Thompson Springs Utah History & Travel Info

Thompson Springs, also known as Thompson, is a small, unincorporated village in central Grand County, Utah. The town is just north of the east-west highway route shared by Interstate 70, U.S. Route 6 and U.S. Route 50, between Crescent Junction and Cisco. The county seat of Moab is about 35 miles to the south. Thompson Springs is located in high desert country at an elevation of over 5,000 feet , with the Book Cliffs just to the north. The town's zip code is 84540.

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Thompson Springs is also the site of some spectacular rock art left by early native Americans. The Fremont culture thrived from A.D. 600 to 1250 and was a contemporary with the Anasazi culture of the Four Corners area. There is also rock art from the Archaic period dating from 7000 B.C., the Barrier Canyon period from around 2000 B.C., and the Ute tribe dating from A.D. 1300.

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