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Big Water
Kane County, Utah


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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Big Water is approximately 413 (2009), 475 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 173 (1990), 219 (2010).
The amount of land area in Big Water is 15.723 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Big Water is 6.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Big Water to Washington DC is 1969 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 260 miles. (as the crow flies)
Big Water is positioned 37.06 degrees north of the equator and 111.66 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Big Water elevation is 4,200 feet above sea level.
Big Water per capita income is $ 19,536 (2009).
Big Water median income is $ 41,560 (2009).
The Big Water median home price is $ 111,999 (2009).
Big Water average annual precipitation is 4-10 inches peryear.


in south-central Utah near the Utah-Arizona border. Nearby communities include Henrieville, Cannonville, Tropic and Escalante, all in Utah and Page, Lechee, Bitter Springs and Kaibito, all in Arizona.
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typical of the high desert. Though it gets cold, there is little snowfall in winter. During the summer months, temperatures may frequently go over 100 degrees. The climate is typically dry with plenty of sunshine yearround.
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History & History Related Items

Big Water was first known as Glen Canyon City when it was organized in the 1950s for workers on the Glen Canyon Dam. It was incorporated on 29 Dec 1983 as Big Water.
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Big Water is near Lake Powell with numerous recreational opportunities and over 2,000 miles of shoreline to enjoy.
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Big Water City Government

Big Water Town website

Big Water Town
60 Aaron Burr
Big Water, Utah
Phone: 435-675-3760

Big Water is governed by a Town Council of four members and a mayor. There are several administrative positions such as clerk, attorney, inspector. There is a trained volunteer fire department and a Town Marshal for law enforcement. Big Water


The population of Big Water was:
1980 - 154
1990 - 326
2000 - 417
2009 - 413

Population Density:
2000 - 68.7 persons per square mile

Median age:
2000 - 39 years

The Number of Housing Units was:
1990 - 173
2000 - 264

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 30,278
2009 - $ 41,560

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 15,026
2009 - $ 19,536

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 59,200
2009 - $ 111,999

Big Water is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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