Utah County

Utah County, Utah

100 E Center St Suite 2300
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: (801) 851-8136
Fax: (801) 851-8146
www.co.utah.ut.us

In north-central UT, south of Salt Lake City; original county; organized Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood); includes Cedar County; which was abolished in 1862. Name Origin: For the Ute Indians Ute or Eutaw is variously defined as 'in the tops of the mountains,' 'high up,' 'the hill dwellers,' 'the land of the sun,' or 'the land of plenty.'

Area (sq mi):: 2140.98 (land 1998.33; water 142.64) Population per square mile: 222.10
Population 2005: 443,738 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 20.40%; 1990-2000 39.80% Population 2000: 368,536 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 1.10%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 23.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,557; median household $45,833; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,641-$20,506
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Provo County seat (99,624)
  • Orem (88,619)
  • Pleasant Grove (27,116)
  • Lehi (25,665)
  • Spanish Fork (22,839)
  • American Fork (22,387)
  • Springville (21,507)
  • Payson (14,542)
  • Highland (12,332)

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    The growth will largely take place in Utah County because there is still land available in Cedar Valley, in areas like Eagle Mountain, while the other Wasatch Front counties--Salt Lake, Davis and Weber, are all constrained by mountains and the Great Salt Lake.
    This company offers a range of single-family and townhome options with a geographic concentration spanning northern Utah County, Salt Lake County and southern Davis County.
    Shortly after, Przybycien walked up to Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.
    By having a law enforcement presence in the hospital, we will have a quicker response to any possible threats, explained Brian Andreason, Intermountains Director of Safety and Security in Utah County.
    The Utah County Attorney's Office decided that the homeowner was justified in his use of force and would not face charges in connection with the shooting.
    The Utah county attorney had threatened to prosecute them after the show debuted, but he never did.
    This individual clearly was not going to be taken without a fight,'' Utah County Jim Tracy said.
    The EPA previously conducted a cleanup at the Utah County facility after a fire in 1992 and another mishap in 2008.
    The company builds new construction single family homes and new townhomes in Cache Valley, Utah County, Salt Lake County and Weber County.
    Utah County Sheriff's Sergeant Spencer Cannon said: "Maybe they realised it was there and it was just too late to get away.
    The Sam White Bridge was the fourth of six bridges moved by self-propelled modular transporters on UDOT's Utah County 1-15 Corridor Expansion, and the department's 23rd time moving a bridge under its accelerated bridge construction program--nearly double the number moved by all other States combined.
    Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said the cause of death would probably never be known but contributing factors probably included him being upside down for a prolonged time and the cold in the cave.

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