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Parowan is a city in and the county seat of Iron County, Utah, United States. The population was 2,565 at the 2000 census. Parowan became the first incorporated city in Iron County in 1851. A fort that had been constructed on the east side of Center Creek the previous year was an initial in the development of ironworks in the region. Parowan served as the agricultural support base for the local iron industry, whose blast furnace was located in nearby Cedar City. Eventually, the ironworks were decommissioned. According to local historian Jean Hendrickson, the word Parowan means “Evil Water” in the Piute Indian language. The myth says a young maiden was on the shore of the "Little Salt Lake" washing and a wave came and took her; hence the name Evil Water. Despite occasional successes, the... (from wikipedia)

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Iron County2,680 Population (as of 2000)
Utah State0 Population (current)
246.2 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.2 Square Miles of Water$99,400 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$32,578 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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69 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,117,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
313 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$4,898,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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