Hamiltons Fort, Utah

Hamiltons Fort is an unincorporated community in south-central Iron County, Utah, United States.[1][2]

Hamiltons Fort, Utah
Hamilton Fort is located in Utah
Hamilton Fort
Hamilton Fort
Location of Hamilton Fort within the State of Utah
Hamilton Fort is located in the United States
Hamilton Fort
Hamilton Fort
Hamilton Fort (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°37′10″N 113°09′03″W / 37.61944°N 113.15083°W / 37.61944; -113.15083Coordinates: 37°37′10″N 113°09′03″W / 37.61944°N 113.15083°W / 37.61944; -113.15083
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyIron
Elevation5,568 ft (1,697 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
84753
Area code(s)435
GNIS feature ID1454331[1]

DescriptionEdit

A post office called Hamiltons Fort was in operation between 1859 and 1913.[3] Variant names were "Hamilton Fort", "Fort Hamilton", "Fort Hamblin", "Hamblin", "Hambleton", and "Hamilton".[1] The community was named after John Hamilton, a pioneer settler.[4][5]

See alsoEdit

  Utah portal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Hamiltons Fort". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "MyTopo Maps - Hamilton Fort, UT, USA" (Map). mytopo.com. Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Retrieved 12 Mar 2018.
  3. ^ "Post Offices: Utah, Iron County". postalhistory.com. Las Vegas, Nevada: Jim Forte. Retrieved 22 Jan 2018.
  4. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 185.
  5. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide to the Origins of Geographic Names: A Compilation. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 175. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 12 Mar 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hamiltons Fort, Utah at Wikimedia Commons