils Anode connection Mask for separating beams for red, green, and blue part of displayed image Phosphor layer with red, green, and blue zones Close-up of the phosphor...


Beaver also has the distinction of being the first town in Utah to be electrified. A hydroelectric generation plant was constructed on the Beaver River early in the 20th century. The plant continues to provide a large part of Beaver's power requirements today. Electrification refers to changing a thing or system to operate using electricity. ... Hydroelectric dam diagram The waters of Llyn Stwlan, the upper reservoir of the Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Scheme in north Wales, can just be glimpsed on the right. ...


Geography

Beaver is located at 38°16'35" North, 112°38'20" West (38.276305, -112.638772)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 km² (4.6 mi²). 11.9 km² (4.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


To the east of Beaver lie the Tushar Mountains. The peaks in these mountains rise to over 12,000 feet (3,660 m).


Beaver is well known in Utah, as Interstate 15 (the main artery for the entire state) flows through the city.


Town is famous for the giant letter 'B', which is visible from space. Google Earth: 38 15' 52.26" N by 112 34' 57.20 W


Demographics

Location of Beaver, Utah

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 2,454 people, 856 households, and 653 families residing in the city. The population density was 206.9/km² (535.5/mi²). There were 1,021 housing units at an average density of 86.1/km² (222.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.74% White, 0.00% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.06% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 5.05% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image File history File links UTMap-doton-Beaver. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 856 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.33. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 32.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $33,646, and the median income for a family was $37,933. Males had a median income of $29,485 versus $17,159 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,412. 8.6% of the population and 6.7% of families were below the poverty line. 9.0% of those under the age of 18 and 6.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Coordinates: 38.276305° N -112.638772° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Beaver County, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (489 words)
Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah.
By 2004 the population was estimated at 6,077.
While explorers first visited present-day Beaver County in the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante expedition, the county was created by the Utah territorial legislature when Latter-day Saint settlers founded the city of Beaver, Utah in 1856.
Beaver, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (561 words)
Settled by Mormon Pioneers in 1856, Beaver was one of a string of Mormon settlements extending the length of Utah.
Beaver also has the distinction of being the first town in Utah to be electrified.
Beaver is well known in Utah, as Interstate 15 (the main artery for the entire state) flows through the city.
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