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Milford
Beaver County, Utah

ZipCodes
84751




Page Contents for Milford, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Milford is approximately 1,451 2000, 1409 2010.
The approximate number of families is 522 1990, 498 2010.
The amount of land area in Milford is 2.338 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Milford is 1.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Milford to Washington DC is 2042 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Milford is positioned 38.39 degrees north of the equator and 113.01 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Milford elevation is 4,968 feet above sea level.
Milford median income is $ 35,809 2000.
The Milford median home price is $ 74,000 2000.
Milford average annual precipitation is 10 inches peryear.
Milford average annual snowfall is 47.8 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 28.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 48.3 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 50.6 degrees F.

Location

in central Utah, 30 miles west of Interstate 15. Nearby communities include Minersville, Adamsville, Greenville and Beaver.
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History & History Related Items

Arvin Stoddard built the first house in this area in 1880. Around the same time, others were scouring the nearby hills for ore deposits and gold. Besides mining, cattle-raising was a major part of the history of the area. Many ranches were developed in outlying areas from Milford, one of the largest being the Pike Springs Ranch. During this time period in the late 1800's, Milford also was a terminal for the Southern Utah Railroad. The cattle industry relied heavily on the railroad to ship their products. It was also important as a supply line for the local mines. Once the mines were closed, the agriculture and cattle ranches of the area helped Milford retain its prosperity. The Union Pacific Railroad runs north-south through Milford making the city an important link in interstate commerce.

The city's name came from the miners who had to cross the Beaver River to and from the mines. They called it Mill Ford, but it was later shortened to Milford.
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The incorporation of Milford

30 November 1903


Attractions

Minersville Reservoir
a nearby recreation area operated by Beaver County.

Beaver County Travel Council
P.O. Box 272
Beaver, UT 84713
Phone: 435-438-5438
Toll-free: 866-891-6655
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Milford City Government

City of Milford
26 South 100 West
Milford, Utah 84751

Milford has a Manager by ordinance form of government.



Beaver county maintains an office in Milford in the Milford City office building at:
26 South 100 West
Milford, UT
Phone: 435-387-5571
Fax: 435-387-2524

Milford Libraries

Milford Public Library
400 South 100 West
Milford, Utah Milford

Miscellany

The population of Milford was:
1900 - 279
1990 - 1,107
2000 - 1,451

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