Box Elder County

Box Elder County, Utah

01 S Main St
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: (435) 734-3300
Fax: (435) 723-7562

On the northwestern border of UT, west of Ogden; organized Jan 5, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Weber County. Name Origin: For the abundant box elder trees in the area. It is more commonly known as the North American maple tree Acer negundo.

Area (sq mi):: 6729.03 (land 5723.34; water 1005.69) Population per square mile: 8.10
Population 2005: 46,440 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 42,745 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 1.00%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 28.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,625; median household $44,630; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,351-$21,911
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brigham City County seat (17,149)

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    One of Procter & Gamble's newest manufacturing sites built in 2011, is located in Box Elder County
    A 7,000-acre wildfire, sparked by lightning, moving quickly through dry vegetation in Box Elder County, Utah, closed Interstate 84 in both directions between Tremonton and Snowville on Friday, the Utah Department of Transportation confirmed.
    HUNTER: Gary Pichelmann, Spring Grove IL BAND #: 1078-89366 species: Canada Goose (F) BANDED: 06/05/13 LOCATION: S of Lampo Junction, Chesapeake Duck Club, Box Elder County, UT RECOVERED: 09/28/14 LOCATION: 2 mi W of Dorintosh, SK
    Utah State University researchers have been monitoring a culvert in Box Elder County since 2009.
    According to Box Elder County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Kevin Potter, the two had their canoe-like boat in a shallow marsh area when the man got out of the boat to either set up or collect decoys, and laid his 12-gauge shotgun across the bow of the boat.
    The new facility is expected to create more than 500 new jobs in Tremonton and the Box Elder County area.
    Breeder seed of P-7 was bulked across the 25 populations in direct proportion to their seed yield in 1995 in a replicated test at the Utah State University Blue Creek Farm, Box Elder County, UT (Larson et al., 2000).
    One cabinet specimen from Box Elder County, Utah, looks a lot like the recent specimens that came out of the Red Cloud mine.
    Bruening agrees and says there will always be growth on the edge that's going to be more single-family homes, but that edge will be in the next valley over--whether that's in Tooele County, Utah County or Box Elder County.
    Box Elder County is also in the midst of a push to further tourism, touting draws like Willard Bay--one of the most-visited places in the state--or City of Rocks National Reserve, Crystal Hot Springs, Golden Spike National Historic Site or the Sun Tunnels, as well as its thriving Bear River Migratory Bird Reserve.