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Castle Dale
Emery County, Utah


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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Castle Dale is approximately 1,704 (1990), 1630 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 554 (1990), 560 (2010).
The amount of land area in Castle Dale is 4.827 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Castle Dale to Washington DC is 1928 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 122 miles. (as the crow flies)
Castle Dale is positioned 39.22 degrees north of the equator and 111.01 degrees west of the prime meridian.


On Hwy 10 between Price and Interstate 70 in central Utah
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History & History Related Items

Castledale was settled in 1875 by Orange Seely, a cattleman in the area. He was a huge man of over 300 pounds who gave medical attention to the residents of the surrounding area, though he was not a medical doctor by education. The area is also known for its closeness to the peaks and spires of the San Rafael Swell where Butch Cassidy and other outlaws of the time hid away in Robbers Roost
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The founding of Castle Dale



Emery County Fair
(801) 381-2547, In early August each year. Traditional exhibits, commercial booths in park, concerts of local talent, luau, rodeo, parade.
Museum of the San Rafael - Open Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat 12-4, phone: (801) 381-5252
Historic, dinosaur and ancient Indian displays and artifacts, art gallery.
Pioneer Museum - Open Tues-Fri 10-4, Sat 12-4
phone: (801) 381-5154
Pioneer artifacts
San Rafael Swell in the Castledale area. Site of Robber's Roost, the hiding spot for Butch Cassidy's gang. Hiking, driving tours. Contains Goblin Valley State Park with unusual limstone formations. Off-road vehicle area, hiking, camping and picnicking.
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Castle Dale City Government

Emery County Sheriff
295 N Center St
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: 435-381-2404

Castle Dale Libraries

Emery County Library Castle Dale Branch
115 north 100 east
Castle Dale, Utah 84513
Phone: 435-381-2554
Hours: monday-friday 10-6
librarian: Odessa Jones and Roxanne Bohn
Emery County has 8 branch libraries.

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