Duchesne County

Duchesne County, Utah

734 N Center St
Duchesne, UT 84021
Phone: (435) 738-1101
Fax: (435) 738-5522

In north-central UT, east of Provo; organized Aug 13, 1914 from Wasatch County. Name Origin: For the Duchesne River, which flows through the county. Origin of name unknown. Possibly for Rose Du Chesne (1769-1852), founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart in America; for a fur trapper of that name; or for Fort Duquesne, PA

Area (sq mi):: 3255.97 (land 3238.05; water 17.92) Population per square mile: 4.70
Population 2005: 15,354 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 6.80%; 1990-2000 13.60% Population 2000: 14,371 (White 88.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 9.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 28.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,326; median household $31,298; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,981-$21,091
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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For Millard County it's 62 percent, for Uintah County it's 57 percent and for Duchesne County it's 41 percent.
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Waterford Institute, a Sandy, Utah-based research and education technology nonprofit, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 18 Utah school districts: Beaver, Daggett, Duchesne County, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Kane, Millard, North Sanpete, North Summit, Piute, Rich, San Juan, Sevier, South Sanpete, South Summit, Tintic and Wayne.
was recently awarded the Victory Pipeline Phase I project--a $12 million dollar water transportation job that will serve seven water districts in Duchesne County, UT.
Located 120 miles east of Salt Lake City, the Duchesne County Jail houses 150 state inmates.
Bruton, class valedictorian, has received honors in the State Academic Decathlon, the Duchesne County School District Academic Excellence tests, the United States National Mathematics competition, Sterling Scholar program, and as a National Merit Scholar.
Duchesne County is the ninth most energy dependent county in the country.
Contract Awarded To Build The Victory Pipeline Water Transportation Project In Duchesne County
was recently awarded the Victory Pipeline Phase I project -- a $12 million dollar water transportation job that will serve seven water districts in Duchesne County.
The 1997 increase in proved reserves was due to the acquisition of properties, the drilling of 80 wells in the Monument Butte Field in Duchesne County, Utah and the continued installation of secondary recovery water flood operations.
Duchesne County continued to exhibit growth in mining, while construction activity fell a bit.
1 million to drill additional wells in the Lower Green River and Upper Wasatch formations, south of the Altamont-Bluebell oil field in Utah's Uintah Basin in Duchesne County based on the results to date of the Bar F 1-20-3-2 well.