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Hanksville

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Hanksville [1] is a tiny town located in the Canyon Country of Utah.

Understand

The town was settled in 1882 by a small group of Mormon pioneers led by Ebenezer Hanks. With a population of about 200 people the tiny town's economy is driven by agriculture and mining, as well as from tourism due to the town's location between several national parks.

Get in

The town is located at the junction of State Routes 24 and 95, and is approximately fifty miles south of Interstate 70.

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Get out

  • Capitol Reef National Park. The park is located about 45 miles west of the town and preserves the Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile long wrinkle in the earth's crust.



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