Emery County

Emery County, Utah

95 E Main
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: (435) 381-5106
Fax: (435) 381-5183

In east-central UT; organized Feb 12, 1880 (prior to statehood) from Sanpete and Sevier counties. Name Origin: For George W. Emery, a territorial governor (1875-80)

Area (sq mi):: 4461.54 (land 4451.85; water 9.69) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 10,711 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 10,860 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 30.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,243; median household $39,850; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,987-$19,098
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Varela points to Emery County and Kanab as places that have made positive changes with tourism in mind.
Castle Valley Special Service District, in Emery County, Utah will install a 6-kilowatt system at the inlet of their new Ferron Water Treatment Plant.
According to the company, these acquired leases are located in Emery county, Eastern Utah and are subject to state of Utah royalties equal to 16.66%.
Huntsman Dale Fuller and his son, Jordan, 15, were scouting for shed elk antlers below Skyline Ridge in Emery County when they spotted a man walking down the trail towards them.
"Chuck has been a valuable part of The Reaper team for 30 years," Brehm told the weekly Emery County Progress, another Brehm paper.
MINE SAFETY and Health Administration (MSHA) in July fined the operator of the Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah, $1,340,000 for violations that directly contributed to the deaths of six miners last year.
The Genwal mine reported a "cave-in" at 3.50am, an hour after the magnitude 4.0 earthquake, the Emery County sheriff's office said.
Sergeant Mitch Vetere of the Emery County Sheriff's Office, who found Aron, said: "He's obviously one tough guy.''
We are also able to burn alternative fuels, like the tire oil that's now being produced in Emery County. There's opportunity for the old site in Orem with some of the steel mill leftovers that they have.