Piute County

Piute County, Utah

550 N Main St
Junction, UT 84740
Phone: (435) 577-2840
Fax: (435) 577-2433

In south-central UT; organized Jan 16, 1865 (prior to statehood) from Beaver County. Name Origin: For the sub-tribe of the Ute Indians. The name means 'water Ute.'

Area (sq mi):: 765.76 (land 757.81; water 7.95) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 1,365 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 1,435 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $12,697; median household $29,625; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,522-$19,001
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.20% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Jamboree is a Piute County Tourism event, sponsored and managed by a volunteer Jamboree Committee made up of local businesses, citizens, and elected officials.
"It's the perfect time of year to ride the Paiute Trail system, the temperature is just right and it provides one last outing before school starts," stated Darin Bushman - Piute County Commissioner.
Piute County is nestled at the base of the majestic Tushar Mountains in a high mountain valley.
Western Pacific Resources Corporation (WRP - TSXV), a company focused on developing the polymetallic Deer Trail Mine in Piute County, Utah, has granted incentive stock options.
2, 1920, in Piute County, Utah, to Ralph and Althea Frederick.
Gold Hill on the state's western border and Kimberly in Piute County also enjoyed short and gaudy careers.