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Encyclopedia > Iron County, Utah
Iron County, Utah
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Map of Utah highlighting Iron County
Location in the state of Utah
Map of the USA highlighting Utah
Utah's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1852
Seat Parowan
Largest City Cedar City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,302 sq mi (8,552 km²)
3,298 sq mi (8,542 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.12%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

33,779
10/sq mi (4/km²)
Time zone Mountain : UTC-7/-6
Website: www.ironcounty.net
Named for: Iron mines

Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of 2000 the population was 33,779 and by 2005 was estimated at 38,311. It was originally named Little Salt Lake Valley, and renamed for the iron mines west of Cedar City. Its county seat is Parowan and the largest city is Cedar City6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_UT.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Utah ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Parowan is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Cedar City is a city located in Iron County, Utah, 250 miles South of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... MST is UTC-7 The Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-7. ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Standard atomic weight 55. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Standard atomic weight 55. ... This article is about mineral extraction. ... Cedar City is a city located in Iron County, Utah, 250 miles South of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Parowan is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Cedar City is a city located in Iron County, Utah, 250 miles South of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15. ... 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. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,552 km² (3,302 mi²). 8,542 km² (3,298 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.12%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... Kane County is a county located in the state of Utah. ... Garfield County is a county located in the state of Utah. ... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Nevada. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 33,779 people, 10,627 households, and 8,076 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/mi²). There were 13,618 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.00% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 2.18% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 1.78% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 4.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The top 5 Ethnic groups in Iron County are: 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...

There were 10,627 households out of which 41.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.20% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.00% were non-families. 15.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.45. This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... “Scot” redirects here. ... “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 31.20% under the age of 18, 20.60% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 16.10% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $33,114, and the median income for a family was $37,171. Males had a median income of $30,800 versus $19,831 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,568. About 13.10% of families and 19.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.40% of those under age 18 and 6.50% of those age 65 or over. 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. ...


Cities and towns

Brian Head is a town located in Iron County, Utah. ... Cedar City is a city located in Iron County, Utah, 250 miles South of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15. ... Enoch is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Kanarraville is a town located in Iron County, Utah. ... Paragonah is a town located in Iron County, Utah. ... Parowan is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Summit is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Duck Creek is a is a small village-type town located in Iron County, Utah, on the top of Cedar Mountain. ... Beryl is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... New Castle is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Lund is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ... Hamilton Fort is a city located in Iron County, Utah. ...

See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Iron County, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (408 words)
Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah.
As of 2000 the population was 33,779 and by 2005 was estimated at 38,311.
In the county, the population was spread out with 31.20% under the age of 18, 20.60% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 16.10% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
Washington County, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (480 words)
As of 2000, the county's population was 90,354 and by 2005 was estimated at 118,885.
In the county, the population was spread out with 31.20% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 17.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,212, and the median income for a family was $41,845.
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