While the Beehive State’s most populous areas might be obvious, its smallest towns span a slew of counties across the state.

The top six cities with the most people are in Salt Lake and Utah counties, but the 25 smallest towns are found across the state. Here are tidbits on each of them.

Population information is gathered from 2016 estimates by the Utah Department of Workforce Services.

25. Torrey

Population: 241

Location: Wayne County

Torrey is a gateway town for Capitol Reef National Park, according to its website.

24. Leamington

Population: 231

Location: Millard County

Leamington experienced “boom time when the huge Intermountain Power Plant was built at Lynndyl, from the early to the mid-1980s,” according to the Deseret News.

23. Boulder

Population: 225

Location: Garfield County

Boulder was named after a nearby mountain and “rests at an elevation of nearly 7,000 feet,” according to the Deseret News.

22. Bryce Canyon City

Population: 223

Location: Garfield County

At the entrance of Bryce Canyon National Park, the city’s Ruby’s Inn employs 600 workers at the peak season with the park’s more than a million tourists yearly, according to the Deseret News.

21. Henrieville (tie)

Population: 220

Location: Garfield County

Kodachrome Basin State Park located near Henrieville includes sedimentary monoliths “left standing like sentinels by the action of the wind,” according to Atlas Obscura.

21. New Harmony (tie)

Population: 220

Location: Washington County

New Harmony is surrounded by Pine Mountain, Bumblebee Range and Kolob Canyon, according to the town’s website.

19. Hanksville

Population: 214

Location: Wayne County

An excavation team found four long-necked sauropods, two carnivorous dinosaurs and a possible herbivorous Stegosaurus near Hanksville in 2008, according to the Deseret News.

18. Interlaken

Population: 209

Location: Wasatch County

Interlaken sits above Midway and became a town in 2015, according to KPCW.

17. Independence

Population: 204

Location: Wasatch County

16. Clawson

Population: 190

Location: Emery County

Clawson got its name after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ apostle Rudger Clawson, who arrived and organized a ward, according to “Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

15. Woodruff

Population: 188

Location: Rich County

The temperature in Woodruff “plunged to 50 below zero on Feb. 6, 1899 — still the state record for lowest recorded temperature in a municipality,” according to the Deseret News.

14. Junction

Population: 174

Location: Piute County

Junction was first known as City Creek when it was originally settled in 1880, according to piute.org.

13. Snowville

Population: 172

Location: Box Elder County

This Box Elder County city is named for Lorenzo Snow, the fifth president …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Utah News

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These are Utah’s 25 smallest towns

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