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


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.

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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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