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Mexican Hat
San Juan County, Utah


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The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Mexican Hat is approximately 259 (1990), 31 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 71 (1990), 17 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mexican Hat is 38.21 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mexican Hat to Washington DC is 1870 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 279 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mexican Hat is positioned 37.12 degrees north of the equator and 109.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mexican Hat elevation is 4,200 feet above sea level.


On the eastern side of Lake Powell near the Arizona border near the small town of Bluff and not far from the Four Corners area
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History & History Related Items

The unusual name for Mexican Hat came because of a 2,500 ton rock formation near town which looked like an upside down Mexican sombrero. It is 60 feet wide and 12 feet thick. The town has been boom or bust several times during its history depending on what commodity was located nearby, such as: gold, oil and uranium
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